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Wed November 30, 2016

WRC calendar for 2017 confirmed WRC WRC calendar for 2017 confirmed The 2017 FIA World Rally Championship calendar has been announced today (Wednesday) by WRC Promoter. The exciting new-era championship, which will feature greater manufacturer interest with the return of automotive giants Toyota and Citroën, comprises the same 13 rounds as the...

Grönholm helps ERC's newest prospect IRC Grönholm helps ERC's newest prospect Jari Huttunen, who will compete in the FIA ERC Junior Championship for Opel next year, has been signed up by rally legend Marcus Grönholm to his management company. Considered one of Finland’s hottest prospects, Huttunen this year dominated the ADAC Opel Rallye Cup in Germany and...

Tue November 29, 2016

New i20 R5 takes win in Rallye du Var General New i20 R5 takes win in Rallye du Var Kevin Abbring and co-driver Seb Marshall yesterday claimed the first major rally victory for the New Generation i20 R5 at the Rallye du Var in the south of France. The Hyundai Motorsport crew took overall victory at the event, the last round of the French national championshi...

Sun November 20, 2016

Neuville claims 2nd in championship General Neuville claims 2nd in championship Hyundai Motorsport has completed the final round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with a strong podium finish as Thierry Neuville claimed third place on a dramatic final day in Rally Australia. All three New Generation i20 WRC crews finished inside the top-five ...

Volkswagen one-two to end an era WRC Volkswagen one-two to end an era The story of Volkswagen in the WRC ended with an exclamation mark: Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger (N/N) gave the most successful car in the history of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) a worthy send-off with another win at the Rally Australia. Victory in the Polo R WRC's...

Historic day for Skoda winning WRC2 Skoda Historic day for Skoda winning WRC2 Historic day for ŠKODA: The "Flying Finns" Esapekka Lappi and Janne Ferm are crowned World Champions. With their commanding victory at the Rally Australia, the ŠKODA works duo clinched the drivers' and co-drivers' title in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC 2) for the ...

Ostberg takes 6th down under Ford Ostberg takes 6th down under Kennards Hire Rally Australia was a noteworthy one for the M-Sport World Rally Team - waving goodbye to the current Ecoboost-powered Ford Fiesta RS WRC exactly twenty years to the week after signing an agreement with Ford and becoming regular contenders on the stages of the FIA W...

Wed November 16, 2016

ERC gives details on new calendar IRC ERC gives details on new calendar Rally di Roma Capitale will join the FIA European Rally Championship in 2017, one of eight events so far included on the provisional schedule for next season, which remains subject to final approval. Inclusion of the all-asphalt event, which features a stage that passes the w...

Loudon-clear guide to Rally Australia WRC Loudon-clear guide to Rally Australia Hard as it is to believe, this week's Rally Australia will be the final outing for the Volkswagen Motorsport team. Incredible. Instead of dwelling on a decision which took the World Rally Championship by surprise soon after last month's Wales Rally GB, let's focus...

Volkswagen quits WRC WRC Volkswagen quits WRC The Volkswagen brand realigns its motorsport programme. From 2017, Volkswagen will focus on new technologies and customer sport. The commitment to the FIA World Rally Championship is coming to an end after four historically successful years, in which Volkswagen won WRC titles in ...

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