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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 »

• With previous wins at Trois Rivières to its name in 2015 and 2016, Team Peugeot Hansen has its sights set high once again for Round 8 of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship’s in Canada on August 5-6.
• Since the WRX’s last clash in Sweden, Sébastien Loeb has taken part in the Silk Way Rally driving the brand-new PEUGEOT DKR Maxi. After a few days’ rest and having recovered from an injury sustained to his left hand, the Frenchman is ready to bounce back at Trois Rivières at the wheel of his PEUGEOT 208 WRX 2017. Read More »

• Sébastien Loeb and the Groupe PSA Brands have together built a dense and eclectic set of awards over more than 15 years, becoming the most successful driver in motorsport.
• To continue an audacious alliance, this exceptional driver will now showcase his talents for DS Performance, Citroën Racing and Peugeot Sport.

The creation of PSA Motorsport, bringing together the Peugeot Sport, Citroën Racing and DS Performance entities at Versailles Satory, will shortly be celebrating its first anniversary. Read More »

• Cyril Despres/David Castera make it two out of two, as the winners of the 2016 Silk Way Rally triumph again this year, having held the lead for the entirety of the second week of the race. Their Peugeot DKR #100 eventually won with a margin of one hour and five minutes, over a total of 9599 kilometers those 4094 kilometers of which were on timed section. Read More »

• After a brief ‘day off’ in Urumqi, China, yesterday, the Peugeot Dream Team aboard the Peugeot DKR and Peugeot DKR Maxi made their return to competitive action on the Silk Way Rally today. Stage nine proved to be a tough one to kick off the second week: four hours of intense racing with the 50 first kilometres run on sand and then the next 370 kilometres taking place over rough terrain.
• Stephane Peterhansel took an impressive stage victory but Sebastien Loeb crashed at kilometre 82. Cyril Despres has taken the lead of the Silk Way Rally and is now 44 minutes ahead of his closest pursuer after finishing fifth on the stage. Peugeot claimed its eighth win from nine stages and maintained the overall lead, having gone to the top right from the first day. Read More »

With Peugeot confirmed as a key partner for the second year running at Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA), being held at the historic banked Linas-Montlhéry Autodrome circuit on 23-24 September 2017, the famed French car marque will be reuniting nine-time World Rally Champion – Sébastien Loeb – with the phenomenal 875 bhp Pikes Peak Peugeot 208 T16

• Loeb will be in action in his record-breaking Pikes Peak Peugeot on the challenging banking Montlhery track on Saturday 23 September Read More »

• Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena win the eighth stage of the Silk Way Rally today from their team mates Cyril Despres and David Castera by 5m16s. The two ‘Dream Team’ crews have grown their lead in the general classification: the nine-time world rally champion now has a 1h08m41s cushion over his teammate in the Peugeot DKR #100.
• As the Silk Way Rally reaches its halfway point, with the crews heading towards the rest day in Urumqi, China, the Peugeot DKR Maxi has confirmed the expectations of Peugeot Sport’s engineers on its first competitive outing, and proved its potential in the most extreme rally raid competition.
• On today’s bumpy special stage, Cyril Despres underlined his progress on four wheels aboard the Peugeot DKR: he is now 35 minutes clear of the third- placed driver in the overall rankings. Stephane Peterhansel / Jean Paul Cottret continue to fight their way back up the leaderboard: they are currently seventh overall, having dropped time throughout the stage after a tough day for them.

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– Day 7 of the Silk Way Rally was actually the shortest stage in terms of overall distance covered at 412 kilometres, with some tricky navigation on the 106.6- kilometre timed section. The competitors moved from Kazakhstan into China after the stage, where the rally will conclude next week.
– The Peugeot ‘Dream Team’ celebrated another double podium, with Cyril Despres / David Castera classified 2nd on the stage by only 1min31s, and Sébastien Loeb / Daniel Elena 3rd by 1min37s. Read More »

• Cyril Despres sets his first fastest time of this year’s Silk Way Rally, with his co-driver David Castera successfully navigating a tricky stage on day five to keep up the unbeaten winning streak for Peugeot.
• Navigation was the major challenge of the day, and Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena lost time searching the good direction in high grass, finishing 17min down on Despres. They still remain in the overall lead by 50 minutes in the brand new Peugeot DKRMaxi.
• For Stéphane Peterhansel/Jean-Paul Cottret, a broken front-right shock absorber forces them to stop on the stage, losing them 52 minutes relative toDespres. Read More »

– With day four of the Silk Way Rally taking place in apocalyptic conditions, the brand new Peugeot DKR Maxi played its trump card, as Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena won the stage and extended their advantage at the head of the leaderboard, while their team mates hit problems.
– Stéphane Peterhansel lost more than two hours as a result of damage to his car after a roll at kilometre 43 of the first competitive section. Peterhansel and his co-driver Jean Paul Cottret avoided any additional road penalties by fixing the car on time and getting safely to the finish.
– After a fast start, Cyril Despres/David Castera got stuck in a hole on the first competitive section of the stage. They lost 48 minutes to Loeb before being pulled out by a fellow competitor. Nonetheless they kept their confidence to claim second place in the overall classification. Read More »