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After a six week break, the World Rally Championship returns to action with the RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España (05-08 October). Three C3 WRCs have been entered for the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team.

The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT’s three C3 WRCs at RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España, in October, will be driven by Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle, Stéphane Lefebvre/Gabin Moreau and Khalid Al-Qassimi/Chris Patterson. Craig Breen/Scott Martin will take part in the recce in Spain and will then contest the last two rounds of the season: Wales Rally GB (26-29 October) and Rally Australia (16-19 November). Citroën Racing would like to wish Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger the best of luck, as they will be making their debut for a new team after contesting three rallies in the C3 WRC. Read More »

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After a year of research, calculation and design work, Citroën Racing is holding the first development tests for the C3 R5 this week. An entirely new product intended for customer racing, the Citroën C3 R5 aims to become the new benchmark in its category.

Since 2013, the R5 regulations devised by the FIA have led to the appearance of a new generation of rally cars. Designed for private teams and drivers, these reduced-cost products are often described as ‘mini-WRCs’ due to their technical characteristics: four-wheel drive, 1.6-litre direct injection turbo engine generating about 280bhp and sequential semi-automatic gearbox. Read More »

With a podium finish for Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger and a second C3 WRC in the top five thanks to the efforts of Craig Breen/Scott Martin in Germany, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT met the targets set by Yves Matton before the start. Read More »

After five gravel events, the WRC returns to tarmac for the tenth round of the season. Citroën Total Abu Total World Rally Team is fielding three C3 WRCs in the ADAC Rallye Deutschland, with Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle, Craig Breen/Scott Martin and Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger.

A SPECIAL RALLY FOR CITROËN RACING

Since 2002 and its addition to the FIA World Rally Championship calendar, ADAC Rallye Deutschland has become a major fixture. The rally’s history is closely linked to that of Citroën, with 12 straight wins in Germany – including 11 in the WRC – thanks to the talents of Philippe Bugalski, Sébastien Loeb, Sébastien Ogier and Dani Sordo. In fact, Citroën has been more successful at this event than at any other. Read More »

One of the season’s flagship events, Rally Finland more than lived up to expectations, serving up a breath-taking spectacle in the land of a thousand lakes. Once again, all three of the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT’s C3 WRCs made it to the finish. Craig Breen and Scott Martin secured the team’s best result with fifth place, after a rally that was largely dominated by Finnish cars and drivers. Read More »

The WRC bandwagon heads north for a midsummer’s adventure over the famous jumps of Rally Finland. Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT has entered three C3 WRCs in the land of a thousand lakes for Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle, Craig Breen/Scott Martin and Khalid Al Qassimi/Chris Patterson. Read More »

Rally Poland, the eighth round of the World Championship, is a popular event with all of the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT drivers. Andreas Mikkelsen, Craig Breen and Stéphane Lefebvre cannot wait to drive on the ultra-fast roads of the Masurian region. The Citroën C3 WRC will be running with significant upgrades in Mikolajki. 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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Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team has changed its line-up for Rally Italia Sardegna (8-11 June), with the arrival of Andreas Mikkelsen and Anders Jaeger in the no.9 Citroën C3 WRC.

At the halfway stage of the season, this mutually beneficial opportunity will enable the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT to take advantage of the experience of Andreas Mikkelsen and Anders Jaeger, third place finishers in the 2016 World Rally Championship. Read More »