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OTT TÄNAK CLAIMS FIRST WIN IN PORTUGAL

MATOSINHOS (PORTUGAL): Ott Tänak clinched one of the hardest earned victories of his short rallying career after an enthralling final leg of the 53rd Vodafone Rally of Portugal on Sunday.   The 31-year-old Estonian confirmed his ninth career...

Mikkelsen Tops Chile Warm-Up

ANDREAS MIKKELSEN CONTINUED HIS RICH VEIN OF FORM BY WINNING SHAKEDOWN AT COPEC RALLY CHILE ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON. The Norwegian, who claimed a morale-boosting second in Argentina two weeks ago after a lean start to the season, was fastest through...

Ogier Wins in Mexico

SÉBASTIEN OGIER CLAIMED HIS FIFTH RALLY GUANAJUATO MEXICO VICTORY ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO EAT INTO OTT TÄNAK’S EARLY SEASON FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP ADVANTAGE. Ogier never relinquished the lead after moving his Citroën C3 to the front of the four...

Tanak Wins in Sweden

OTT TÄNAK WON RALLY SWEDEN ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO LEAD THE FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HIS CAREER. The Estonian, driving a Toyota Yaris, claimed a commanding 53.7sec victory at the series’ second round after easing through the...

Ogier Wins In Monte Carlo

SÉBASTIEN OGIER OVERCAME A LATE DRAMA TO SECURE HIS SIXTH CONSECUTIVE RALLYE MONTE-CARLO VICTORY IN A SPELLBINDING FINAL STAGE SHOOTOUT ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. He fended off Thierry Neuville by 2.2sec in the closest Monte-Carlo finish in history to...

Meeke Tops Monte-Carlo Warm-up

KRIS MEEKE’S FIRST RALLY DAY WITH TOYOTA GAZOO RACING STARTED IN THE BEST POSSIBLE WAY WHEN HE WAS FASTEST THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING’S SHAKEDOWN AT RALLYE MONTE-CARLO. The Yaris World Rally Car driver edged world champion Sébastien Ogier by a tenth...

WRC Launch: Class Of 2019

THE WRC’S STAR DRIVERS TOOK THE WRAPS OFF THEIR 2019 CARS TO REVEAL NEW SEASON COLOUR SCHEMES AT THE CHAMPIONSHIP’S SUPER SATURDAY LAUNCH IN BIRMINGHAM AT THE WEEKEND. Huge crowds watched as manufacturer teams representing Citroën, Hyundai, M-Sport...

Catalunya WRC: Loeb fends off Ogier to win rally

Sebastien Loeb claimed an incredible first World Rally Championship win since 2013 on an unpredictable Rally Spain, as Sebastien Ogier moved into the lead of the title race. The nine-time world champion, driving a Citroën C3, won the mixed surface...

Lappi joins Ogier at Citroën

The 27-year-old Finn, who leaves Toyota Gazoo Racing after two seasons, is regarded as one of the WRC’s rising stars and believes partnering five-time champion Ogier can only help his career. “It’s a good opportunity for me to keep improving. After...

Meeke Returns With Toyota

The Japanese manufacturer announced on Wednesday morning that Meeke will join Ott Tänak and Jari-Matti Latvala in factory Yaris World Rally Cars, and also confirmed a new deal for Finn Latvala. Meeke replaces Esapekka Lappi who will team up with...

Ogier back to Citroen for 2019 WRC campaign

Sebastien Ogier looks increasingly likely to return to Citroen for the 2019 World Rally Championship. The reigning WRC champion, currently driving for M-Sport Ford, is expected to reveal his future imminently. Ogier has already made it clear his...

Wales Rally GB: Ogier wins to close World gap

Sebastien Ogier won the Wales Rally GB on Sunday to close the gap on overall leader Thierry Neuville to seven points, with two rounds to go. Toyota’s Jari-Matti Latvala had seized the lead in the morning, only for M-Sport Ford driver Ogier to...