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Maiden victory for the Polo GTI: Kristoffersson wins in Mettet

Success at the fourth attempt: Johan Kristoffersson (S) earned PSRX Volkswagen Team Sweden its first victory in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (WRX). Kristoffersson, at the wheel of the 570-hp Volkswagen Polo GTI Supercar, won the fourth round of the season in Mettet (B), narrowly defeating Timmy Hansen (S, Peugeot) in a dramatic finale that came down to the finish straight. Read More »

Austrian Rally Championship
Baumschlager to drive the Polo R WRC

The world championship-winning car is back: the Volkswagen Polo R WRC will return to action at the Wechselland Rally (28/29 April), which forms part of the Austrian Rally Championship. Raimund Baumschlager (A), competing for the Baumschlager Rallye & Racing Team, will be the first private driver in the world to drive the successful car from Wolfsburg, with which Sébastien Ogier (F) claimed his fourth title in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) last season. Read More »

FIA Formula 3 European Championship

Volkswagen Power drives Norris and Eriksson to victory

Lando Norris (GB, Team Carlin) and Joel Eriksson (S, Team Motopark) presented Volkswagen with two victories at the opening round of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at Silverstone (GB). Norris claimed his maiden win in the most prestigious junior racing series in Europe with victory in race one. Read More »

– External and internal improvements to the successful racing version of the Golf GTI
– Delivery of new model to customers underway
– Golf GTI goes into new global TCR season as defending champion Read More »

– Volkswagen wins the Manufacturers’ title in the FIA World Rally Championship with thePolo R WRC
– Crowned with a win: Ogier/Ingrassia claim fourth victory in a row at the Rally Great Britain in Wales


12 titles in four years – four Drivers’, four Co-Drivers’ and four Manufacturers’ titles: Volkswagen put the icing on the cake at the end of an impressive season in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with victory at the Rally Great Britain in Wales. Read More »

– Good conditions for “free practice” at the Rally Great Britain
– Ogier/Ingrassia fourth, Mikkelsen/Jwger sixth, Latvala/Anttila seventhvolkswagen-gb16a Read More »

vw-amarokVolkswagen Amaroks are preparing to take on the challenges of the penultimate round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship which takes place in Wales this weekend, supporting both Volkswagen’s championship-winning team and event organisers in the forests across the country.

The Amarok is the perfect vehicle to tackle the tough conditions in Wales. Read More »

volkswagen-pre-gb16a– Volkswagen with the opportunity to win its 12th title in four years in the WRC
– Mikkelsen/Jæger andLatvala/Anttila in the battle for second place in the championship
– Polo R WRC, Ogier and Ingrassia – the winning combination since 2013

Mud, mud, glorious mud – Volkswagen has big plans at the Rally Great Britain in Wales. The works team from Wolfsburg could win the Manufacturers’ title for the fourth year in a row at the penultimate round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). To repeat the feat achieved in 2013, 2014 and 2015, and wrap up the title before the end of the season, regardless of other results, Volkswagen must maintain a lead of 43 points going into the final race. The lead currently stands at 62 points. Read More »

wrgb16-beetle-b– The fourth string in Volkswagen’s impressive rallying bow
– Old-timer gets ready to share the stages with today’s WRC pocket-rockets
– Class winning crowd-pleaser returns to contest WRGB National Rally
– Catch Bertie in action with advance tickets on sale from as little as £20, kids go FREE Read More »

volkswagen-catalunya16a– Crowned with a win: Ogier/Ingrassia wrap up world title after eleven rallies
– Title defence sees champions join Kankkunen and Mäkinen in exclusive club
– Match point number two for Volkswagen in the Manufacturers’ Championship

Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) were crowned World Rally Champions for the fourth time in a row after taking victory at the Rally Spain. They guided their Volkswagen Polo R WRC to a fifth win of the season in Catalonia, finishing ahead of Dani Sordo/Marc Martí (E/E, Hyundai) und Thierry Neuville/Nicolas Gilsoul (B/B, Hyundai).Their ninth podium in eleven races triggered wild celebrations. The Frenchmen can no longer be caught at the top of the overall standings in the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Read More »