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Sun August 26, 2018

Kopecky takes narrow win in Zlin IRC Kopecky takes narrow win in Zlin Jan Kopecký scored a record-extending seventh Barum Czech Rally Zlín victory against a strong FIA European Rally Championship field, pushed to the very end by ERC title leader Alexey Lukyanuk. Faced with mixed conditions during the rally’s final loop of stages, ŠKODA Motorspo...

Tue August 21, 2018

Barum Czech Rally Zlin Preview IRC Barum Czech Rally Zlin Preview The battle for FIA European Rally Championship glory will intensify in Czech Republic next week (24-26 August) when the country’s sealed-surface ERC contest hosts the latest chapter of this enthralling season. Barum Czech Rally Zlín is a Tarmac test like no other due to the bumpy...

Hat-trick hero Edwards wins Ulster Rally General Hat-trick hero Edwards wins Ulster Rally Matt Edwards and Darren Garrod continue their excellent run of form as the Welsh pairing won the John Mulholland Motors Ulster Rally at the weekend (17/18 August). The M-Sport crew mastered the mixed conditions to win three events from three this season to firmly cement their...

Mon August 20, 2018

Craig Breen ends on a high note Citroen Craig Breen ends on a high note Although Mads Østberg and Torstein Eriksen unfortunately went off at the start of today's final leg, Craig Breen and Scott Martin returned to the good form they had showed on Saturday's leg. They moved back up to finish seventh overall, proving that yesterday's perfor...

Kopecky takes WRC2 title lead Skoda Kopecky takes WRC2 title lead What a thrilling final for the WRC 2 category at ADAC Rallye Deutschland (16 –19/08/2018)! After having lost valuable time with a puncture on Saturday morning, ŠKODA factory crew Jan Kopeck ý/Pavel Dresler (CZ/CZ) started an impressive race to catch up. They fin...

Sun August 19, 2018

Tänak win sparks new title bid WRC Tänak win sparks new title bid Tänak threatens to gatecrash head-to-head title fight between Neuville and Ogier. The Estonian, driving a Toyota Yaris, won ADAC Rallye Deutschland by 39.2sec, three weeks after success in Finland. It was his second consecutive win on Germany's tricky asphalt roads a...

Hat-trick hero Edwards wins Ulster General Hat-trick hero Edwards wins Ulster Matt Edwards and Darren Garrod continue their excellent run of form as the Welsh pairing won the John Mulholland Motors Ulster Rally at the weekend (17/18 August). The M-Sport crew mastered the mixed conditions to win three events from three this season to firmly cement their...

Tue August 14, 2018

Loudon to co-drive for Greensmith Ford Loudon to co-drive for Greensmith Glasgow co-driver Stuart Loudon will join world champion squad M-Sport Ford World Rally Team to compete at this week's ADAC Rallye Deutschland. Stuart was called in by highly-rated British driver Gus Greensmith after his regular co-driver Craig Parry was injured in a test...

Sat August 11, 2018

Who is VW test driver Dieter Depping General Who is VW test driver Dieter Depping He is the unsung hero and secret pacemaker behind the successful Pikes Peak project: Dieter Depping. The man from Hannover, who celebrates his 52nd birthday today on 7 August, has been a motorsport test and development driver for Volkswagen for 16 years. Without him, the twelve t...

Loudon-clear guide to Rallye Deutschland WRC Loudon-clear guide to Rallye Deutschland The recipe of country roads, vineyards and military test tracks for Rally Germany - ADAC Rallye Deutschland locally - hasn't changed since it first arrived in the World Rally Championship 16 years ago. For the first eight of those, a key ingredient was Sébastien Loeb. The unb...

Fri August 3, 2018

Great stunt to promote Wales Rally GB WRC Great stunt to promote Wales Rally GB Dayinsure Wales Rally GB, Dayinsure, Zip World and Slate Mountain have joined forces to produce the sensational #Skydriver viral video promoting the UK's forthcoming round of the FIA World Rally Championship, adventure tourism in north Wales and the increasingly popular avail...

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