Skip navigation

Tag Archives: Jari-Matti Latvala

red-bull-sweden17a– Jari-Matti Latvala triumphs to hand Toyota its first victory since 1999
– Rally Sweden programmes available on free-to-air Red Bull TV

Jari-Matti Latvala won his fourth Rally Sweden to hand Toyota its first FIA World Rally Champuonship victory since 1999. It was the Finn’s 17th career victory, but one of his most emotional. Read More »

wrc-preview17b– Exciting new chapter in WRC history promises much British success, predicts David Evans, Rallies Editor of Autosport
– World Champion spearheads M-Sport attack with home heroes Kris Meeke and Elfyn Evans also to the fore
– Be the first to experience live Monte Carlo Rally action for free at Redbull.tv or via the Red Bull TV app Read More »

– Volkswagen wins the Manufacturers’ title in the FIA World Rally Championship with thePolo R WRC
– Crowned with a win: Ogier/Ingrassia claim fourth victory in a row at the Rally Great Britain in Wales


12 titles in four years – four Drivers’, four Co-Drivers’ and four Manufacturers’ titles: Volkswagen put the icing on the cake at the end of an impressive season in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with victory at the Rally Great Britain in Wales. Read More »

– Good conditions for “free practice” at the Rally Great Britain
– Ogier/Ingrassia fourth, Mikkelsen/Jwger sixth, Latvala/Anttila seventhvolkswagen-gb16a Read More »

volkswagen-pre-gb16a– Volkswagen with the opportunity to win its 12th title in four years in the WRC
– Mikkelsen/Jæger andLatvala/Anttila in the battle for second place in the championship
– Polo R WRC, Ogier and Ingrassia – the winning combination since 2013

Mud, mud, glorious mud – Volkswagen has big plans at the Rally Great Britain in Wales. The works team from Wolfsburg could win the Manufacturers’ title for the fourth year in a row at the penultimate round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). To repeat the feat achieved in 2013, 2014 and 2015, and wrap up the title before the end of the season, regardless of other results, Volkswagen must maintain a lead of 43 points going into the final race. The lead currently stands at 62 points. Read More »

volkswagen-catalunya16a– Crowned with a win: Ogier/Ingrassia wrap up world title after eleven rallies
– Title defence sees champions join Kankkunen and Mäkinen in exclusive club
– Match point number two for Volkswagen in the Manufacturers’ Championship

Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) were crowned World Rally Champions for the fourth time in a row after taking victory at the Rally Spain. They guided their Volkswagen Polo R WRC to a fifth win of the season in Catalonia, finishing ahead of Dani Sordo/Marc Martí (E/E, Hyundai) und Thierry Neuville/Nicolas Gilsoul (B/B, Hyundai).Their ninth podium in eleven races triggered wild celebrations. The Frenchmen can no longer be caught at the top of the overall standings in the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Read More »

volkswagen-corsica16a– 40th victory for the Volkswagen Polo R WRC, first match point in the Manufacturers’ Championship
– Fourth win of the season for Ogier/Ingrassia, 36th of their career
– Podium for third-placed Mikkelsen/Jæger, fourth place for Latvala/Anttila

A home win worth its weight in gold: Volkswagen duo SébastienOgier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) took a crucial step towards the title in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with the 36th win of their career. The three-time champions dominated the Rally France on Corsica from the word go, leaving runners-up Thierry Neuville/Nicolas Gilsoul (B/B, Hyundai) and their Volkswagen team-mates Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger (N/N) to fight it out for the minor places. Read More »

– Ogier/Ingrassia repeat last year’s victory at the Rally Germany to extend their lead in the world championship
– Thrilling finale – Mikkelsen/Jæger just miss out on the podium in fourth place
– 81 podium finishes, including 39 wins: Volkswagen gives Jost Capito a winning send-off

Read More »

VW pre-Deutschland16b– Spectacle in the “Arena Panzerplatte”, celebrity guests and vintage cars
– Taxi rides alongside rally legend Markku Alén in the Polo R WRC
– Great regret at cancellation of 2016 Rally China

A real highlight for Volkswagen in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC): celebrities, many vintage Volkswagens and a three-time German rally champion will add some extra glitz to the German car maker’s home event. Here is an overview of the news from the team. Read More »

VW Poland16a– An extra portion of courage: Mikkelsen claims second WRC win in Poland, Ogier and Volkswagen lead championship at halfway point
– Last-gasp success in Poland: Mikkelsen/Jægerwin in the rain
– Volkswagen leads Manufacturer, Driver and Co-Driver World Championships at halfway

Thrilling right down to the wire, with fortune favouring the brave: Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger (N/N) produced an outstanding display in Poland to take their second victory in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Read More »