Category: WRC News

Loeb criticises WRC coverage in France, hopes situation improves 0

Loeb criticises WRC coverage in France, hopes situation improves

Eight-time world rally champion Sebastien Loeb of Citroën says he’s not concerned by collapse of former WRC promoter and media rights holder North One Sport and hopes FIA will find a way to give WRC better means to promote itself.

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Mini returns to “legendary Rally Monte Carlo”

The “Monte”, as the legendary Rally Monte Carlo is known amongst competitors and fans alike, is back. After a three-year WRC gap the classic rally, this year celebrating its 80th  anniversary, makes its return to the World Rally Championship. The history of the Monte is inextricably linked with MINI.

Video: Delecour goes off in shakedown, saves it like a boss 0

Video: Delecour goes off in shakedown, saves it like a boss

French veteran and former Rallye Monte Carlo winner Francois Delecour took part in today’s shakedown ahead of first proper stages tomorrow. And while the Frenchman had otherwise trouble free run, he did suffer a minor off, captured in video.

Citroën’s aces careful about Monte chances: “Tyres will decide!” 0

Citroën’s aces careful about Monte chances: “Tyres will decide!”

The 2012 World Rally Championship officially started this morning with the shakedown for the Rallye Monte-Carlo. The four Citroën DS3 WRCs entered for the rally completed each of the four mandatory runs without incident. Click to read Citroën Racing’s shakedown report.

30 minute TV reports for Monte 0

30 minute TV reports for Monte

Lengthy discussions between FIA, Eurosport and Rallye Monte Carlo organisers took too much time, so when Eurosport was finally awarded with TV coverage rights for upcoming rally, there was simply no time to prepare coverage properly.

Novikov fastest in shakedown 0

Novikov fastest in shakedown

Shakedown sessions for upcoming 80th edition of Rallye Monte Carlo just finished moments ago. Top spot on the results sheet went to Russian driver Evgeny Novikov in Ford Fiesta RS WRC.

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Peugeot 207 Super 2000 sales reach 100

  Peugeot 207 Super 2000 proves to be successful both on track and in sales statistics. While race cars are rarely being linked to sales figures, Peugeot’s recent milestone proves that demand still exists, despite global recession and scarcity of investments in motorsports. Together with sister company Citroën and Ford, Peugeot is major supplier of...

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Matthew Wilson: “Drama continues!”

According to recent tweet by Matthew Wilson, not everything is perfect in new, not yet presented Ford’s team. Wilson and Henning Solberg are expected to take part in this year’s WRC as part of new Go Fast Energy World Rally Team, which will debut during tomorrow’s shakedown.

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