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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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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 »

Craig Breen and Scott Martin finished Rally de Portugal fifth overall, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT’s highest-placed crew. All four of the team’s Citroën C3 WRCs made it to the end of the season’s sixth round.
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For the sixth round of the World Rally Championship, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team has entered four C3 WRCs for Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle, Craig Breen/Scott Martin, Stéphane Lefebvre/Gabin Moreau and Khalid Al Qassimi/Chris Patterson. Read More »

One month before the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship gets underway at Rallye Monte Carlo, Citroën Racing officially unveils its C3 WRC in Abu Dhabi. Complying with the new FIA regulations, which sees the introduction of a new generation of World Rally Cars, the C3 WRC heralds the return of Citroën, with eight manufacturers’ titles and no fewer than 96 wins to the brand’s name. For the 2017 season, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT will enter between two and four C3 WRCs for its crews; Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle, Craig Breen/Scott Martin, Stéphane Lefebvre/Gabin Moreau and Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi/Chris Patterson.c3-wrca Read More »

Just a few days after the Citroën C3 WRC concept car was unveiled at the Paris Motor Show, Citroën Racing has announced the crews that will be competing for the team in the next two seasons of the FIA World Rally Championship. Already confirmed to drive for the team until 2018, Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle will be joined by Craig Breen/Scott Martin and Stéphane Lefebvre/Gabin Moreau. Chairman of Abu Dhabi Racing, Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi will also be competing with his co-driver Chris Patterson at some events in 2017.

Citroën Racing continues to assemble the necessary ingredients for its return, as a works team, to the FIA World Rally Championship. Since April, the Citroën C3 WRC has completed seven development tests, both on gravel and tarmac, and is now very close to the final version. Read More »

No less than six MINI ALL4 Racing will line up for the second round of the 2016 FIA Cross Country World Cup. The season opener for MINI and its iconic MINI ALL4 Racing is the highly regarded Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, which MINI with X-raid Team and the MINI ALL4 Racing have won four times (2011, 2013-2015).8-2016-Abu-Dhabi-Shakedown-test,-Sh-Khalid-Al-Qassimi-(ARE),-Khalid-Al-Kendi-(ARE),-MINI-ALL4-Racing-203---Abu-Dhabi-Racing---30.03.2016 Read More »

After reclaiming second place in the Manufacturers’ World Rally Championship, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team now heads to Spain for RallyRACC Catalunya – Costa Daurada. Mads Østberg/Jonas Andersson and Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle will be tasked with defending the team’s position at the only mixed-surface event on the WRC calendar. Khalid Al Qassimi/Chris Patterson will be competing alongside them in the team’s third DS 3 WRC.

Since 2010, Rally de España has become something of a special round on the World Championship calendar. Based in Catalonia, this mixed-surface event serves up a unique course for the crews, with the opening leg held on gravel before switching to tarmac for Saturday and Sunday. Read More »

Citroen Finland15aLike in Mexico and Argentina, Mads Østberg and Jonas Andersson finished on the podium at Rally Finland in their DS 3 WRC. The Nordic crew remains third in the World Championship and the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team consolidates its second place in the Manufacturers’ championship standings.

The WRC switches to tarmac for the next round at Rallye Deutschland, on 20-23 August. Read More »