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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 »

cook-sweden17aWRC Rally Sweden has been Louise’s biggest rally career challenge in every sense. The battle started just a few days into the new year and a week prior to the entry deadline. Louise had not 1, but 2 of her major sponsors delay their marketing plans. Louise reacted by trying to raise the funds to compete and listed her FIA trophy on eBay with an optimistic hope that it may bring enough in to cover the Championship and Rally entry fees. Read More »

citroen-sweden17a Craig Breen and Scott Martin finished fifth in their Citroën C3 WRC, meeting the target set for them at this year’s Rally Sweden. Meanwhile, Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle put their first points on the board by finishing fourth in the Power Stage, whilst also ensuring both Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT cars scored points in the manufacturers’ championship. Last but not least, Stéphane Lefebvre and Gabin Moreau concluded a promising weekend in eighth place. Read More »

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 »

wales-rally-gb16-citroen-bFor the second round of the season, the FIA World Rally Championship competitors will be tackling the only full winter event on the calendar. On the frozen, snow-covered roads of Rally Sweden, Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle and Craig Breen/Scott Martin will be hoping to slide the Citroën C3 WRC to success. Read More »

louise-cook-fia-trophyI hope you do not take offence to receiving this email, my head is in a spin and I have reacted in a hurry. I am reaching out just to ask if you may be able to help. I am competing in the World Rally Championship WRC3 category. Things were looking really good and I was looking forward to competing in the right way with good tyres, good testing in the car before the events etc. I have had news from two major sponsors have had to delay their marketing plans, I have their word that they are still going to be involved. The problem is a successful WRC campaign revolves around competing on WRC Rally Sweden in just 4 weeks and the £8,000 of entry fees are due in today. Read More »

– 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016: Polo R WRC wins only winter rally on the calendar
– Win number three in Sweden for Sébastien Ogier/Ingrassia, fourth place for Mikkelsen/JægerVW Sweden16a Read More »

Citroen Sweden15– Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle and Mads Østberg/Jonas Andersson ended Rally Sweden in the top 10 to score important points at this early stage of the 2015 season
– The two Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team crews will change continent for the next round of the WRC calendar. Rally Mexico will be held on 5-8 March Read More »

– Double world champion beats young guns: Ogier pips Neuville and Mikkelsen to win
– Closing Power Stage decides winners and losers
– Third victory in Sweden for Volkswagen with the Polo R WRCVW Sweden15a Read More »