World Rally Championship

INTERVIEW: Ken Block drives an Audi electric

In 1932, the German automobile manufacturer Audi merged with the automobile companies Horch, DKW and Wanderer to form Auto Union. During this time, Auto Union created the line: “Vorsprung durch Technik” or “Being ahead through technology”. The modern era for Audi began in the 1960s when Volkswagen took over Auto …

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Mazda’s 323 GTX was a pocket rally rocket

Welcome to Throwback Thursday, where we look back at classic cars of yesteryear and their impact on automotive history. This week’s recap: Mazda’s fabulous 323 GTX. The 1980s and 90s were happy days for Japanese automakers. Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi and Subaru all developed sports coupes and hot compact cars …

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Sebastien Loeb Racing teams up with Polaris to field the SSV for Xavier de Soultrait at the 2023 Dakar Rally

Xavier de Soultrait has long competed in rally raids on two wheels after winning a stage Dakar Rally in the Bikes category and will be taking part in the event for eight years. However, for 2023 he will switch to four wheels when racing Polaris RZR Pro in the SSV …

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One of the last Ford Escort RS Cosworth is for sale

The car has only had one owner and is in immaculate condition! collect cars Ford Escort RS Cosworth Ford introduced the Escort in 1968 and kept it in production until 2000, with over 4.1 million escorts sold. That To accompany was the best selling car in Britain, particularly in the …

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Routec Racing and RAW Motorsports prevail in the Birkett Six Hour Relay

Routec Racing’s BMW Compacts won a dramatic six-hour relay from Birkett and took the lead from sister team BMW Triers in the last 30 minutes at the unusually warm Silverstone. The handicap trophy was, as always, the top prize at the endurance classic and the Routec Compact team was the …

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Sanjay Takale from Pune will represent India at the World Motorspots Games

Pune-based International Rally Champion Sanjay Takale will be the sole Indian at the forthcoming second edition of the World Motorsports Games, to be held October 26-30 at Circuit Paul Ricard in Marseille, France. “This is my first time representing India, which makes this opportunity very special,” said Takale. He will …

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World RX – Suárez prepares for the electrifying homecoming of the RX2e

The World RX of Catalunya (29-30 October) will mark a momentous homecoming for Pablo Suárez as the Spanish driver seeks a first win on home soil at the end of his second season of the FIA ​​RX2e Rallycross Championship. The 30-year-old, who is from Gran Canaria and lives in Barcelona, …

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Driving – Generation K – Residents of Portugal

A 22-year-old boy is currently the best rally driver in the world. Can he become the best…ever? Harri Rovanpera was a good rally driver. He raced in the World Rally Championship from 1993 to 2006 and was often a fan favorite at gravel events where he usually excelled. His greatest …

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Funding dispute halts Cyprus rally

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Ogier’s pride in passing on the crown

Ogier has become something of an FIA World Rally Championship legend, having won eight titles in the last decade. But the Frenchman’s reign ended on Sunday when he retired for Toyota Gazoo Racing team-mate Kalle Rovanperä. Rovanperä sealed the deal after winning round 11 in Auckland, becoming the youngest rider …

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WRC News | Why van Gisbergen believes the rally is his biggest challenge yet

With one of the most diverse and successful portfolios in motorsport, it’s hard to believe that racing all-rounder Shane van Gisbergen still has a lot more to learn. But that’s exactly what the two-time Supercars Champion is about to discover a whole new discipline of racing. Rally. Stan Sport is …

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WRC Generations will be released on Switch this December

Auto racing has become a big thing in recent years. Due to the meteoric rise of Formula 1, everyone is aware of the sport and its various iterations. One of those iterations is the World Rally Championship that is also under the FIA. Borrowing from its sister competition Formula 1, …

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Julien Ingrassia does not participate in Dakar 2023

After finishing its decorated World Rally Championship passenger career in 2021, Julien Ingrassia planned to switch to rally raiding with the goal of participating in the rally Dakar Rally 2023. However, those plans have been put on hold for the time being as he stated on Wednesday that he doesn’t …

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Young rally driver Hamza is joined by a navigator to get far in his career

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept. 20 (Reuters) – Kenyan rally navigator Adnan Din believes young rally driver Hamza Anwar will be one of the greats in the sport for years to come. Din cited Hamza’s speed behind the wheel as the youngster’s greatest asset, one that will take him to higher levels …

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Canon Professional Services Zoom on photographers at Safari Rally Kenya 2022

Revolutionary technology and world-class service for fast action photographers Canon’s high-performance devices are designed for absolute precision and outstanding performance, and the company strives to give photographers and videographers the opportunity to be in sync with the latest technology and photography. Among the many benefits offered to CPS members are …

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Motorsport: Hayden Paddon looks forward to testing at the ‘iconic’ Rally New Zealand

Hayden Paddon was busy. Photo / Included New Zealand’s top rally driver, Hayden Paddon, has been kept busy despite not competing full-time in the World Rally Championship. He recently returned from a four-race program in Europe and is back in action with the Ashley Forest Rally Sprint this weekend. Paddon …

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Mayos Warren proves wet weather experience at Wexford

John Warren and Ruthann O’Connor at Parc Ferme in Wexford. Released: Thu 09/15/2022, 2:03 p.m JOHN Warren celebrated again at the Wexford Stages Rally over the weekend. Warren, with Ruthann O’Connor on the notes, won the Class 13 after a vibrant two-day rally. The couple took control of the very …

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All about the British Championships: September 12, 2022

Virtually every British Championship sanctioned by Motorsport UK has been in action in recent weeks, whether on the track or on the stage. Here’s a recap of the action and some stories you might have missed: Phil Price Memorial Woodpecker Rally, Ludlow Callum Black and Jack Morton claimed a standout …

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The WRC mourns the loss of Queen Elizabeth II

The entire WRC community joins the world in mourning the loss of Her Majesty and we send our condolences to the British Royal Family and the people of the UK and Commonwealth. Leading the tributes was former WRC competitor and current FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem, who said: “It is …

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Al-Attiyah becomes the winner of the Rally Lebanon

Qatar’s Nasser Saleh al-Attiyah and his French co-driver Mathieu Baumel clinched the 44th Rally Lebanon title by leading the final two stages on Sunday, with an overall time of 1:52:23.2 seconds 5:52, Bassel Abu Hamdan and Fras Elias finished 8 seconds before Lebanon.Unfortunately, Lebanon’s 15-time record champion Roger Feghali suffered …

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Britain is set to miss out as the expanded 2023 WRC calendar progresses

As previously reported, WRC is aiming to host an expanded 14-event championship next year, comprising eight European rallies and six flyaway rounds, as the series seeks to re-establish a more familiar structure ahead of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Great Britain, who have not held a round since Wales …

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Canadian rally racers Stanick, Willetts and Bailey make SCORE debuts at the Baja 400

That SCORE International Baja 400 on 13./14. September will get a northern infusion as the #203 Trophy Truck Spec entry is an all Canadian lineup, led by ken stanick With Jamie Willetts and Jason Bailey. It will be their first foray into SCORE competition as they will see if their …

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WRC star turns to Lando Norris after revealing rallying ambitions

Lando Norris takes a drink. Barcelona May 2022. Credit: PA Images Lando Norris recently announced that he wants to try rallying, which led to this world’s current star, Oliver Solberg, responding to him. Now entering the fourth season of his Formula One career with McLaren, Norris continues to impress and …

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In today’s sports news: what you need to know

The latest – New Zealand driver Shane van Gisbergen has won his 16th race of the Australian Supercars season after claiming both victories at Sandown on Sunday. Shane van Gisbergen Photo: PHOTO SPORTS He has now equaled Craig Lownde’s winning tally in a season with only that of fellow New …

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Chase Elliott returns to Arizona Nitro Rallycross

Rallycross fever seems to have bitten Chase Eliot enough for him to wish for another run. On Thursday, Nitro Rallycross announced that Elliott will be rejoining the series for Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park on 12./13.11. He will drive an FC1-X in the Group E class Dreyer & Reinbold Racing …

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Bahraini students help guide Brx to success in World Rally Raids

Six Bahraini engineering students had a unique opportunity to help keep Bahrain Raid Xtreme on course for victory in the new world Rally Raid Championship (WRRC). The group, selected by the University of Bahrain, American University of Bahrain and Bahrain Polytechnic University, have just completed a month-long internship at world-leading …

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Aishwarya Pissay: ‘Important to take care of mental health after injury’

Aishwarya Pissay was a trailblazer of sorts, finding ways to thrive in a male-dominated sport through passion, determination and hard work. The off-road racer has an indomitable spirit and now she’s back on the tracks after breaking both her wrists in a racing accident last year. Last month she competed …

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Read issue 479 for FREE now – Motorsport Week

We’ve got a jam-packed edition for you this week! MotoGP returned after its July hiatus, with Silverstone hosting the British Grand Prix. Kyle Francis has all the details for you. The World Rally Championship traveled to Finland, where championship leader Kalle Rovanpera wanted to give his home fans something to …

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Government warns against using memes after two comedians go viral

The Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) has warned Kenyans against using memes after two comedians, Arap Marindich and Tula Chemoget, went viral by impersonating World Rally Championship drivers who took part in the Safari Rally in Naivasha, Nakuru County, participated. In a statement Friday, Aug. 5, KECOBO noted that reproducing, adapting, …

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10 Ridiculously Expensive Versions Of Cheap Everyday Cars

It’s not uncommon for limited edition cars to evolve from production cars. Take Ferrari for example, they’ve always had a penchant for developing lighter, more potent versions of their already spectacular sports cars like the 458 Speciale, but these expensive cars aren’t even remotely considered exotic sports cars. Today we’re …

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Bakkerud leads Dreyer & Reinbold at the forefront of Sweden Nitro Rallycross

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing with JC Raceteknik remain unbeaten in the 2022-23 Nitro Rallycross season with Andreas Bakkerud leading a 1-2-3-4-5 for the team in Sweden. The reigning European Rallycross Champion got the best start in the final with eight cars and six laps, finishing off qualifier and polesitter Oliver …

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Australians head abroad for Junior WRC opportunities

Taylor Gill will be one of nine young Australians traveling to India for the FIA ​​Rally Star Continental competition in India. Image: Angryman Photography Nine Australian drivers will compete in the FIA ​​Rally Star Continental competition in India and have a chance to win a fully funded drive in the …

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DHL Express starts work at the new location in Munich

DHL Express Germany has started construction of a new 11,000 square meter facility at Munich Airport to meet growing demand in the region. The EUR 104 million facility will be almost seven times larger than the warehouse that DHL Express currently leases in Munich Airport’s freight center. It will have …

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The New Zealand Rally Champion takes part in the Get Connected Rali Ceredigion

New Zealand World Rally Championship driver Hayden Paddon took part in the Get Connected Rali Ceredigion on 3rd and 4th September. The Rally Argentina winner, former Production WRC Champion and five-time New Zealand Rally Champion will drive a Hyundai i20 N, similar to the car he currently drives select events …

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Saudia Cargo is sponsoring Mashael Al-Obaidan’s participation in the World Cup for the Cross Country Rally “Baja” in Italy and Spain

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Airlines Cargo is expanding its sponsorship of Saudi rally driver Mashael Al-Obaidan, the first woman from Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region to receive a rally license and race in Dakar. Mashael Al-Obaidan took part in the third round of the World Cup for cross-country …

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Josh Moffett is reaping the rewards of a patient approach after back-to-back Irish Championship wins

Josh Moffett says he’s delighted he’s stuck to his guns and persevered with the R5 version of Hyundai’s i20 after it carried him to back-to-back Irish National Rally Championship titles over the weekend. Offett’s incredible form continued at last Sunday’s Tipperary Stonethrowers Rally in Clonmel, where he won by a …

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Toyota is turning the screw on the faster Yaris

Competitors from the Japanese manufacturer, who lead the Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ Championship in the FIA ​​World Rally Championship and scored a remarkable 1-2-3-4 result at last month’s Safari Rally Kenya, could tremble to the core at the news . The GR Yaris has had an engine and aero upgrade ahead …

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Max Verstappen, Daniel Ricciardo, Sebastian Vettel amid brutal reviews from Red Bull’s Helmut Marko… | F1

He gave the Red Bulletin a vicious judgment on current and former Red Bull drivers. Beware, some of his opinions will make you cringe! Alex Albon – “too nice!” “Lewis Hamilton didn’t destroy his career, but he put a damper on it. “He was second in Brazil in 2019 when …

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TOYOTA GAZOO races to Africa

SAFARI RALLY KENYA: Preview TOKYO, June 17, 2022 – (JCN Newswire) – The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team travels to Safari Rally Kenya from June 23-26 aiming to defend its crown at the legendary African event. 2022 GR YARIS Rally1 The Safari made a long-awaited comeback on the FIA …

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FIA Announces Digital Motorspo – GuruFocus.com

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ESE Entertainment Inc. (“IT” or the “company“) (TSXV: ESE) (ENTEF) is pleased to announce that the Company’s subsidiary, Digital Motorsports (“gages” or “Digital Motorsport“), is a partnership with the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (“FIA’) to offer a special digital communication prize …

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Loeb envisions the return of the Acropolis

The nine-time World Champion is contesting select rounds this year with M-Sport Ford. He scored an impressive win at the season-opening Monte Carlo Rally in January before competing in Portugal last weekend and then the Safari Rally in Kenya. The Frenchman has a busy schedule in various disciplines but asked …

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Double driver change for XITE ahead of Extreme E’s Sardinia round

XITE Energy Racing has changed its Extreme E driver pairing for the upcoming Island X Prix in Sardinia. Timo Scheider and Tamara Molinaro form a completely new driver pairing for the team, replacing Oliver Bennett and Klara Andersson. Scheider’s extensive CV includes back-to-back DTM titles in 2008 and 2009, as …

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View from the service park

It came. It would happen. The crazy curved ball turned upside down by Safari Rally Kenya 12 months ago was about to be thrown straight. And then the rain came. And the rain didn’t just come, it pelted. The noise as it bounced off nearby rooftops was extraordinary, but more …

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16 JDM cars you really need to get behind the wheel

The first generation Honda NSX, or Acura NSX as it was known in the US, was never the most popular performance car of its time, but it was more influential than many people realize. McLaren F1 designer Gordon Murray took a lot of inspiration from the NSX, he said in …

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Prodrive P25 is a spectacular tribute to the Subaru Impreza WRC car

This Restomod Subaru Impreza was inspired by the original World Rally Championship car. The Prodrive car will produce 400 horsepower and will weigh less than the original WRC Impreza thanks to the liberal use of carbon fibre. The Prodrive P25 will be on display at the Goodwood Festival of Speed …

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Toyota and Sixt confirm sponsorship of Rally New Zealand

Toyota Gazoo Racing and Sixt, Giltrap’s carsharing service, have both announced that they will sponsor the New Zealand rally event of the FIA ​​World Rally Championship, which is set to begin in September. Sixt has come on board as the official New Mobility Partner of the rally. CEO Dane Fisher …

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Rally legend Loeb competes in the Safari Rally

“Kenya is quite amazing; I think it’s the rally I remember the most. In 2002 the rally was very different. The longest stage was 120km and we all had a helicopter above our cars announcing any wildlife we ​​were approaching on the stage. Sebastian Loeb Sébastien Loeb has announced his …

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These are the best qualities of the 1995 Lancia Delta

Lancia was an Italian automobile company that manufactured the legendary Auto Delta, which was one of the cars that rocked the world of rallying in the 80s, along with the Audi Quattro. Even though this Italian manufacturer retired from the automotive market a few decades ago, history recalls that it …

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KMSF boss Kimathi was thrilled as WRC Hybrid Cars made its African debut at Safari

Kenya Motorsports Federation (KMSF) boss Phineas Kimathi called it a great honor to have the supercar race in Kenya and said it will raise the profile of Safari Rally, which is in its second year on the WRC calendar to lift. Newly developed World Rally Championship hybrid cars will make …

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WRC Rally Italy Sardinia’s drama on Saturday put Tanak in the lead

Ott Tanak is nearing his and Hyundai’s first victory in the all-new hybrid era of the FIA ​​World Rally Championship after abandoning his rivals on Saturday’s penultimate stage of Rally Italy-Sardinia. The Estonian’s i20 N Rally1 will start Sunday’s final stage a manageable 46-second lead over M-Sport Ford’s Craig Breen …

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Title protagonists and local aces are the stars of the Polish entry

Friday | June 03, 2022 A full 52 crews from the FIA ​​European Rally Championship (ERC) will compete at the Orlen 78th Rally Poland next week (11-12 June). The entry list for the fourth round of the championship was released yesterday (Thursday) and includes 22 registered crews in Rally2 cars …

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Formula 1 world champion Max Verstappen dropped his retirement bomb before the Monaco Grand Prix

Formula 1 world champion Max Verstappen dropped a bomb before the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday. The Dutchman won his first world title last year and controversially relegated Lewis Hamilton to the drivers’ standings in Abu Dhabi in December. However, Verstappen hinted he could leave the sport when his current …

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The hunt for the FIA ​​Rally Star African Final prize enters its final day

Fourteen of Africa’s most promising FIA World Rally Championship hopefuls head into the crucial day of the FIA ​​Rally Star African Finals tomorrow to compete for one of motorsport’s most coveted prizes. A driver exits Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Sunday evening, securing a place in the 2023 FIA Rally …

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The FIA ​​announces Digital Motorsports’ RACE Award for Rallye Star participants

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your 1 week free trial StreetInsider Premium here. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ESE Entertainment Inc. (“IT” or the “company“) (TSXV: ESE) (OTCQB: ENTEF) is pleased to announce that the Company’s subsidiary, Digital …

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The good, the bad and the making of a future legend

Top Performers – Kalle Rovanpera and Jonne Halttunen Kalle Rovanpera has been described as a ‘prodigy’ after beating all odds in Croatia last month and is now being compared to all-time WRC greats Sebastien Ogier and Sebastien Loeb. Rovanpera is currently working at this level. The 21-year-old Finn has five …

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BREAKING NEWS: Rovanperä storms to hat-trick

The Finn trailed longtime leader and Toyota GR Yaris team-mate Elfyn Evans for the first two days of the Vodafone Rally de Portugal before sending off the Welshman on Saturday night. On the short last stage he extended a narrow lead and won by 15.2 seconds. Rovanperä’s triumph in the …

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The EyesOn Design auto show returns with legendary racing cars and designers

A Southeast Michigan Father’s Day weekend tradition returns in full force with the classic car show EyesOn Design featuring an exceptional collection of historic race cars and other programming June 17-19 at the Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores. The June 19th show will feature nearly 200 vehicles on the …

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The 10 most iconic rally cars of all time

Rally racing is one of the oldest, purest and most extreme forms of motorsport, characterized by its checkpoint format rather than timed laps around a circuit. Whether held on public or private roads, or as a road or stage race, rallies push both driver and machine to the limit and …

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Spark Sport Confirms Free-to-Air Broadcast Partners for the FIA ​​World Rally Championship and All-New Motorsport Series

Thursday, May 12, 2022 1:16 p.mPress release: Spark sports Spark Sport announced today that Warner Bros. Discovery NZ will be the exclusive New Zealand free-to-air broadcasting partner for the FIA ​​World Rally Championship (WRC) when it competes from September 29th to October 2nd this year returns to Aotearoa. Up to …

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The Irishman behind the Miami Grand Prix where Max Verstappen took the win

The inaugural Miami Grand Prix took place on Sunday and saw Max Verstappen take victory after some impressive early maneuvers against the Ferrari men and a great start after a late safety car. Since Eddie Irvine’s career ended in 2002, followed shortly by the Jordan team’s exit from the sport …

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Daniel Brühl, Riccardo Scamarcio, Volker Bruch Team for “2 Win” – The Hollywood Reporter

Featuring Ron Howard’s athletic biopic hurry After winning one of the most intense European rivalries in Formula 1 racing, rallying will now receive the same treatment, and again with Daniel Brühl at the wheel. The king’s man and The keeper’s wife star collaborates with Riccardo Scamarcio (John Wick 2, Loro) …

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Construction Equipment Dealer Team Joins World RX Grid 2022

For the new all-electric age of FIA World Rallycross Championship This year, a newly formed team was put together during the off-season, which will start for this season. The new team called Construction Equipment Dealer Team announced a multi-year commitment to the new RX1E class and will have driven an …

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The very first Renault 5 Turbo to be homologated for Group 4 racing

Thanks to this new listing on the RM Sotheby’s auction site the legendary and successful Renault 5 Turbo is there classic car, Part sports hatchback and first appeared in January 1980 at the Brussels Motor Show. An important part of Renault’s rich rallying history, this Group 4 Renault 5 Turbo …

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Understanding WRC Hybrid failures is high on the FIA’s priority list

The WRC’s new-for-2022 100kW hybrid unit came under scrutiny at Rally Sweden in February after Hyundai’s Ott Tanak was forced to withdraw from the event when his Compact Dynamics system went into battle for victory red light appeared. According to the regulations, Hyundai had to park the car for safety …

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Here are the automotive stories that would make great movies

photo: E. Bacon/Current Press Agency/Hulton Archive (Getty Images) “John Godfrey Parry-Thomas, just Parry-Thomas to most people, started out as a car designer. After testing a new Leyland of his design, he realized he should be racing. And became a successful racing driver. Then he didn’t just want to be faster, …

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10 Coolest Rally Cars You Totally Forgot

Rallying as a motor sport has been around almost as long as the automobile itself. For over fifty years, the World Rally Championship has been the premier forum for manufacturers to compete in the sport. Access rules have changed significantly over the decades, most notably with the deletion of the …

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How Rovanperä feels about his WRC points advantage – DirtFish

A parallel conversation is currently taking place in the World Rally Championship and Formula 1. Charles Leclerc’s strong start to his F1 season has already made him the only title contender in some quarters, despite only 13.6% of the season being complete. The WRC has gained more ground – marginally …

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10 things to know before buying a Toyota GR Yaris

The hot hatch market has seen a resurgence in recent years, particularly in markets like Europe, where newcomers like Hyundai have taken on the old guard like Ford and VW. As a result, the market in 2022 will be more diverse than it has been for a long time. However, …

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Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart / Sportback Ralliart

picture: Mitsubishi Hot hatches and performance compacts have been on the rise in recent years. It’s kind of surprising considering most buyers don’t seem to care about driving something fun. There is a new one GTI/Golf Rand Hyundai will sell you a 275hp car with one of the best sounding …

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Watch Ford CEO Jim Farley take the drive of his life in Ford’s Puma Hybrid Rally1 car

Fresh from its satisfying win at the Monte-Carlo Rally in January comes the M-Sport ford The Puma Hybrid Rally1 car was better than expected. But that’s usually the case when you have one of the best WRC drivers of all time behind the wheel in Sébastian Loeb. Based on the …

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Top form Karan draws attention to ARC Pearl of Africa Uganda Rally

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 8 – After a stellar performance at the Africa Rally Championship (ARC) Equator Rally Kenya last weekend, where he beat everyone and everyone, Karan Patel now has his eyes fixed on the upcoming Pearl of Africa Uganda Rally directed 6.-8. May. The round in Uganda is counted …

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2023 Toyota GR Corolla Preview

The GR Corolla uses a version of the engine used in the GR Yaris in other markets, the turbocharged G16E-GTS. It is a small engine with a displacement of just 1.6 liters from a three-cylinder block. But refined motorsport techniques squeeze 300 hp out of it. That power is sent …

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The Acropolis team wins the Best Sporting Event award.

The rally was named the best sporting event of the year in Greece at the prestigious Boussias Sports Marketing Awards in Athens after being reinstated into the WRC for the first time since 2013. The Acropolis team, led by Deputy Sports Minister and President of the Rally Organizing Committee Lefteris …

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Kenyan women drive in an all-female motor rally for the first time ever. watch video

Women in Kenya competed in the country’s first-ever all-female race motor rally, Lioness Rally, which challenges the stereotype of women participating in motorsport. Eight all-female teams delivered a thrilling performance on March 27 in Nairobi. In a video shared by ReutersMaxine Wahome, winner of the rally, is seen at the …

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A look back at the 1982 Lancia Rally 037

When car fans hear the name Lancia, their hearts beat faster. Lanica had been for many years one of the most legendary and impressive names in all motoring. The fact that the brand is now practically defunct is a great source of sadness among gearheads and car enthusiasts. Because Lancia …

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10 Best Late Stage Comebacks – DirtFish

Rally Jordan 2011, an event that still plays host to the closest finish in WRC history, was a lively farewell to the Dead Sea gravel loop and also an early chapter in a road order debate that would live on rent-free drivers heads for the remainder of the decade. The …

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Frustrated Verstappen is looking to come back strong at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

“Last weekend was tough for all of us,” said Verstappen, who vented his frustration during the race in a radio chat with his team before fueling issues brought him to a halt with four laps to go. “It was disappointing. You always tell yourself and the team that we have …

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Greensmith stays focused after impressive opening

The M-Sport Ford driver heads into Rally Croatia (April 21-24) as the team’s best-placed full-time driver. After two top-five finishes at the Monte Carlo Rally and the Sweden Rally, he is fourth overall. Despite this strong start, the Brit is sticking to the goals he set at the start of …

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That’s how much a 1974 Lancia Stratos costs today

There are few cars that change their entire field. The Lancia Stratos is one of them. The 80’s was a time when all manufacturers tried their hand at rallying. This meant a stream of some of the wildest cars with homologation numbers were run down the production lines to give …

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Knockhill: The Circuit’s Duffus Dip corner has been renamed after the McRae family

THE legacy of one of Scotland’s most celebrated motorsport families was shaped by Knockhill Racing Circuit. To celebrate a connection that spans four decades, the West Fife venue has named a corner of its iconic track after the McRae family. The Scottish Motorsport Center team said they were “thrilled and …

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Ingram pays tribute to former ERC Champion Elford

Sunday | March 13, 2022 Chris Ingram has paid tribute to Vic Elford, the 1967 European Rally Champion who has passed away aged 86. Ingram received words of support from Elford as he struggled with funding issues to win the 2019 FIA European Rally Championship, becoming the first Brit since …

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Subaru kills the fifth generation WRX STI

Subaru announced late on March 11th that they would not be making the Subaru WRX STI for this current generation. After months of teasing new WRX options and even releasing what was then considered a concept WRX STI, Subaru is giving fans a severe shock. The official statement doesn’t say …

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Le Mans publishes entry list with 62 vehicles

Gazoo Racing is hoping to defend its title at the Le Mans 24 Hours. (Toyota photo) LE MANS, France – The 90th 24 Hours of Le Mans – the third round of the FIA ​​World Endurance Championship takes place on June 11-12 at the famous Sarthe circuit. 62 cars and …

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What will the new era of the ERC bring? – dirty fish

But not all remnants of the Eurosport era are gone. Former FIA Rally Director Yves Matton’s vision for the ERC was pretty clear when a global rally structure document was unveiled showing WRC and ERC side by side – the old ERC2 class for production cars would be gone and …

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The Peugeot victory that established a WRC legacy – DirtFish

Rally Manager Patrick Suberville was understandably delighted to have the reigning Manufacturers’ World Champion and one of his official drivers as guests. But not only did it give Rally México an important international profile, it allowed the organizers to make their already great event even better. “We are pleased with …

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A documentary celebrates the extraordinary talents of Michèle Mouton

It was only a few minutes in Michèle Mouton: Queen of Speed that I started to get emotional. The feeling grew even stronger when Mouton said two simple sentences, recalling her legendary rally career 40 years ago: “Motorsport was a man’s world. A bit like today, right?” A bit like …

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Snowman Rally on the way to becoming a greener event by reducing the carbon footprint

The AM Phillip Trucktech Snowman Rally will be the first Scottish Rally Championship event in 2022 to take steps to minimize its carbon footprint through certified carbon offset projects. Snowman Rally 2020..Jock Armstrong and Cameron Fair in the Subaru Impreza..Image: James MacKenzie.. Carbon Positive Motorsport was launched last year and …

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Super Toy Cars Offroad Review | GameGrin

A good kart racer that wasn’t developed by Nintendo is looking less likely by the day. I mean, sure, you could probably go on a forum and say, “Hey, you know what, I really think so Garfield Kart – Angry Race has some great design options, and what do you …

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The future for rallying’s youngest stars is bright

The Junior 1000 Championship opens the door to rallying for those aged 14 and over and a bumper entry has been obtained for the championship opener. (Image: Cian Donnellan) As the excitement peaks on Sunday morning and a packed field of competitors sits giddy at the prospect of taking on …

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Tänak: “The potential is there”

Saturday | February 12, 2022 Former champion Ott Tänak remains confident he has the pace to fight in the fierce finish of this year’s FIA World Rally Championship. The Estonian retired from Rally Monte-Carlo last month after damaging the radiator of his Hyundai i20 N when it went off the …

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Vettel open to more off-road racing after ice debut

Four-time Formula 1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel says he’s looking forward to more off-road competitions in the future following his ice racing debut at the Race of Champions. Vettel was beaten by World Rally Championship legend Sebastien Loeb last Sunday in the final of the first Race of Champions to …

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Solberg Father and Son Win ROC Team Titles for Norway; Team USA second

Team Norway father-son duo, world rally champions Petter and Oliver Solberg, celebrated a family victory for Team Norway in the ROC Nations Cup on the ice of Pite Havsbad, Sweden. Perhaps an even more impressive performance came from ice racing rookies Jimmie Johnson and Colton Herta, who finished second for …

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Extreme E Boss expects McLaren Racing and Zak Brown to power the all-electric series

McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown and his team join Extreme E for the 2022 season Two-time Formula Drifting Champion Tanner Foust, only the third American to compete in Extreme E, and Emma Gilmour, the only woman to have won a New Zealand Rally Championship event, will drive for the McLaren …

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WRC Esports Championship Season 2022 Revealed

NACON and its development studio KT Racing are very pleased to announce the start of the eSports WRC championship season 2022 in cooperation with the WRC promoter! The competition, which will be the sixth consecutive season, will be held on WRC 10, the official video game of the FIA ​​​​World …

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FIA crowns first winners of new WRC rally talent hunt

Open to 17-26 year old aspiring rally drivers, the new FIA initiative aims to pave the way for future talent up the World Rally Championship pyramid. Este Jurgenson was declared the winner of the European final, which saw 89 finalists from 22 nations, held last weekend at the German Rallycross …

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