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Tue July 31, 2018

Behind scenes with the Rovanperäs WRC Behind scenes with the Rovanperäs Harri Rovanperä went into the Moksi stage of 2002's Rally Finland leading the event. His hopes and dreams of victory on the world's fastest rally were alive. Then they were gone. Along with the right-front wheel of his Peugeot 206 WRC. The Rovanperä name disappeared fo...

Citroen analyses great weekend Citroen Citroen analyses great weekend With its focus already shifted to next season, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT's approach was rewarded with second place secured by a Mads Østberg in irresistible form. This third podium of the season, following the second and third places collected in Sweden and Mexico respectiv...

Mon July 30, 2018

Ostberg gains amazing 2nd place Citroen Ostberg gains amazing 2nd place Mads Østberg and Torstein Eriksen held off a fightback from former three-time Rally Finland winner, Jari-Matti Latvala, in the closing stages to secure a hard-earned second place. Meanwhile, Craig Breen and Scott Martin moved up into eighth position during today's final leg, ...

World star Sordo to start in Barum Rally IRC World star Sordo to start in Barum Rally Dani Sordo will make his FIA European Rally Championship debut on Barum Czech Rally Zlín next month, driving a Hyundai i20 R5 on the all-asphalt spectacular. Sordo, a one-time winner in the world championship, is renowned for his Tarmac-driving prowess and has been called on t...

Mon July 23, 2018

Pirelli dominates Rally di Roma IRC Pirelli dominates Rally di Roma It was a triumphant Rally di Roma Capitale for Pirelli drivers, who occupied the first four places overall and achieved many important successes in the different categories of both the European and Italian championships. The event was controlled almost from the beginning by Al...

Lukyanuk title hopes alive with Roma win IRC Lukyanuk title hopes alive with Roma win Alexey Lukyanuk resisted a late challenge from double FIA European Rally Championship winner Giandomenico Basso for victory on Rally di Roma Capitale, securing his third win this season alongside co-driver Alexey Arnautov. Basso had more than halved Lukyanuk’s lead in a singl...

Mon July 16, 2018

Full preview Rallye di Roma Capitale IRC Full preview Rallye di Roma Capitale Excitement, learning and action will be among the watchwords when the FIA European Rally Championship heads to Italy next week for Rally di Roma Capitale (20-22 July). The all-asphalt contest, which starts in the historic city and features challenging stages within Rome and to th...

Breen on pace in Estonia Citroen Breen on pace in Estonia Craig Breen and Scott Martin posted the second-highest number of fastest stage times (three) on their way to third place in Estonia where they successfully achieved their objective of preparing for the 2018 Rally Finland later this month (July 26-29). This weekend's...

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