Tag Archives: WRC, Rally

Co-driver Nicolas Gilsoul talks about sensible targeting of the driving, less mistakes: WRC Round 2 press meet

WRC FIA press conference after the Rally Sweden, the second round of the WRC 2018 Present: 1st – Thierry Neuville, Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT 1st – Nicolas Gilsoul, Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT 2nd – Craig Breen, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT 2nd – Scott Martin, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT 3rd – Andreas Mikkelsen, Hyundai… Read More »

Thierry Neuville, co-driver Gilsoul of Hyundai continue to lead after Day 2: WRC Round 2

Rally Sweden – Day Two Report Hyundai Motorsport has extended its lead of Rally Sweden to 22.7-seconds with all three Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC cars still inside the top-four overall Thierry Neuville scored four stage wins on Saturday to build a buffer to his nearest rival, Craig Breen, as he chases his first victory of… Read More »

Hyundai Motorsport leads 1-2-3 after opening day’s action: WRC Round 2

Torsby (Sweden) 16 Feb 2018: Hyundai Motorsport has completed a competitive opening day of action in Rally Sweden, round two of the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship, with its crews leading an incredibly close battle among the WRC field. At the end of Friday’s action, a total of 140km of tricky snowy stages, Thierry Neuville and co-driver Nicolas Gilsoul… Read More »

Rally Monte-Carlo was about surviving; It was tricky till the end: Seb Ogier

Present: 1st – Sébastien Ogier, M-Sport Ford World Rally Team 1st – Julien Ingrassia M-Sport Ford World Rally Team 2nd – Ott Tänak, Toyota GAZOO Racing WRT 2nd – Martin Järveoja, Toyota GAZOO Racing WRT 3rd – Jari-Matti Latvala, Toyota GAZOO Racing WRT 3rd – Miikka Anttila, Toyota GAZOO Racing WRT Malcolm Wilson, Team Principal,… Read More »

M-Sport Ford’s Sebastien Ogier & Julien Ingrassia take 5th Monte-Carlo win: WRC

Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia notched up their fifth consecutive Rallye Monte-Carlo victory this afternoon, their sixth overall win on home soil. The French reigning FIA World Rally Champions arrived back in the Principality 58.3 seconds ahead of Toyota newcomers Ott Tänak and Martin Järveoja who finished a career-best on the event. Team-mates Jari-Matti Latvala… Read More »

Sebastian Ogier and Julien Ingrassia continue to lead: An M-Sport Ford World Rally team’s view

FAN FAVOURITE OGIER INCREASES MONTE LEAD M-Sport Ford World Rally Team’s Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia continue to hold a popular lead at Rallye Monte-Carlo – increasing the EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC’s advantage at the head of the field. The Blue Oval continues to hold more fastest times than any other manufacturer and has led… Read More »

Defending champ Ogier-Ingrassia lead after opening night stages: Rallye Monte-Carlo, WRC

Reigning FIA World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier has made the perfect start to Rallye Monte-Carlo, the Frenchman scooping the first two stage wins and a 17.3 second lead after Thursday’s opening night stages. Andreas Mikkelsen heads Hyundai’s challenge in second with team-mate Dani Sordo third a further 8.3 seconds adrift of the Norwegian. “M-Sport Ford… Read More »

A summary of WRC rule changes for 2018

Throughout the course of last year, the World Motor Sports Council approved a number of changes to the Sporting Regulations for the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship. The main amendments are as follows: Private teams or individual drivers will be permitted to enter 2017 specification World Rally Cars on WRC events, without the obligation to… Read More »