Tag Archives: Volkswagen

Paddon-Kennard claim their first WRC win; Ogier-Ingrassia second

Wolfsburg, 24 April 2016: Narrow defeat in a thrilling showdown: Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) extended their lead in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with second place in Argentina. A dramatic finale saw the three-time world champions and championship leaders narrowly miss out to Hayden Paddon/John Kennard (NZ/NZ, Hyundai), who claimed their first win in… Read More »

One of a kind: Volkswagen takes on a mixture of asphalt and gravel at the Rally Spain

Two appearance, two wins so far for Ogier/Ingrassia and the Polo R WRC in Spain Latvala/Anttila and Mikkelsen/Fløene do battle for second place in the championship 51 per cent unfamiliar terrain at penultimate WRC round of 2015 Wolfsburg, 16 October 2015: All eyes on the surface – Volkswagen faces a unique challenge when it lines… Read More »

Latvala ends dramatic day in third place; Ogier retires: A Volkswagen report

Extremely tough conditions make for an eventful Rally Argentina Latvala/Anttila best-placed Volkswagen duo in third place overall Early setback: black Friday for Ogier/Ingrassia and Mikkelsen/Fløene A daily report as thick as a book: Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN) find themselves on course for a podium finish at the end of an eventful second day of the… Read More »

Typical Argentina: sun and fog, narrow roads and flat-out sections; Mikkelsen trails Ogier

The fastest drifters in the world are back in business after a 38-day break: Volkswagen kicks off the second quarter of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) at the Rally Argentina (23–26 April). After three back-to-back victories, double world champions Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) have opened up a commanding lead in the World Championship… Read More »

Ogier-Ingrassia duo in flights of fantasy with third win of the season

Third victory in Mexico, third win of the season for Ogier/Ingrassia Second in the World Championship – Mikkelsen/Fløene on the podium for third time in a row Win number 25 for the Polo R WRC, Volkswagen extends lead in the Manufacturers’ Championship Hat-trick for the world champions: Volkswagen duo Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) pulled off… Read More »