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The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team heads to Corsica for the 11th round of the 2015 World Rally Championship. Two DS 3 WRCs driven by Mads Østberg/Jonas Andersson and Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle will be eligible to score points in the manufacturers’ standings. A third DS 3 WRC has been entered for the rising star of French rallying, Stéphane Lefebvre, accompanied by his Belgian co-driver Stéphane Prévot.

After spending five years on the roads of Alsace between 2010 and 2014, including three memorable wins for Citroën Racing, the Rallye de France heads back to Corsica at the start of October. One of the oldest events in world rallying, the Tour de Corse returns to its classic configuration. Read More »

Hyundai 4th car15– Hyundai Motorsport will run a fourth Hyundai i20 WRC car in four events in 2015 – the rallies of Poland, Germany, France and Great Britain
– The fourth car will be driven by Dutchman Kevin Abbring and his British co-driver Sebastian Marshall, the team’s official test crew
– Running under Hyundai Mobis World Rally Team, the opportunity will give Abbring valuable experience and emphasise the team’s commitment to nurturing young WRC talent. Read More »

The crowning of the new World Champions* at their home event, a magnificent thriller of a rally, and a big step for Volkswagen: the Rally France will go down as one of the greatest in the history of rallying.VW France13 Read More »

Ralliart Italia France13cVenezuela’s Alejandro Lombardo was delighted to finish second in the WRC 2 Production Cup at Rallye de France in his Ralliart Italy-run Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X. He was pleased to find himself on the podium on his first ever WRC Tarmac round and his first event in Europe. Read More »

Ralliart Italia France13bAfter a steady day and no major problems, Venezuelan driver Alejandro Lombardo holds third place in the WRC 2 Production Cup in his Ralliart Italy-run Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X at Rallye de France. For the second day running, he got off to a difficult start when he reached the Time Control at the start of SS8, the opening stage of the day, two minutes late, earning him a 20 second penalty. Read More »

Ralliart Italia France13aRallye de France – Alsace marks the first European WRC event in the career of Venezuelan driver Alejandro Lombardo. He is joined in his Ralliart Italy-run Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X by new co-driver, Adolpho Espinosa, on the navigator’s WRC debut. After finishing second in the WRC 2 Production Cup at Rally Australia, Lombardo was eager to take on the Tarmac stages of Rallye de France. Read More »

– Neuville & Gilsoul take their best ever result in the WRC, finishing fourth overall at the Rallye de France
– Neuville dominated on Sunday, winning five of the six tarmac stages
– Chardonnet & de la Haye score in their WRC car debut Read More »

– Citroën Total World Rally Team clinch eighth Manufacturers’ Championship at Rallye de France
– Loeb & Elena secure their ninth consecutive World Rally Championship with their 75th career victory
– Hirvonen scores his eighth podium finish of the 2012 season

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Bonjour tout le monde, It’s Céline here and we’ve reached the end of Rallye de France. Wow, it was a long week – long days and unpredictable weather conditions, but a very positive event for WRC Team MINI Portugal with Atko finishing in 8th place overall and picking up four WRC points. Read More »

‘Salut, Céline here once again and I’m going to tell you all about WRC Team MINI Portugal’s day at Rallye de France. Wow, it was long day both on and off the stages.

‘After 192.80km of tricky and competitive special stages – including the massive 43.45km Pays d’Ormont tests run twice – both Atko and Paulo drove their MINIs safely back to the Service Park here in Strasbourg. Read More »