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The action-packed Prestone MSA British Rally Championship is heading overseas for the first time in the championship’s 59-year history. The finest BRC crews will go toe-to-toe with some of the best drivers in the world on the legendary Ypres Rally in northern Belgium (23-24 June). Two drama-filled days with more than 160 competitive miles on the fast and flowing Belgian Tarmac roads await the BRC stars.

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Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates heads to mainland Europe for the first time in his career this week as he contests the fourth round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship, the Ypres Rally in Belgium (23rd/24th June).

Having scored a confidence-boosting result at the opening two rounds of the series, Yates suffered a retirement in Scotland last time out and will aim to reignite his championship hopes at the event. Read More »

Prestone MSA British Rally Championship contender David White will return to the series this weekend as he heads to Belgium for the fourth round of the series, the Ypres Rally.

Suffering a disappointing end to his Pirelli International Rally attempt back in April, White elected to miss the RSAC Scottish Rally but will make a comeback as the championship makes a shift onto asphalt for the first time this season. Read More »

Successful Nottingham rally co-driver Phil Hall will head into mainland Europe for the first time since Tour de Corse as he contests a round of the Opel Adam Cup alongside Briton Fred Field next weekend. Read More »

The vintage Bentleys dominated the Endurance Rally Association’s inaugural Baltic Classic Rally taking the three top spots in the Vintageants category. Peking to Paris European Cup winners Bill Cleyndert and Jacqui Norman added to their trophy cabinet, which also includes win of the 2015 Road to Mandalay, after holding their lead from the Copenhagen start to the Berlin finish in the 1925 Bentley 3-4½. Read More »

– Two crews from the MINI Family to compete in the 24th edition of Italian Baja, 15-18 June.
– Mohamed Abu Issa and co-driver Xavier Panseri head record entry list with race number #1.
– Jakub Przygonski and Tom Colsoul look to improve their two second place results of two previous outings.

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• Mattias Ekström takes fourth place in Norway
• Rallycross World Champion remains second in overall standings
• Ekström: “Mistake at the start cost us the podium finish”

Mattias Ekström took fourth place at the sixth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship 2017 in Hell. Read More »

It turned out to be a weekend of ups and downs for Team Peugeot Hansen at the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship’s sixth clash at Hell, Norway. But Sébastien Loeb turned the tide to earn the PEUGEOT 208 WRX 2017’s fourth top-three result of the season.

• A complex start to Round 6 in Norway saw the two PEUGEOT 208 WRX 2017s trade their latest evolution engines for former specification versions as a precautionary measure after one of its parameters failed to match expectations. The switch came after Friday’s free practice run in the case of Timmy’s car and on Saturday for Sébastien. Read More »

As the season hits the halfway stage, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT has entered a new line-up in Sardinia. The Citroën C3 WRCs will be driven by Kris Meeke / Paul Nagle, Craig Breen / Scott Martin and Andreas Mikkelsen / Anders Jæger.

RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA: THE HARDEST PART

Following rounds in Argentina and Portugal, the WRC visits another country where rallying is practically a religion. Italian drivers and manufacturers have played a key role in the history of the World Championship since it was founded. On the WRC calendar, the legendary Rallye Sanremo was replaced by Rally Italia Sardegna in 2004. The competitors were introduced to road surfaces and conditions that were very different to those on the Italian Riviera. Read More »

– Aussie ace is guest reporter for latest WRC showdown
– Dramatic World Rally Championship reaches its mid-point
– Andreas Mikkelsen rejoins WRC premier league with Citroën
– Sébastien Ogier and Thierry Neuville renew title duel?
– Catch all the action for free on Red Bull TV

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