Skip navigation

Tag Archives: Chris Ingram

French Rally driver Didier Auriol, who won the World Rally Championship (WRC) in 1994, will make his debut at this year’s Reis Race Retro. He will be joined by the current European Rally Champion Chris Ingram.

Born in Montpellier and initially an ambulance driver, Auriol started rallying in an old Simca 1000. After winning his first French Rallye Championship in 1986 behind the wheel of a Metro 6R4, he repeated his success in 1987 and ’88 but this time in a works Ford Sierra RS Cosworth. Read More »

– Elfyn Evans makes history with popular win in Wales
– First victory for a British driver on home turf since 2000
– M-Sport crowned Manufacturers’ Champions
– Sébastien Ogier seals fifth Drivers’ title
– Huge crowds flock to the forests to witness the action Read More »

Wales Rally GB 2017 will be remembered for the maiden WRC victory of Elfyn Evans & Daniel Barritt (Fiesta WRC). A total of 9 fastest stages out of the 21 stages run, crucially the first 5 stages of Saturday, saw Evans take almost a minutes lead in to the final day. With the next 6 places covered by half a minute, any slip up could prove costly but a measured drive, on the final day, saw the winning margin trimmed to 37.3s. Thierry Neuville & Nicolas Gilsoul (i20 Coupe WRC) took 2nd spot and maximum points on the power stage but it was not enough to prevent Sébastien Ogier & Julien Ingrassia (Fiesta WRC) from wrapping up WRC title number 5, with 3rd overall. Read More »

– Homegrown heroes kick-start countdown to Dayinsure Wales Rally GB
– Brenig Reservoir hosts popular media preview to Britain’s WRC round
– Welsh Government and Conwy Council reaffirm enthusiastic support
– New title partner Dayinsure eagerly anticipating forest-based thriller
– Media Accreditation for the October event closes on 28 September

Read More »

There may have been motorsport heroes on offer at this year’s Race Retro at Stoneleigh Park, but it was the fantastic line-up of Group B and C Rally cars in action on the Live Rally Stage that took the spotlight. Rallying with Group B presented around 60 cars with a mix of rally legends and modern day champions at the wheel.

Read More »