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Kumho Barum15aConsidering the Dutch pairing of Hermen Kobus and Erik de Wild were experiencing the first major event in their new Skoda Fabia R5, a result of 8th overall in the Barum Czech Rally Zlín (August 29/30) was a mighty impressive result. But for a harmless spin on the second day it would in fact have been 7th, as the Skoda was a bare six seconds behind the Peugeot 208 T16 of Craig Breen at the finish! Read More »

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Ingram Azores15c– This time last year Chris Ingram was chosen to represent PEUGEOT UK in the ERC Junior
– Ahead are demanding stages of the Barum Rally Zlín – the Czech Republic’s biggest motor sport event
– Exciting finale to the 2015 ERC Junior championship lies ahead, as Chris aims for victory

It is exactly 12 months since PEUGEOT UK unveiled its new rising young rally star. The new team has come a long way in such a short time, and now its driver, Chris Ingram, has a chance to be crowned vice champion in one of the sport’s most competitive championships, as the 2015 ERC Junior series reaches an exciting climax on the Barum Czech Rally Zlín. Read More »

Peugeot Barum14– New PEUGEOT UK ‘Young Lion’ has successful ERC début in 208 R2
– Survives tough European Rally Championship round in Czech Republic
– Top stars go out, but Ingram gets through

PEUGEOT new driver hits the stages …

To step into any brand new car for the first time is always slightly daunting: when it’s a full-blown PEUGEOT rally car and you’re driving on rally stages you’ve never seen before, it’s triply so. Read More »

Peugeot Ingram A– Distinctive Union flag livery adorns the PEUGEOT UK 208 rally entry
– Number one under-21 rally driver welcomes PEUGEOT support
– The next three rallies in PEUGEOT 208 R2 will help future star develop his career

A distinctive livery, primarily derived from the Union flag, is unveiled and now adorns Chris Ingram’s 208 rally car as he embarks on the European Rally Championship round in Barum, in the Czech Republic this weekend. Chris is a 20-year-old fulfilling his dream of a career in top-flight rallying and his progress thus far has been mightily impressive, as he now gets behind the wheel of the accomplished PEUGEOT 208 R2 with the backing of a major car maker. Read More »

Peugeot Ingram– World number one under-21 rally driver welcomes Peugeot support
– Award winner says he’s humbled to follow in the footsteps of his heroes
– The next three rallies in Peugeot 208 R2 will help future star develop his career

Like many car-mad 20-year-olds, Chris Ingram’s dream is to win the World Rally Championship, but unlike the vast majority of his peers, the Manchester born driver has already shown sufficient promise to secure the backing of a major car maker. Read More »

Molly-Taylor-in-actionMolly Taylor codriven by Seb Marshall, on their Citroen DS3 R3T in the unmistakable United Business livery, will be at the start of the Barum Rally, eighth round of the European Rally Championship.

The town of Zlin, in the Czech Republic, will be the new scene where the strong Australian lady driver will compete, from August 31st to September 1st, will compete against some of the best drivers taking part in the European Championship. Read More »

Andreas Mikkelsen finished 8th on the Barum Czech Rally Zlín in his factory-prepared ŠKODA UK Motorsport Fabia S2000 to maintain his lead in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge.

Juho Hänninen (ŠKODA Motorsport) won the event as the first six places were filled with ŠKODA Fabia S2000s, although the podium celebrations and final stage (SS15) were cancelled as a mark of respect following an accident on SS13 that claimed the life of a spectator. ŠKODA UK Motorsport would like to extend its condolences to all those involved in the tragic accident. Read More »

Andreas Mikkelsen was the fastest driver on Leg 2 of the Barum Czech Rally Zlín, setting four fastest times over the six stages to finish a magnificent 5th in his ŠKODA UK Motorsport Fabia S2000. Co-driven by Ola Fløene, he finished just 6.1 seconds away from 4th, despite losing almost two minutes with a puncture on Leg 1, when he was fighting for the lead.

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– 14 Fabia Super 2000s to start the Barum Rally
– Škoda Motorsport to run both its factory crews
– Crowds expected to top a quarter of a million
– Event runs from 26-28 August

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With six rallies behind them and five to go, Guy and Phil remain optimistic that their fortunes for the rest of 2011 will turn around in their IRC title hunt. After the disappointment in the Azores, the pair feels there is everything to play for in the forthcoming venues, with there being points-and-a-half available in Scotland and double-points in Cyprus. Read More »