Category: WRC News

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An Opportunity Awaits?

Last week, the FIA World Motorsport Council approved the guiding principals of the 2022 WRC rules package. Like the initial proposal of this rules concept that emerged back in the summer, the details are still pretty sparse. We do know that the next generation of world rally car will feature a standardized “bolt on” hybrid...

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A Sour Taste?

So it’s that time of year again: early winter in the Northern Hemisphere. It’s time for eating too many sweets, strolling through Christmas markets, getting to see (or having to put up with) the family, and that terribly awkward work party… you know… all that holiday stuff. For the rally lover, it’s a time to...

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Ogier in Toyota, OK… but what happened to Citroën?

Two major bombs descended upon green pastures of World Rally Championship in recent weeks. They were closely linked and their explosion rocked our world almost in unison. Bomb number one belonged to Citroën while number two had Toyota logo on it, underlined with Sebastien Ogier’s signature. Citroën’s bomb went off first – French squad announced...

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Ott moved on… to Hyundai

Dust has not properly settled yet on the news of Ott Tanak finally stealing the WRC title from Sebastien(s) when another tsunami wave hit us. He (Ott) decided it is time to leave his championship winning team and move from Japan (or rather Finland) to South Korea. In other words, he will not be wearing...

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Ott did it!

Big congrats to 2019 World Rally Champions, Ott Tanak and Martin Jarveoja of team Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT.

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Citroën’s Rally Finland Notebook by Janne Ferm

Esapekka Lappi’s co-driver talked to Citroën Racing about his special relationship with Rally Finland. His thoughts paint an interesting picture, as is always the case when people sitting in the “crazy seat” decide to talk.

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A Little Bonus WRC All Live This Weekend!

This might not be news to some of you, but it certainly was news to me. In the time since Rally Sardinia, I have drifted away from the WRC news scene a wee bit. I figured that around the week of Neste Rally Finland, I’d get back into the swing of things, catch up on...

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M-Sport introduced the all-new Ford Fiesta R5

(M-Sport authored Press Release) M-Sport and Ford are proud to introduce the all-new EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta R5. Replacing its hugely successful predecessor, the new Fiesta promotes the latest motorsport technology and road-going design. Based on the Ford Fiesta ST-Line which is manufactured at Ford’s world-class facility in Cologne, M‑Sport has worked closely with the Ford...

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