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Team Peugeot Hansen collected its tenth podium finish of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship at the last round in South Africa to become the year’s Teams’ vice-champions*. Read More »

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This year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship draws to a close with the competition’s first ever visit to South Africa and Team Peugeot Hansen has pulled out all the stops in its bid to conclude the year in style on November 11-12. Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen have two targets for the season’s finale: to win outright and make sure of second place in the 2017 Teams’ standings. Read More »

Having just concluded its seventh and final test session in Morocco, Team Peugeot Total – which locked out the top three places on this year’s Dakar Rally in January – is ready and eager to tackle next year’s South American classic from January 6–20. Stéphane Peterhansel/Jean Paul Cottret, Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena, Carlos Sainz/Lucas Cruz and Cyril Despres/David Castera will all take the start with a brand-new racing lion: the Peugeot 3008DKR Maxi. Read More »

– Dream team united behind the microphone as WRC reaches its climax
– Nine-time WRC title winner returns to WRC paddock as guest reporter
– Two World Championship titles up for grabs in the Welsh forests
– Sébastien Ogier on cusp of fifth title and historic fifth Rally GB victory
– Catch all the epic action on Red Bull TV

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A dramatic weekend of FIA World Rallycross Championship action at the Estering, Germany, concludes with Timmy Hansen back on the podium trail.

– Timmy Hansen – for whom the Estering track has rarely been happy hunting ground in the past – viewed the trip to Germany for the campaign’s 11th round as a key personal challenge. He hit the ground running, however, to claim the Q2 win which helped him to finish third at the end of the weekend’s qualifying process. He went on to collect second spot in the final and secure his first podium finish since Round 4 (Mettet, Belgium). He also earned the PEUGEOT 208 WRX 2017’s ninth top-three result of the season. Read More »

After competitive performances a fortnight ago in Latvia, the PEUGEOT 208 WRX drivers aim to repeat their form in a bid to claim the top prize at the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship’s penultimate clash at Estering-Buxtehude (Round 11) on September 30-October 1.

• Team Peugeot Hansen returns to the scene of the PEUGEOT 208 WRX’s victory in 2015 that sewed up that season’s world title in its favour. Read More »

After winning his semi-final, Sébastien Loeb was on target for his second victory in Latvia but was instead forced to settle for step three of the podium at Round 10 of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship.

• Sébastien Loeb overcame a modest start to the weekend (10th in Q1) to win Q4 and appear in second spot after the weekend’s qualifying phase. He went on to win his semi-final and was optimistic for the final before he found himself at the back of the pack after being forced off line following a perfectible start. He nonetheless managed to recover three positions to collect his sixth top-three result of the year and the PEUGEOT 208 WRX’s eighth podium finish so far this season. Read More »

After the car’s successes on this year’s Dakar and Silk Way Rally, PEUGEOT SPORT has entered a brace of PEUGEOT 3008DKRs for next month’s Rallye du Maroc (October 4-10) which will run from Fes to Erfoud. The two cars will be in the hands of Sébastien LOEB / Daniel ELENA and Carlos SAINZ / Lucas CRUZ, and their participation will underpin the commercial strategy of PEUGEOT and that, more generally, of the Groupe PSA in Morocco. Read More »

After coming first and third respectively in Latvia last year, Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen are determined to notch up another top result there when FIA World Rallycross Championship resumes with Round 10 on September 16-17.

• To fine-tune its preparations for world rallycross’s second visit to Latvia, Team Peugeot Hansen carried out a private test there at the beginning of July. Only Timmy Hansen was on duty to work on the development of the 2017-spec PEUGEOT 208 WRX, however, since Sébastien Loeb was busy contesting cross-country rallying’s Silk Way Rally. Read More »

Round nine of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship saw Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen keep the crowds entertained at Lohéac, France. Sébastien Loeb pocketed the weekend’s second place to provide the PEUGEOT 208 WRX with its seventh podium result of the season.

• A crowd of almost 75,000 spectators (the record turnout so far this season) watched the PEUGEOT 208 WRX deliver further evidence of its speed. After winning Q2, Sébastien Loeb topped the provisional order at the end of Day 1’s action which also saw him post a new fastest lap record for the French venue with an impressive 36.095s. On Sunday, he was unfazed as persistent rain swept over eastern Brittany and he followed up second-place in his semi-final with the same result in the final. Read More »