Category: WRC News


They’re alive!

Look at them go! I would imagine Toyota will not cease testing and running for the remainder of this year, now that they finally got the taste of it. The Yaris WRC is on the move again, and since the team is based in Finland it’s only natural they’ll want to tear through Finnish forest...


New Generation i20 R5 on tarmac in Italy

Hyundai Motorsport’s testing of the New Generation i20 R5 moved from France to Italy last week (April 21-23). Three days of testing on roads south of Turin added over 900 tarmac kilometres to the new car’s development after running for the first time on a sealed surface last month. From a testing base in the...


Another monster shows its face – 2017 Citroën C3 WRC

I’ll say it again; every time I think about Citroën Racing coming back to the World Rally Championship next year, with a new car, I get this warm feeling. Is it love? They are the giants of our sport, champions and conquerors and we are right to expect only the best from them when they...


The 2017 Volkswagen Polo R WRC, first look

The next generation World Rally Cars will look nice, there is no doubt about that. We’ve seen some design ideas tested so far, mainly by Volkswagen; thanks to new rules cars will sport a more aggressive look in 2017, but during testing that new look was achieved by simply extending the existing features, which led...


No WRC? No Problem!

It was a little over a year ago when I put out a piece about how Ireland deserved to get their WRC round back. I’ll freely admit that looking back, those words came from a bit of naivety and perhaps some nostalgia as I watched ex-WRC cars tearing down the country lanes outside of Galway....


Circuit of Ireland Preview

Alright, I meant to put this out a lot sooner than now, but work got in the way. So you’re going to be stuck with my random and disorganized thoughts as I sit in a pub at the Philadelphia International Airport waiting to board my flight bound for Ireland. It also doesn’t help matters that...

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