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2020 WRC: Liveries Revealed As M-Sport Return To Competition
Posted by: ASkyler on Monday, July 06, 2020 - 06:13 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
2020 WRC: Liveries Revealed As M-Sport Return To Competition


M-Sport will return to competition with its top-specification Fiestas this month – Adrien Fourmaux showcasing the power and performance of the EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta R5 MkII while ‘Pedro’ takes to the wheel of the top-specification EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC.

Making his FIA European Rally Championship debut, Fourmaux will contest Rally di Roma Capitale alongside regular co-driver Renaud Jamoul and a striking new livery celebrating the successful partnership between M-Sport and Orange1 Racing.

The two joined forces as Simone Campedelli secured a victory and five podiums in last year’s Italian Rally Championship, and the popular colour scheme returns in the hands of M-Sport’s latest protégé at one of Italy’s most prestigious events.


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2020 WRC: Estonia to host September WRC restart as new date found for Italy
Posted by: ASkyler on Friday, July 03, 2020 - 12:57 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
2020 WRC: Estonia to host September WRC restart as new date found for Italy


Baltic country will become 33rd nation in history to stage championship round.

Estonia will become the 33rd nation since 1973 in FIA World Rally Championship history to stage a round when the 2020 WRC season restarts from September 4-6 following the release of the revised calendar.

Three rounds in Monte Carlo, Sweden and Mexico were staged before the global pandemic lockdown with six-time champion Sébastien Ogier holding an eight-point advantage over his Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT teammate Elfyn Evans thanks to his victory last time out.

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Newcomer Estonia hosts 2020 WRC restart in September
Posted by: ASkyler on Thursday, July 02, 2020 - 08:26 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
Newcomer Estonia hosts 2020 WRC restart in September


Estonia will host the FIA World Rally Championship for the first time in September when the 2020 series restarts following an enforced break due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Rally Estonia (4 - 6 September) joins the fixture list after running as a WRC Promotional Event in 2019. The country will become the 33rd nation to stage a championship round since the series started in 1973.

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2020 WRC: Pirelli Ready To Rally Again With Development Tests For Next Year World Rally Championship Tyres
Posted by: ASkyler on Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 06:45 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
2020 WRC: Pirelli Ready To Rally Again With Development Tests For Next Year World Rally Championship Tyres


Even though the rest of this year’s World Rally Championship calendar is yet to be fully confirmed following the enforced stoppage due to Covid-19, the premier category is ready to go again. Pirelli will take to the stages once more very shortly, in order to develop tyres for the 2021 World Rally Championship, where the Italian firm will return as exclusive tyre supplier.


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Big jump in WRC TV audience during 2020 opening quarter
Posted by: ASkyler on Friday, June 19, 2020 - 05:56 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
Big jump in WRC TV audience during 2020 opening quarter


· WRC global TV audience leaps 15 per cent in opening three rounds

· Broadcast time increases by 28 per cent across first quarter

· France, Spain and Finland among top TV markets

· WRC back on screen in key Chinese market

· Increased media value for car brands competing in WRC

· Surge in WRC eSports followers during lockdown tournaments


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City of Auckland Rally and Battle of Jack Ridge announced
Posted by: ASkyler on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 06:32 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
City of Auckland Rally and Battle of Jack Ridge announced


Rally New Zealand organisers have today announced two exciting new events, the City of Auckland Rally and the Battle of Jack’s Ridge to be staged in November.

The event will comprise the stages that were planned for the World Rally Championship event both north and east of the city.

The City of Auckland Rally will be held on Saturday 14 November and include stages in the Kaipara Hills, Puhoi and Riverhead Forest before its conclusion at the purpose-built road “Jack’s Ridge” in Whitford.

The Battle of Jack’s Ridge will be a standalone rally sprint on Sunday 15 November which will feature an open category rally sprint over a section of the 6.2km Jack’s Ridge stage.

“Clearly we had planned to spotlight these stages at the FIA World Rally Championship event in September,” said Rally New Zealand Chairman, Peter Johnston.



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2020 WRC: Solberg triumphs at Rally Sweden Lockdown
Posted by: ASkyler on Sunday, June 07, 2020 - 04:19 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
2020 WRC: Solberg triumphs at Rally Sweden Lockdown


Oliver Solberg won Rally Sweden Lockdown on Sunday afternoon by defeating cousin Pontus Tidemand in a two-leg final at Torsby.

Eighteen-year-old Solberg, who was co-driven by mum Pernilla, outgunned Tidemand in both final runs over the 2.50km Torsby Sprint speed stage, made famous by the country’s FIA World Rally Championship fixture.

Driving a Volkswagen Polo GTI, Solberg opened a 0.8sec advantage in the first leg of the final on wet gravel roads. He added an extra three-tenths to his lead in the second run to win the made-for-TV special by 1.1sec.

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FIA Junior WRC Committed To Completing The 2020 Season
Posted by: ASkyler on Wednesday, June 03, 2020 - 09:06 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
FIA Junior WRC Committed To Completing The 2020 Season


Following the cancellation of Rally Finland for 2020, the FIA Junior WRC Championship wishes to underline its commitment to delivering a championship for the future stars of the FIA World Rally Championship in the latter part of the 2020.

The FIA Junior WRC management team is in continuous communication with crews, event organisers, partners and WRC Promoter with efforts focussing on running the remainder of the championship when it is safe to do so.


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WRC faces Moto GP on virtual Portuguese rally battleground
Posted by: ASkyler on Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 08:03 AM
WRC Rally News 2010
WRC faces Moto GP on virtual Portuguese rally battleground


Three of Portugal’s leading motorsport stars will compete for national pride against the FIA World Rally Championship’s young hotshots on the country’s virtual rally roads this weekend.

This week’s WRC fixture in Portugal was called off due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but fans can enjoy three nights of #RaceAtHome head-to-head sim action in the Vodafone Rally de Portugal eSports WRC Shootout (22 - 24 May). The tournament will be streamed live on Facebook.

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2020 WRC: Carlos Sainz crowned The Greatest WRC Driver
Posted by: ASkyler on Tuesday, May 05, 2020 - 06:34 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
2020 WRC: Carlos Sainz crowned The Greatest WRC Driver


Carlos Sainz has been crowned The Greatest WRC Driver of all time in a poll of fans and expert journalists on the FIA World Rally Championship’s official website.

The double world champion, from Spain, defeated Sébastien Loeb in the head-to-head final. Sainz claimed 57.28 per cent of the vote in a close climax to the contest.

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2020 WRC: WRC agrees new partnership with eSports experts Fanatec
Posted by: ASkyler on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 06:51 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
2020 WRC: WRC agrees new partnership with eSports experts Fanatec


WRC Promoter has completed a multi-year agreement with sim racing hardware experts Fanatec to become the official partner of the WRC’s eSports activities.

Fanatec is the leading brand for sim racing hardware, including steering wheels, pedals and complete cockpits for PlayStation, Xbox and PC-based motorsport simulators.

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2020 WRC: WRC young stars primed for battle in eSports tournament
Posted by: ASkyler on Friday, April 17, 2020 - 06:28 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
2020 WRC: WRC young stars primed for battle in eSports tournament


Eleven of the FIA World Rally Championship’s eager young chargers will fight for virtual rally glory when they face off in WRC Promoter’s eSports WRC Shootout next week (21 - 23 April).

The future stars from the championship’s talent-packed support series will #RaceAtHome in the three-night speedfest on WRC 8, the official video game of the WRC.

Competitors from WRC 2, WRC 3 and the FIA Junior WRC will be pitted against each other on a selection of demanding gravel special stages from Rally Argentina. The real-life South American event was due to take place next week before being postponed due to the global Covid-19 pandemic.

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2020 WRC: WRC TV special celebrates 40 years of Rally Argentina
Posted by: ASkyler on Friday, April 17, 2020 - 06:25 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
2020 WRC: WRC TV special celebrates 40 years of Rally Argentina


WRC fans can enjoy classic rally action from South America this month with a TV special celebrating magical memories from Argentina’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship.

Global broadcasters will screen WRC’s hour-long Rally Argentina show, which spotlights pulsating pampas action and contains captivating features and revealing interviews about the tough gravel road fixture.

Next week’s 40th edition of the event has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic and an anniversary programme will replace the traditional post-event highlights show.

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2020 WRC: Quest begins to crown WRC all-time greatest driver
Posted by: ASkyler on Friday, April 03, 2020 - 06:04 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
2020 WRC: Quest begins to crown WRC all-time greatest driver


Rally fans across the globe are being urged to make their vote count in WRC Promoter’s hunt to crown The Greatest WRC Driver of all time.

The winner will be revealed at the culmination of a month-long search, supported by WRC tyre manufacturer Pirelli, in which WRC fans and an expert panel of journalists vote for their greatest in a series of head-to-head driver battles.

All 18 champions since the introduction of the FIA World Rally Championship drivers’ title in 1979 are joined by two wildcard entries – nominated on their performances – to rank the sport’s top 20 drivers.

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2020 WRC: Esapekka Lappi reflects on escaping Rally Mexico car fire
Posted by: ASkyler on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 07:06 PM
WRC Rally News 2010
2020 WRC: Esapekka Lappi reflects on escaping Rally Mexico car fire


Finnish WRC driver talks Ogier, Rovanperä and his life in motorsports.

Esapekka Lappi will not forget the recent Rally Mexico in a hurry after the driver was forced to retire when the Ford he was driving unexpectedly caught fire.

The 29-year-old from Pieksämäki and co-driver Janne Ferm escaped the blaze unhurt but had to withdraw from the race.


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Rally News Archive
· 2020 WRC: Liveries Revealed As M-Sport Return To Competition (Jul 06, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Estonia to host September WRC restart as new date found for Italy (Jul 03, 2020)
· Newcomer Estonia hosts 2020 WRC restart in September (Jul 02, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Pirelli Ready To Rally Again With Development Tests For Next Year World Rally Championship Tyres (Jun 25, 2020)
· Big jump in WRC TV audience during 2020 opening quarter (Jun 19, 2020)
· City of Auckland Rally and Battle of Jack Ridge announced (Jun 17, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Solberg triumphs at Rally Sweden Lockdown (Jun 07, 2020)
· FIA Junior WRC Committed To Completing The 2020 Season (Jun 03, 2020)
· WRC faces Moto GP on virtual Portuguese rally battleground (May 21, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Carlos Sainz crowned The Greatest WRC Driver (May 05, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: WRC agrees new partnership with eSports experts Fanatec (Apr 22, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: WRC young stars primed for battle in eSports tournament (Apr 17, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: WRC TV special celebrates 40 years of Rally Argentina (Apr 17, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Quest begins to crown WRC all-time greatest driver (Apr 03, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Esapekka Lappi reflects on escaping Rally Mexico car fire (Mar 24, 2020)
· WRC 9 video game set for new-generation consoles (Mar 20, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Introducing The New Ford Fiesta Rally4 (Mar 16, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Podium Lock-Out For Pirelli On A Shortened Rally Mexico (Mar 16, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Ogier secures sixth Rally Mexico victory as event ends day early (Mar 16, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Suninen Secures Mexico Podium (Mar 16, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Ogier tames slippery Friday roads to impress at Rally Mexico (Mar 14, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Suninen In The Fight (Mar 14, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: World Rally Championship leader Evans faces gravel at Rally Mexico (Mar 12, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Target New Heights (Mar 06, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Star Meeke confirmed for Whangarei (Mar 03, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Briton Evans seals Rally Sweden victory to secure 2020 title lead (Feb 16, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Evans doubles Rally Sweden lead over Tanak after strong Saturday (Feb 16, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Evans breaks clear on Friday to lead champion Tanak at Rally Sweden (Feb 14, 2020)
· 2020 Junior WRC Season Begins On Pirelli Sottozero Ice In Sweden (Feb 13, 2020)
· 2020 FIA Junior WRC Gets Underway At Rally Sweden (Feb 11, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Pirelli Begins Development Of Tyres In Preparation For The 2021 World Rally Championship (Feb 02, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Neuville seals revenge win at Rallye Monte-Carlo (Jan 26, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Record-Breaking Points Finish (Jan 26, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Fourmaux Shows Monte Pace (Jan 26, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Lappi Makes Monte Best (Jan 26, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Elfyn Evans holds advantage in Monte-Carlo thriller (Jan 26, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Lappi On The Hunt For Fourth (Jan 26, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Ogier snatches Monte-Carlo lead as champion Tänak crashes badly (Jan 26, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Thierry Neuville fires early warning to lead Rallye Monte-Carlo (Jan 26, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Defending champion Tanak opens WRC title defence in Monte-Carlo (Jan 25, 2020)
· 2020 FIA World Rally Championship: Oliver Ciesla Q&A (Jan 25, 2020)
· Abarth 124 rally: seasonal debut at the Montecarlo Rally (Jan 25, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Ready To Take Their Chance (Jan 19, 2020)
· Competitive Field Entered For 2020 FIA Junior WRC Championship (Jan 19, 2020)
· WRC Action For The Citroen C3 R5 In 2020 (Jan 11, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Fourmaux Set For WRC 2 (Jan 06, 2020)
· 2020 WRC: Young And Ambitious Team For 2020 (Jan 06, 2020)
· Pirelli To Supply World Rally Championship From 2021 To 2024 (Dec 22, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Pedro Confirms Fiesta For 2020 (Dec 11, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: I'm a fighter - Ogier eyes 2020 WRC title with Toyota (Dec 09, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Sebastien Ogier signs deal with Toyota Gazoo Racing (Nov 29, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Rally Australia cancelled after serious NSW bush fires (Nov 13, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Neuville fights to disrupt Tanaks WRC title claim in Spain (Oct 26, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Legend Loeb grabs late Friday lead in Spain as Tanak nears 2019 title (Oct 26, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Ott Tanak out to make history in Spain with his first WRC crown (Oct 26, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: WRC leader Tanak tightens his grip on Rally GB (Oct 06, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Tanak lights up Rally GB after grabbing late lead (Oct 05, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Sebastien Ogier eyes a sixth British win in thrilling WRC title chase (Oct 02, 2019)
· New Zealand secures coveted World Rally Championship slot (Sep 27, 2019)
· Japan returns to FIA World Rally Championship in 2020 (Sep 27, 2019)
· Japan, Kenya and New Zealand named in 2020 WRC calendar (Sep 27, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Frenchman Ogier's Rally Turkey victory rekindles WRC title defence (Sep 15, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Ogier grabs narrow Rally Turkey lead on dreadful day for title rivals (Sep 15, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Lappi leads Ogier at Rally Turkey after Friday to delight Citroen (Sep 13, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Ott Tanak secures Rallye Deutschland hat-trick (Aug 26, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Tanak in charge at Rallye Deutschland after Neuville despair (Aug 24, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Tanak holds off dogged Neuville for Rallye Deutschland Friday lead (Aug 24, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Tanak hunts hat-trick in Germany to boost his WRC title challenge (Aug 22, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Tanak wins Rally Finland to stretch WRC points lead (Aug 04, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Tanak in charge after furious Rally Finland fight (Aug 04, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Home hero Latvala grabs slim Friday lead in Rally Finland thriller (Aug 02, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: WRC's big three resume thrilling title fight in Finland after break (Jul 31, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Sordo snatches Rally Italia Sardegna win after late drama (Jun 17, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Clean sweep for Tanak as he takes Rally Italia Sardegna lead (Jun 15, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Sordo leads Rally Italia Sardegna as WRC leader Ogier crashes (Jun 15, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: WRC Title Leader Sebastien Ogier Discounts His Chances To Win In Italy (Jun 14, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Tanak captures back-to-back wins in Portugal to boost title bid (Jun 02, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Tanak clings on to Portugal lead after late Saturday drama (Jun 01, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Tanak tops Toyota trio in punishing Portugal opener on dusty Friday (May 31, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: WRC heavyweights primed for Portugal rally duel (May 31, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Dominant Rally Chile victory boosts Ott Tanak's WRC title challenge (May 13, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Tanak controls Rally Chile as WRC leader Neuville escapes huge crash (May 12, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Tanak recovers from early mistake to dominate Rally Chile (May 11, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Excitement builds as Chile becomes 32nd country to host a WRC round (May 09, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Neuville increases WRC lead to 10 points with Rally Argentina win (Apr 28, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Belgian Neuville clear after Tanak exits on Saturday at Rally Argentina (Apr 27, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Neuville grabs late Friday lead in dramatic Rally Argentina final (Apr 27, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Tense title fight enters vital period at the atmospheric Rally Argentina (Apr 25, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Neuville snatches victory from Evans at Tour de Corse (Mar 31, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Thierry Neuville springs to surprise lead at Tour de Corse (Mar 31, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Evans leads Tour de Corse despite late fright (Mar 29, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Ogier confident and ready for his happy hunting ground in Corsica (Mar 28, 2019)
· 2019 WRC attendances top four million for second straight season (Mar 22, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Ogier captures fifth Rally Mexico win to peg back leader Tanak (Mar 11, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Evans and Tanak stay in hunt for win on gravel behind relieved Ogier (Mar 10, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Composed Ogier leads after drama-filled Friday at Rally Mexico (Mar 09, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Championship leader Tanak faces dirt road trial in Mexico (Mar 07, 2019)
· WRC confirms record TV figures from thrilling 2018 campaign (Mar 06, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Estonian Government backs WRC promotional rally scheme (Mar 01, 2019)
· 2019 WRC: Ice-cool Tanak wins in Sweden to lead World Rally Championship (Feb 18, 2019)


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