Category: World of Rally

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Sainz and Moya tested their Porsche

Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya are ready to jump back in to the action, according to former double World Champion’s post on Facebook. The pair tested their historic Porsche 911 in France and met up with some old friends along the way. Not surprisingly there were big smiles everywhere and Carlos said he is very...

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30 minute TV reviews during upcoming IRC weekend

Intercontinental Rally Challenge is counting days to the start of the new season in Portugal. In total IRC will visit 13 countries this year and it all begins with Sata Rallye Acores, 23-25 February. Eurosport plans to cover portugese round with daily 30 minute reports as well as season and rally preview and final review...

Citroën enters British Manufacturers Rally Championship 0

Citroën enters British Manufacturers Rally Championship

Citroën UK has registered for this year’s MSA British Manufacturers Rally Championship, joining Renault as the second UK importer to support this premier rally series.

Turbocharged S2000 cars set for IRC 0

Turbocharged S2000 cars set for IRC

Perhaps controversially, most recent RRC turbocharged cars are making their way into the Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC), placing current top S2000 class against their RRC specced counterparts. RRC (Regional Rally Car) machines are a bit tamer versions of latest World Rally Car specced cars, with different restrictor and less effective aero package. IRC previously allowed...

Ireland joins the junior rally drivers grooming trend 0

Ireland joins the junior rally drivers grooming trend

Similar to programs already running in England, Scotland and Wales, Ireland launched it’s own Junior 1000 Rally Challenge programme. Main stars of this programme are young drivers of 14, 15 and 16 years of age and cars powered by 1-litre engines are built for safety and not performance, reports Rally.ie.

The single seater school opens its doors to rally drivers 0

The single seater school opens its doors to rally drivers

The EUROFORMULA  School was founded in 1997 and has trained more than 25,000 students to live a dream: drive and master a single-seater on the track, in total safety, with qualified instructors to see them through every course. Recently they started providing additional service, aimed at rally drivers wishing to improve their driving techniques. Click...

New season of Europe-based IRC starts next week 0

New season of Europe-based IRC starts next week

New season of Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC) starts next week with SATA Rallye Acores and according to championship’s official website event’s entry list is “full of stars”. IRC enters 2012 with new ideas and new goals but with the same determination to be one of the most prominent rally championships in the world. Despite the...

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IRC: Exciting changes planned for Ypres Rally

The Geko Ypres Rally will incorporate “in-depth changes” when it hosts round six of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge from 21-23 June, event organisers have revealed. With some of the well known stages getting new layout main news is addition of brand new test for opening first leg of the Belgian rally.

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