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Category Archives: World Rallying

– Stage win for Jakub Kuba Przygonski (POL) and Tom Colsoul (BEL).
– Yazeed Al Rajhi (KSA) and Timo Gottschalk (GER) 2nd overall.
– Mohamed Abu Issa (QAT) and Xavier Panseri (FRA) in top five.


MINI leads the way after Special Stage 2 at the 2017 Qatar Cross Country Rally. A stage win for Jakub ‘Kuba’ Przygonski (POL) and Tom Colsoul (BEL) in the #214 car sees the pairing at the top of the overall standings in their first race on the 2017 FIA Cross Country World Championship calendar. Read More »

The 2017 Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship continues with round two on Sunday (23 April), Rallye Salamandre in Belgium.

In an event with a superb capacity entry, around a dozen championship contenders will tackle this hugely popular event on closed public roads around the town of Beaumont in the south of Belgium. In the typical style of Belgian rallies, the crews will tackle each stage several times and two of the four stages feature a lapped format. Read More »

Guy Wilks is aiming for a place in the final this weekend as the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship heads to Montalegre in Portugal. Read More »

Team Peugeot Hansen travels to Portugal this weekend for round two of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship at Montalegre where Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen are targeting maximum points.

– In contrast to Barcelona, which was more of an asphalt-biased track, with hard-packed gravel, Montalegre features much softer dirt and calls for a very different set-up, especially in terms of the cars’ damping. Read More »

Just days after successfully completing the World Rally Championship qualifier Tour de Course, MSA Academy co-driver Phil Hall has secured a deal to head to Australia at the end of May to contest the National Capitol Rally alongside rising Aussie star, Rhys Pinter.

After contesting Rally Australia two years in row with Pinter during 2015 and 2016, the itsmymotorsport.co.uk backed co-driver will return to the continent to assist in Pinter’s assault on the FIA Asia Pacific and Australian Rally Championship round in his now familiar Ford Fiesta R2. Read More »

– MINI John Cooper Works Rally makes 2017 Cross Country Rally debut
– Yazeed Al Rajhi (KSA) and Timo Gottschalk (GER) lead the MINI charge
– Mohamed Abu Issa (QAT) and Xavier Panseri (FRA) target more success
– Jakub Kuba Przygonski (POL) and Tom Colsoul (BEL) start their season

Following extreme testing and development at the demanding 2017 Dakar Rally, the MINI John Cooper Works Rally will make its debut in the 2017 FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies at the forthcoming Qatar Cross Country Rally on 17-22 April 2017. Yazeed Al Rajhi (KSA) and Timo Gottschalk (GER) will pilot the car across 1,994km and five stages at the event that has been won twice by MINI. Read More »

MSA Academy team member Phil Hall made a successful return to the FIA World Rally Championship last week, guiding fellow Brit David White to an impressive 45th overall at the Tour de Corse.

Making his first WRC appearance since Rally Australia last November with Aussie Rhys Pinter, Hall was recruited by White thanks to his previous experience in the series and would guide the Barnsley driver around his inaugural World Championship outing in a Ford Fiesta R2.

Having contested events in America, Canada, Finland and the UK, 29 year old from Nottingham had also never contested the Corsican event before but was looking forward to the challenge of the Island, famed for its tricky mountain roads and cavernous drops. Read More »

Barnsley rally driver David White conquered one of the toughest events in the FIA World Rally Championship last week as he drove his Fiesta R2 to 45th overall at the gruelling Tour de Corse in Corsica.

Just weeks after completing the opening round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship, White headed to the French island to contest his very first World Championship event which offered over 300km of special stages, packed into just ten stages. Read More »

The Tour de Corse provided further drama on the third and final day, as Craig Breen and Scott Martin dropped back to fifth overall, losing out on fourth place by just a tenth of a second. Stéphane Lefebvre and Gabin Moreau made sure that Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT scored points with two of its C3 WRCs in France.

After Ajaccio and Bastia, the Tour de Corse headed for Porto-Vecchio on Sunday. The final leg consisted of just two stages: Antisanti – Poggio di Nazza (53.78km) and the Palombaggia Power Stage (10.42km). Read More »

– Hyundai star makes it four different winners in opening four rounds
– Early leader Meeke forced to retire with engine dramas
– Ogier finishes second to extend championship lead
– New perspective as five-time Dakar Rally motorbike winner joins Red Bull TV team
– Catch all the dramatic action for free on Red Bull TV

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