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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 »

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This weekend Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT heads to Wales, the venue for round eleven of the championship, which will see some of the most unpredictable, slippery conditions of the season. With Craig Breen / Scott Martin and Mads Østberg / Torstein Eriksen still representing the team, Citroën has high hopes for a rally where historically the team has performed well.

EXPERIENCE IS KEY

Although the Welsh forest stages encourage the drivers to push their cars to the limit, experience is needed if you are to avoid getting caught out by one of the countless changes in grip. 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 »

Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT just missed out on a chance for a podium position at Rally Argentina, after Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle picked up a harsh puncture, and its efforts over the weekend went largely unrewarded. However, the team can take satisfaction from once again, challenging right at the front and that the recent upgrades to the rear axle have had the desired effect. Read More »

The first of an uninterrupted series of four gravel events, Rally Argentina is almost certain to be the championship’s most demanding weekend for the cars. Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT will be entering three crews in South America, with Kris Meeke / Paul Nagle, Craig Breen / Scott Martin and Khalid Al Qassimi / Chris Patterson, and will also be running a recently homologated upgrade to the C3 WRC’s rear axle.

A JUBILANT, FESTIVE ATMOSPHERE
The traditional hub of Rally Argentina, the Province of Cordoba has an almost religious reverence for rallying. Every year, excited fans flock to the event, thrilled by the WRCs flying along the region’s tough gravel roads at high speeds. Having won ten of the last thirteen rallies held here, Citroën obviously holds a special place in the hearts of the local aficionados, who line the roads in huge numbers throughout the weekend. Read More »

With Craig Breen in particular producing one of the highlight performances of the weekend, Citroën Total Abu WRT was among the frontrunners in Sweden. Not only did the team secure the C3 WRC’s fourth podium finish but it also held onto third place in the manufacturers’ world championship standings.

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The second round of the World Rally Championship and the only event on the WRC calendar exclusively contested on snow and ice, Rally Sweden is something of an exercise in tightrope walking. To bolster its efforts to perform well in Scandinavia, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT is entering a third C3 WRC for Mads Østberg/Torstein Eriksen, in addition to the usual crews of Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle and Craig Breen/Scott Martin. Read More »