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FIA Junior World Rally Championship (JWRC) co-driver Phil Hall was on-track to secure a solid finish at Rally Italia Sardegna (13-16 June), before a cruel twist of fate meant he would be forced out of the event, almost within sight of the finish ramp.

Hall had guided Tom Williams through three days of gruelling, rough and rocky stages, powering their M-Sport Ford Fiesta MK8 R2T through 300km of arduous terrain across the Sardinian mountains, battling ten other JWRC crews for top honours. Read More »

British rally co-driver Phil Hall has united with the Royal Air Force Reserves for the remainder of his 2019 Junior World Rally Championship (JWRC) campaign with a unique venture which will launch at the forthcoming Rally Italia Sardega (13-16 June).

A collaboration will see RAF Reservists experience life in one of the most demanding motorsport championships on the planet, whilst Phil and his colleagues from the World Championship will be put through their paces by a series of challenges set by the RAF. 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 »

Hyundai Italia16b– Hyundai Motorsport has taken its third WRC win as Thierry Neuville stormed to victory at WRC Rally Italia Sardegna
– Dani Sordo finished in fourth place for the fourth rally in a row, and moves up into second place in the 2016 Drivers’ Championship
– New Generation i20 WRC is once again proven as a performance oriented and a class-leading competitive rally machine

Hyundai Motorsport has secured its second victory of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) season with a dominant performance by the Hyundai Motorsport team’s Thierry Neuville in WRC Rally Italia Sardegna (June 9~12). Read More »

Third at the start of the final day of Rally Italia Sardegna, Mads Østberg and Jonas Andersson just about managed to hold onto fifth place in the overall standings. This result takes the Norwegian up to second position in the Drivers’ World Championship. Khalid Al-Qassimi and Chris Patterson finished in the top 10, whilst Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle collected precious points for the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team, still second in the Manufacturers’ World Championship. The next round of the WRC will be Rally Poland, held on 02-05 July.

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– The Hyundai Motorsport team has claimed a fantastic double podium in Sardinia, securing second and third place with the Hyundai i20 WRC
– Hayden Paddon, who has been the star of the weekend, took his first ever WRC podium with second place, one year on from his Hyundai Motorsport debut
– Thierry Neuville added a second podium to his 2015 tally with a fine drive to third after a tough weekend for the talented Belgian.Hyundai Sardegna15a Read More »

VW Sardegna15– Fourth win of the season for Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia in Italy
– Sixth place for Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila earns Volkswagen valuable points
– Volkswagen one-two-three on the closing Power Stage

A big step forward in the race for the World Championship: Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) and Volkswagen made a big point with victory at the Rally Italy. Ogier and Ingrassia’s third win in a row on Sardinia allowed Volkswagen to extend significantly its leads in the Drivers’, Co-Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ Championships. After almost half the season in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), Ogier/Ingrassia are now 66 points clear of their closest rivals, while Volkswagen holds a 65-point lead. Read More »

With an extensively altered course, Rally Italia Sardegna serves up a new challenge this season. Three DS 3 WRCs will line up at the start of this, the sixth round of the 2015 World Rally Championship, driven by Mads Østberg/Jonas Andersson, Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle and Khalid Al Qassimi/Chris Patterson. Competing in the WRC2 category, Stéphane Lefebvre and Stéphane Prévot will be making their competitive debut in a DS 3 RRC.

The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team lies second in the Manufacturers’ World Rally Championship a third of the way through the 2015 season. Following a podium finish in Mexico and an impressive one-two in Argentina, the DS 3 WRCs produced a solid performance in Portugal. Read More »