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Daily Archives: March 11th, 2013

LucaRossetti-2The United Business crew, Luca Rossetti and Matteo Chiarcossi, will take part in the 36th Rally Il Ciocco, the opening round of the Italian Championship, which will take place on 22nd to 24th March in Garfagnana – Tuscany, at the wheel of the Mitsubishi Evo X – R4 with Pirelli tyres and supplied by Promo Racing Team of Saronno (www.promoracingteam.it), a brand new structure whose fleet currently consists of two Mitsubishi Evo X R4 and an Abarth 500 R3T. Read More »

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Citroen Mexico13– Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen win the longest stage
– Dani Sordo and Carlos del Barrio finish in fourth position
– Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team increases lead in the Manufacturer’s World Championship Read More »

Sixteen stage wins and a lead of three and a half minutes: Sébastien Ogier (F), at the wheel of the Volkswagen Polo R WRC, won the third round of the 2013 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Altitude, heat, hundreds of thousands of fans – alongside co-driver Julien Ingrassia (F), Ogier dominated the Rally Mexico from start to finish to claim his second win of the season, following the duo’s success at the Rally Sweden. The Volkswagen pairing won all but seven of the 23 special stages and demonstrated remarkably consistent speed: thanks in no small part to the Ogier factor, the number 8 Polo R WRC was among the fastest four cars on every stage. The icing on the cake was Ogier’s victory on the Power Stage, which earned him a further three points towards the World Rally Championship.

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– Audi aims for 11th win in 12 hour sportscar race since 1999 debut
– Allan McNish to debut new 2013-spec R18 e-tron quattro

British duo Allan McNish and Oliver Jarvis are both eager to sign off Audi’s participation from a historic sportscar endurance race by scoring the German manufacturer’s 11th victory on Saturday (16 March).

Dumfries-born McNish and fellow Audi Sport “factory” driver Jarvis, from Burwell near Newmarket, Cambridgeshire, race separate diesel-hybrid Audi R18 e-tron quattro sports-prototypes in the Sebring 12 Hours. Read More »