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Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia produced an incredibly calm and collected performance on Sunday’s final leg to claim their second win from three events in 2019. The C3 WRC has now finished on the podium at every round since the start of the season in Monte-Carlo. The win also means Citroën Racing has extended its record for the most wins at Rally Mexico to eight.

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The 2019 season hosts its first gravel event this weekend at Rally Mexico, where the Citroën Total World Rally Team crews Sébastien Ogier / Julien Ingrassia and Esapekka Lappi / Janne Ferm will tackle the invariably hot, high altitude roads around León. Following a successful start to the season, the team’s crews will be determined to score their third consecutive podium.

Rally Mexico is an unusual event, with characteristics (namely heat and high altitude) that are not encountered elsewhere on the calendar, making it a completely unique experience. Citroën Total WRT however, is certainly not short on experience in Central America. Read More »

Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle ended Rally Mexico third overall, securing a second podium of the year for the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT and thus confirming the team’s very strong start to the season. Meanwhile, Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena finished fifth overall. Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT closed to within one point of second place in the manufacturers’ championship. Read More »

After the bitterly cold temperatures of Sweden, where Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT secured its first podium of 2018, the World Rally Championship heads across the Atlantic to the milder climate and high altitudes of Mexico, the setting for this year’s third round. Mexico sees the much anticipated return of Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena, who line up alongside Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle as the team looks to confirm its good start to the season.

AN EXPERIENCED DUO
There is no substitute for experience and this is especially true at Rally Mexico. The combined effects of high altitudes and high temperatures put the cars under stresses that are not encountered elsewhere. Read More »

– Northern Irishman escapes last gasp scare to score fourth WRC win
– Citroën star makes it three different winners in the opening three rounds
– World Championship action blasts off in famous Zócalo square
– Catch all the dramatic action for free on Red Bull TV

Kris Meeke won Guanajuato Rally Mexico on Sunday despite almost throwing victory away when he crashed off the road into a spectator car park less than a kilometre from the finish. Read More »

Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle kept up their impressive form and just about held their nerve on the final day of Rally Mexico. Despite running off the road a few corners before the end of the Power Stage, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT crew secured the C3 WRC’s maiden rally win.


Following a 30.9 second lead at the end of Day 3, the final day of Rally Mexico only featured two stages: La Calera (32.96km) and the Derramadero Power Stage (21.94km). Read More »

– Hyundai Motorsport has claimed its first podium finish of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) as Thierry Neuville clinched third in Rally México
– Hayden Paddon completed the rally in fifth place to score important Championship points
– Neuville won the Power Stage to take five extra points with Dani Sordo also scoring. Hyundai Motorsport took six stage wins in total in Mexico Read More »

– Big jump in viewing figures for opening two rounds of 2017 FIA World Rally Championship
– Dramatic new cars and driver changes heightens interest
– Mainstream UK coverage on primetime Channel 5
– Additional broadcasts on BT Sport, Red Bull TV, S4C and Spike

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– Hyundai Motorsport is searching for its first podium finish of the season at Rally Mexico, the third round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC)
– Having already demonstrated its potential with the Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC in the opening rounds, Hyundai Motorsport will aim to claim first top-three finish in Mexico since 2014
– Hayden Paddon, Thierry Neuville and Dani Sordo make up the team’s three-car line up, competing in cars #4, #5 and #6 respectively. Read More »

The FIA World Rally Championship is set to jet across the Atlantic to Mexico, fleeing the cool European winter. At this, the third round of the season, the new World Rally Cars will compete on gravel for the first time. In the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT camp, Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle and Stéphane Lefebvre/Gabin Moreau will be driving the Citroën C3 WRCs.

RALLY MEXICO: GRAVEL GALORE BUT THE AIR IS RARE

After first appearing on the World Rally Championship calendar in 2004, Rally Mexico is now one of the season’s most popular rallies. The people from the León region quickly turned from curious onlookers into big fans of the WRC and the crews are now welcomed like heroes. This year, the excitement will be even greater than before, since this will be the first competitive outing of the World Rally Cars on gravel. Read More »