Ex-WRC driver Hirvonen ‘never had so much fun’ as on West Cork Rally – WRC

Ex-Citroen and Ford World Rally Championship driver Mikko Hirvonen says he has “never had so much fun in a rally car” after contesting the West Cork Rally in Ireland. Hirvonen won the national section – for non-homologated cars – of … Continue reading Ex-WRC driver Hirvonen ‘never had so much fun’ as on West Cork Rally – WRC

Oliver Solberg – son of Petter – takes second on Subaru USA debut – WRC

Oliver Solberg – son of 2003 World Rally champion Petter – had a successful debut with Subaru Motorsports USA taking second in the 100 Acre Wood Rally. The 17-year-old was competing Stateside for the first time, contesting his first gravel … Continue reading Oliver Solberg – son of Petter – takes second on Subaru USA debut – WRC

FIA plans action on artificial WRC jumps after Rally Mexico issues – WRC

The FIA has promised to take action about artificial jumps on World Rally Championship stages following the controversy on Rally Mexico last week. The opening Guanajuato spectator stage was cancelled after a metal jump was damaged and started to throw … Continue reading FIA plans action on artificial WRC jumps after Rally Mexico issues – WRC

Citroen boss Budar clarifies teams’ stance on future WRC rules – WRC

Citroen team principal Pierre Budar has clarified his firm’s position on its World Rally Championship future following comments attributed to the firm’s CEO Linda Jackson. Jackson was quoted as saying Citroen would walk away from the WRC at the end … Continue reading Citroen boss Budar clarifies teams’ stance on future WRC rules – WRC

Toyota testing new alternator that stopped Latvala on Rally Mexico – WRC

The Toyota World Rally Championship team will start testing a new alternator this week in an effort to solve the problem that halted Jari-Matti Latvala on Rally Mexico. Latvala’s Yaris WRC lost electrical charge ahead of the evening superspecial last … Continue reading Toyota testing new alternator that stopped Latvala on Rally Mexico – WRC

Troubled Rally Mexico to go ‘back to basics’ says event director – WRC

The boss of Mexico’s World Rally Championship round has promised to take the event “back to basics” for 2020 after this year’s troubled event. The Leon-based rally, now in its 15th year in the championship, had become a standard-bearer in … Continue reading Troubled Rally Mexico to go ‘back to basics’ says event director – WRC

Toyota’s Kris Meeke apologises to Citroen over WRC red flag comment – WRC

Toyota World Rally Championship driver Kris Meeke has issued a public apology to Citroen for allegations that it had influenced a stage stoppage on Rally Mexico. Meeke briefly took the lead of the event on Saturday when Citroen’s Sebastien Ogier … Continue reading Toyota’s Kris Meeke apologises to Citroen over WRC red flag comment – WRC

WRC Rally Mexico: Tanak past Evans to second as Ogier closes on win – WRC

Two stages wins on Sunday morning have propelled Toyota’s Ott Tanak to second place on Rally Mexico, with Sebastien Ogier now only one stage away from victory for Citroen. Elfyn Evans had started the morning’s rally-closing loop in second place, … Continue reading WRC Rally Mexico: Tanak past Evans to second as Ogier closes on win – WRC