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– Super sporty variant of the new Polo GTI¹ for global rallying
– 200 kW/272 hp turbo engine, four-wheel drive and safety package
– FIA homologation in late summer, race debut planned for autumn 2018

The stage is set for the rally GTI: The Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 enjoyed a successful world premiere. Read More »

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MSA Academy co-driver Phil Hall rounded off his year with a FIA World Rally Championship class win in Australia, taking the RC4 honours at the Kennards Hire Rally Australia (16-19 November 2017) alongside Ford Fiesta R2 pilot, Rhys Pinter. Read More »

– M-Sport promotes Welshman to its main attack
– Dayinsure Wales Rally GB winner targets more success in New Year
– Defending champion Sébastien Ogier sets sights on sixth title
– Tickets for 2018 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB on sale in Spring

Fresh from his history-making victory on last month’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB, comes confirmation that Welsh rally star Elfyn Evans will be promoted within the title winning M-Sport team for the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship. Read More »

The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT had a frustrating final leg of the season with two of its crews – Stéphane Lefebvre/Gabin Moreau and Craig Breen/Scott Martin – retiring after going off within a few minutes of each other. Having re-joined under Rally2 rules, Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle ended Rally Australia in seventh position.

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– Curtain comes down on epic WRC season
– Neuville takes fourth win to secure second place
– Toyota ace crashes out of podium finish
– Newly crowned champion signs off with Power Stage victory
– Catch all the dramatic action for free on Red Bull TV

Thierry Neuville clinched his fourth victory of the campaign at Kennards Hire Rally Australia to secure the runners-up position in the FIA World Rally Championship and bring the curtain down on a sensational season. Read More »

International rally co-driver Phil Hall will head to Australia this week to contest the final round of the FIA World Rally Championship and alongside it, returns to an exciting relationship with the Royal Air Force.

Hall, from Mansfield in Nottingham, was previously a full time serviceman but left the RAF in 2015 to pursue a professional rally career. After returning to the service earlier this year as a reservist, Hall will once again wear the iconic RAF livery that launched his career, starting with the Kennards Hire Rally Australia (16-19 November 2017). Read More »

– Record-breaking 2017 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB
– Massive crowds savour spectacular World Championship show
– Sébastien Ogier, M-Sport and Elfyn Evans all crowned in Wales
– Early October date confirmed for 2018

The stars aligned to produce an incredible 2017 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB. The autumnal weather was kind, the legendary Welsh forest tracks were in perfect condition and the new generation of more powerful WRC cars drew in fans from around the world. Read More »

– Autosport International to host the official launch of the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship season
– Thursday at the show will truly be a WRC takeover with all manufacturer teams launching 2018 challengers ahead of the opening round of the season
– All competing World Rally Championship teams, drivers, co-drivers and team principals will be present at Autosport International during the four-day event
– Dedicated World Rally Championship stand to provide fans with all they need ahead of the new season
– Autosport International will take place at the NEC Birmingham, from 11-14 January 2018*
– Autosport International is part of Motorsport Network’s UK title, Autosport – one of the world’s leading print and online motorsport publishers
– Tickets to the show can be purchased at: autosportinternational.com

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Hampshire based MH Motorsport overcame a “difficult” four days to ensure all three cars in the team finished the penultimate round of the FIA World Rally Championship, Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (26-29th October).

After a successful season in the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship where they secured the hotly contested Cadet Cup in the hands of Ford Fiesta R2 pilot Josh Cornwell and a podium in the Junior category thanks to Norwegian Oscar Solberg, MH Motorsport would field a three-car squad in one of the hardest events in the WRC calendar. Read More »

Progressive co-driver Phil Hall had a tough Dayinsure Wales Rally GB baptism last weekend (26-29th October) as he made his home World Rally Championship debut, sat alongside rising British talent Tom Williams.

Using an MH Motorsport Ford Fiesta 1.0 litre Ecoboost R2T for the very first time, Hall guided Williams to 5th in class RC2 and 51st overall, overcoming a damaged subframe and the use of Rally2 on Saturday’s leg of the event. Read More »