Category: World of Rally

Mikkelsen in the lead after three stages 0

Mikkelsen in the lead after three stages

Andreas Mikkelsen ends day 1 of Sata Rally Azores on top of the provisional standings but only just as Finland’s Juho Hanninen kept the pressure and is currently only 1,4 seconds behind. Third place went to Bryan Bouffier, but he is already over 20 seconds behind the leading of the two Škodas.

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Video: Ken Block testing in the forests of Missouri

True to his and Monster World Rally Team reputation, Ken Block cannot even step out of his house without making a spectacle out of it – let alone do a test session in a rally car. In preparation for upcoming Rally in the 100 Acre Wood Ken Block and co-driver Alex Gelsomino jumped in H.F.H.V....

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New IRC season about to start in the Azores

Andreas Mikkelsen was equal fastest with Juho Hanninen in shakedown this morning and says he is ready and motivated to start the title defending season with a win in the Azores. Sata Rallye Acores starts with first three stages this afternoon with first special stage scheduled for 14.29 local time. Mikkelsen will try to defend...

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Father proud of Colin McRae IRC award

Jim McRae has spoken of his pride at the continuation of the Colin McRae IRC Flat Out Trophy for the 2012 season. The award, presented on each round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge to the driver who best embodies the spirit of rallying legend Colin McRae, was created midway through the 2010 season as part...

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Rally Barbados: Perez back to WRC class

After an outing in the historic category last year, Britain’s Steve Perez will return to the World Rally Car class in Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) in his ex-Marcus Gronholm Kick Energy Drink Ford Focus WRC07 with regular co-driver Paul Spooner on the notes; it will be the third different ex-works Focus he has...

Video: The Grid, episode 1 0

Video: The Grid, episode 1

New show covering everything motorsport just launched with its first episode, and it promises to provide fun perspective of otherwise very, very serious world of top racing. First episode was hosted by Neil Cole, Kevin Shepherd and Andrew Coley. Guys did a pretty good job actually and if you’ve missed any of the gossip from...

BRC launches “online” British Rally Radio 0

BRC launches “online” British Rally Radio

Another major rally championship joined the latest radio coverage trend – British Rally Championship launched its own rally radio station. Unlike television radio offers many advantages in covering technically complicated sport such as rallying. With World Rally Championship (WRC) and Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC) already available in radio broadcast, British Rally Championship is bringing dynamic...

Dream Team Ukraine enters IRC with Ari Vatanen 0

Dream Team Ukraine enters IRC with Ari Vatanen

First rally of the new IRC season will see a debut of the new team, coached by former World Champion Ari Vatanen and featuring Ford Fiestas S2000. Named Dream Team Ukraine new squad will take part in all events this year, first of which is Sata Rallye Acores this weekend. In June original two car...

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