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– Autosport International to host the official launch of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship season
– All manufacturer teams launching 2019 challengers on Saturday at the show ahead of the opening round of the season
– All competing World Rally Championship teams, drivers, co-drivers and team principals will be present at Autosport International during the first public day
– Autosport International will take place at Birmingham’s NEC, from 10-13 January 2019*
– Tickets to the show can be purchased at: http://www.autosportinternational.com

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Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena guided Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT back to winning ways as they secured the 79th victory of their amazing career after an incident-packed race. This victory proves once again the value of a committed team that refused to give up. Read More »

A genuine test of all-round ability as the only event on the WRC calendar contested on both gravel and tarmac, round 12 of the 2018 season sees Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena rejoin the ranks of Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT for their third appearance of the year, this time alongside Craig Breen – Scott Martin and Khalid Al Qassimi – Chris Patterson.

As the only mixed surface event of the season, Rally de Catalunya certainly tests the versatility of the drivers and their cars. Drivers must have all-round ability, as they will need to be just as comfortable on gravel during the first leg as on tarmac over the following two days. Read More »

Keen for its line-up to feature two leading crews next year, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team is delighted to confirm that Esapekka Lappi, and his co-driver Janne Ferm, will join its works team in 2019. The pair will join Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia who were announced as the first crew to join the Citroën Racing team last month.

True to its tradition of putting its faith in young drivers, and supporting them right through to the top of the sport, Citroën Racing has chosen the most promising youngster in the WRC, Esapekka Lappi. Read More »

Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT has come away from Wales with clear proof that the C3 WRC is competitive once again. On a surface where you need to adapt to the constantly changing levels of grip, both drivers showed great pace with Craig Breen only narrowly missing out on a spot on the podium. Read More »

Determined to return as a challenger for the podium next year, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT is pleased to announce that five-time world rally champions Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia are to rejoin the team in 2019.

Ten years ago, at the 2008 Wales Rally GB, Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia, then the newly-crowned Junior World Rally Champions, made a stunning debut in the C4 WRC as they won the opening test – claiming their first WRC stage win in the process – and led the rally until SS5. Read More »

Despite once again showing impressive pace, the C3 WRC, like many of its rivals, suffered in last weekend’s brutal conditions at Rally Turkey. Read More »

Despite a luckless weekend in Germany, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT showcased the qualities of its C3 WRC once again, claiming one stage win and setting several strong times.

Having finished as runner-up in Germany 2017, the Citroën C3 WRC produced a high level of performance again this year, despite not being able to turn its pace into a winning result. Read More »

Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT had a strong start to Rally Portugal, by winning three out of Friday’s six proper stages. The team looked once again like it would make a serious challenge for overall victory, but then paid a heavy price for three unfortunate punctures. This ruined the hopes of a podium finish on the first full day of rallying, leaving the crews to act as road-sweepers for the rest of the weekend. Read More »

The season’s opening gravel round in Europe, Rally de Portugal sees Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT enter three C3 WRCs for Kris Meeke / Paul Nagle, Craig Breen / Scott Martin and Mads Østberg / Torstein Eriksen respectively. This three-pronged attack should increase the team’s chances of securing a strong result, with each driver pairing offering a broad range of skills and qualities.

THREE LEADING CREWS

One of the World Championship’s iconic events, Portugal is a rally that all drivers dream of winning one day. Its immense popularity with fans is unrivalled anywhere else and its beautiful stages are clearly appreciated by all who tackle them. Read More »