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Category Archives: World Rallying

– Mattias Ekström on the rallycross throne after only three years
– The next step is to follow in 2017 with factory support from Audi
– Ekström battles for the titles in the DTM and World RX

Mattias Ekström will again be competing in a dual role in 2017. Following remarkable years in the DTM and two titles with Audi, the Swede is determined to claim the top spot now in the new, more than 500-HP Audi RS 5 DTM too. Read More »

After a podium finish on last year’s Flanders International Rally Challenge (FIRC), Rochdale rally driver Steve Brown will return to the series once again in 2017 thanks to backing from sponsors. Read More »

– Hyundai Motorsport World Rally Championship (WRC) driver Hayden Paddon will contest Rallye Sanremo in a New Generation i20 R5
– The event will form part of Hayden’s preparations for the Tour de Corse, as he continues to improve his consistency on tarmac
– He will be joined by co-driver Seb Marshall who will be his full time co-driver after Rally Finland. Read More »

– Renewal of official ‘Host County’ status for Dayinsure Wales Rally GB
– Conwy’s many attractions to be showcased to global TV audiences
– Highlighting north Wales’ position as the UK’s premier adventure destination
– Final 2017 competitive route to be announced in May

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– Northern Irishman escapes last gasp scare to score fourth WRC win
– Citroën star makes it three different winners in the opening three rounds
– World Championship action blasts off in famous Zócalo square
– Catch all the dramatic action for free on Red Bull TV

Kris Meeke won Guanajuato Rally Mexico on Sunday despite almost throwing victory away when he crashed off the road into a spectator car park less than a kilometre from the finish. Read More »

Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle kept up their impressive form and just about held their nerve on the final day of Rally Mexico. Despite running off the road a few corners before the end of the Power Stage, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT crew secured the C3 WRC’s maiden rally win.


Following a 30.9 second lead at the end of Day 3, the final day of Rally Mexico only featured two stages: La Calera (32.96km) and the Derramadero Power Stage (21.94km). Read More »

– MINI secures podium finish at Dubai International Baja.
– Mohamed Abu Issa and Xavier Panseri crew MINI ALL4 Racing to third.

MINI crew Mohamed Abu Issa (QAT) and co-driver Xavier Panseri (FR) completed the 2017 Dubai International Baja in third place after a spectacular two-day race event in hot desert conditions. Read More »

– Hyundai Motorsport has claimed its first podium finish of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) as Thierry Neuville clinched third in Rally México
– Hayden Paddon completed the rally in fifth place to score important Championship points
– Neuville won the Power Stage to take five extra points with Dani Sordo also scoring. Hyundai Motorsport took six stage wins in total in Mexico Read More »

Organisers of the ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) are delighted to confirm that the overall SRC Champion and SRC Junior Champion will receive a free entry to the 2017 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB thanks to the Road to Wales programme.

In co-operation with the Motor Sports Association (MSA), International Motor Sports (IMS) and Wales Rally GB, the 2017 Scottish Rally Champion and 2017 Junior Champion will travel to North Wales to compete in the National section of Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Read More »

– Two privateer MINI crews to compete at Dubai International Baja.
– Abu Issa and Xavier Panseri reunite after successful 2017 Dakar Rally.
– Vladimir Valisyev and Konstantin Zhiltsov start World Cup attack.

The 2017 Dubai International Baja takes place 9-11 March 2017 and is the second round of the prestigious FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup – a championship that has seen MINI lift the World Cup title no less than four times (2012-2015). Read More »