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Mon December 31, 2012

Happy New Year 2013 starts WRC Happy New Year 2013 starts Happy, healthy and successful New Year to all our friends and visitors! To start the hopefully successful New Year today we have the entry list of the Rallye Monte Carlo 2013....

Fri December 21, 2012

Citroen launches Citroen Citroen launches "Citroen Top Driver" Building on its young driver development and support programme, and in partnership with Abu Dhabi, Total and Pirelli, Citroën Racing is set to launch the “Citroën Top Driver” series. Created to comply with the regulations for WRC 3, which will become part of the World Rally C...

Wed December 19, 2012

Delecour & Kronos unite for ERC Peugeot Delecour & Kronos unite for ERC François Delecour, since more than one year defending the colours of Visit Romania, will start very early with his 2013 promotion campaign for the 7th largest state of the European Union. In this country, with expanding economy and tourism, Delecour won the 2012 rally title and t...

Tue December 18, 2012

National Champs for ERC opener IRC National Champs for ERC opener Serious competition ahead as Baumschlager, Delecour, Kajetanowicz and Kopecký sign up for International Jännerrallye...

Mon December 17, 2012

Peugeot 208 Type R5 hits the road Peugeot Peugeot 208 Type R5 hits the road Following its unveiling at the 2012 Paris Motor Show in September, the 208 Type R5 met its first objective when it successfully took part in its first test programme before the end of 2012. The Peugeot 208 is consequently the first car built in compliance with the FIA's lates...

Sat December 15, 2012

Skoda is most successful brand of IRC Skoda Skoda is most successful brand of IRC ŠKODA has become the most successful brand in the history of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC). ŠKODA won its third consecutive titles in both the Drivers and Manufacturers categories in 2012, and set a new championship record by winning 27 IRC events in total....

ERC Calendar for 2013 confirmed IRC ERC Calendar for 2013 confirmed Thirteen exciting events on asphalt, gravel and snow will form the calendar for the new-look FIA European Rally Championship in 2013, Eurosport Events, the ERC promoter, has confirmed.   Running from January to November across Europe, the schedule features seven events on aspha...

Sat December 8, 2012

Int. Winners Championship, Croatia General Int. Winners Championship, Croatia United Business with Piero Longhi and Luca Rossetti will take part in the International Winners Championship IWC, the autosport event that will be held for the first time in Croatia on 8th December 2012 at Arena Hall in Zagreb. The Croatian race show follows the typology of th...

Perico wins Bologna S2000 show General Perico wins Bologna S2000 show Alessandro Perico dominates and wins the Bomboogie Trofeo S2000 Rally at the Bologna Motorshow held yesterday Thursday December 6th . The strong driver from Bergamo with the Peugeot 207 Super 2000 of PA Racing with Pirelli tyres and in the United Business livery won the presti...

Skoda receives FIA awards Skoda Skoda receives FIA awards ŠKODA received two cups at this year’s FIA Awards – for winning the European Championship (Hänninen & Markkula) and for its historic triumph in the Asia-Pacific Championship (Atkinson & Prevot). With championship titles on two continents, the IRC Championship title and a number o...

Thu December 6, 2012

New colours, same desire to win! Citroen New colours, same desire to win! Following on from the announcement at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, the title partnership agreed between Citroën Racing and Abu Dhabi now takes real shape with the presentation of the racing programmes for the 2013 season. The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team’s line-up fo...

Tue December 4, 2012

Proton Grizedale Stages Surprise General Proton Grizedale Stages Surprise After winning rallies at the highest level of Super 2000 rallying across the world, there was time for one more outing for the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (2011) title-taking Satria Neo S2000 last weekend. And the result was another stunning podium place for PROTON.  ...

Ford wishes Solberg well Ford Ford wishes Solberg well Ford has paid tribute to Norway’s Petter Solberg after he announced today (Tuesday) that he will not compete in the FIA World Rally Championship in 2013.   Solberg and co-driver Chris Patterson drove for Ford World Rally Team in the WRC in 2012, achieving four podium finishes a...

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