Category Archives: WRC, Rally

Rally Italia: WRC 2017 season reaches midpoint

Rally Italia (8-11 June) marks the mid-point of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship and takes the crews to the picturesque Mediterranean island of Sardinia. The scenery may be spectacular, but the sun-baked gravel tracks make for gruelling, rough and rocky competition, leaving little room for error. Originally known as the Rally of the Flowers… Read More »

Gill fails long runs, finishes second: APRC

Team MRF drivers took the top two spots in the National Capital Rally, the second round of the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship, here on Sunday. Norwegian driver Ole Christian Veiby, who led after the opening day, drove his Skoda Fabia R5 to victory in a timing of 2:15:11:2s. Gaurav Gill, who had won the APRC opening… Read More »

New challenges face Gill, MRF: APRC Round 2

Canberra, 25 May 2017: A new challenge awaits Team MRF drivers Gaurav Gill and Ole Christian Veiby this weekend when they tackle Australia’s National Capital Rally for the first time. Based in Canberra, the event is the second round of the 2017 Asia Pacific Rally Championship, and comes following Team MRF’s dominating 1-2 finish in… Read More »

Ogier-Ingrassia win Rally Portugal: WRC

Defending FIA World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier has won Rally Portugal, strengthening his grip on the first season of the new era of the sport. The M-Sport Ford driver entered the final four stages today 16.8s ahead of Hyundai Motorsport’s Thierry Neuville. He would go on to win one more stage (SS17), before setting the… Read More »

Ogier-Ingrassia take lead with a day to go: WRC

M-Sport’s Ecoboost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC continues to lead at Rally de Portugal, but it’s all change at the top with Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia taking over the reins. The four-time World Championships hold a 16.8 second advantage over championship rivals Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul going into tomorrow’s final 42.93 kilometres. A brush with… Read More »