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Tue October 27, 2015

Turbo trouble keeps Max muted Ford Turbo trouble keeps Max muted Rally star Max Vatanen was frustrated to miss out on the Drive DMACK Fiesta Trophy at the championship showdown in Spain last weekend. The fast Finn had won the opening round of the season in Portugal earlier this year but his chances of taking the title were dashed on the fir...

Sun October 25, 2015

Hyundai Espana day3 WRC Hyundai Espana day3 The Hyundai Motorsport team has come away from a competitive Rally de España with a well-deserved podium finish following a dramatic Power Stage, which promoted Spaniard Dani Sordo into third position. All three of the team’s drivers had demonstrated good pace this weekend, r...

Skoda claims 1-2 in Catalunya Skoda Skoda claims 1-2 in Catalunya ŠKODA Motorsport celebrated a resounding one-two at the Rally Spain. ŠKODA works duo Pontus Tidemand/Emil Axelsson (S/S) won the penultimate race in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC 2) in their Fabia R5, claiming their first WRC 2 race victory for the Czech car-maker. Their ...

M-Sport after difficult Rally Spain Ford M-Sport after difficult Rally Spain M-Sport World Rally Team looked on course to secure a top position at this weekend's RallyRACC Catalunya - Costa Daurada, but when Ott Tänak and Elfyn Evans failed to finish yesterday's stages, the Spanish fixture turned into a fight of a different kind. Since Rallye Mont...

Kubica leads on gravel for first time WRC Kubica leads on gravel for first time Polish star Robert Kubica was able to use the extra speed of Pirelli's new Scorpion KHA gravel tyre to lead a gravel rally for the first time in his illustrious career, when he headed the field during the opening full day of the Rally RACC Catalunya-Costa Daurada. Unlike a...

Five out of Six for Quentin Gilbert Citroen Five out of Six for Quentin Gilbert After winning Rallye Monte-Carlo, in Portugal, Finland and France, Quentin Gilbert came into the Spanish round aiming for the same result. At the start of the only mixed-surface event (gravel/tarmac) on the calendar, he was also the first to spring into action. With his DS 3 R...

Important points for Citroen ahead of GB Citroen Important points for Citroen ahead of GB At the start of this, the final day of Rally Catalunya, Kris Meeke and Mads Østberg's aim was to hold onto their positions in the top six of the overall standings. Both Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team drivers initially held firm, despite coming under pressure from...

Maiden WRC win for VW's Mikkelsen WRC Maiden WRC win for VW's Mikkelsen A superlative victory: Andreas Mikkelsen and Ola Fløene have won the Rally Spain with Volkswagen to claim their first victory in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Their first WRC success completed a remarkable one-two for Volkswagen - the seventh of the season. The Norwegia...

Ogier crash gifts Mikkelsen maiden win WRC Ogier crash gifts Mikkelsen maiden win Andreas Mikkelsen claimed his maiden WRC victory at Spain’s RallyRACC Catalunya - Costa Daurada on Sunday when world champion Sébastien Ogier crashed out of the lead in the final speed test. In a hugely dramatic finale, Mikkelsen and co-driver Ola Floene finished the last sta...

Wed October 21, 2015

3 Fabia R5 works cars in Catalunya Skoda 3 Fabia R5 works cars in Catalunya A first for ŠKODA Motorsport: The Rally Spain (22 to 25 October) will be the first WRC 2 rally to be contested by three ŠKODA works duos in the Fabia R5. A Finnish/Swedish/Czech driving crew will line up for ŠKODA at the penultimate WRC 2 event of the season: Alongside Esapekka L...

Fri October 16, 2015

A 2nd position to defend Citroen A 2nd position to defend Since 2010, Rally de España has become something of a special round on the World Championship calendar. Based in Catalonia, this mixed-surface event serves up a unique course for the crews, with the opening leg held on gravel before switching to tarmac for Saturday and Sunday. ...

M-Sport chase championship boost Ford M-Sport chase championship boost M-Sport World Rally Team's Elfyn Evans and Ott Tänak will be looking for a strong haul of points on the penultimate round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Journeying to Spain for RallyRACC Catalunya - Costa Daurada, the team have high hopes of reigniting a three-way...

Hyundai fights for 2nd in championship WRC Hyundai fights for 2nd in championship Hyundai Motorsport will tackle the unique mixed surfaces of RallyRACC Catalunya - Costa Daurada (Rally de España) next weekend, the penultimate round of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), with the target of recovering second place in the Manufacturers standings. The...

A lap of honour for Gilbert Citroen A lap of honour for Gilbert Designed to enable talented young drivers to progress and acquire experience in the World Rally Championship, the FIA Junior WRC heads to Spain for something of a special event. After tackling Monte-Carlo partly on snow, rallies in Portugal, Poland and Finland on gravel and the T...

VW in Spain, one of a kind WRC VW in Spain, one of a kind All eyes on the surface - Volkswagen faces a unique challenge when it lines up with the Polo R WRC at the Rally Spain (22-25 October). The twelfth and penultimate round of this season's FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) is the only one on the WRC calendar, at which the drive...

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