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– Renewal of official ‘Host County’ status for Dayinsure Wales Rally GB
– Conwy’s many attractions to be showcased to global TV audiences
– Highlighting north Wales’ position as the UK’s premier adventure destination
– Final 2017 competitive route to be announced in May

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– Northern Irishman escapes last gasp scare to score fourth WRC win
– Citroën star makes it three different winners in the opening three rounds
– World Championship action blasts off in famous Zócalo square
– Catch all the dramatic action for free on Red Bull TV

Kris Meeke won Guanajuato Rally Mexico on Sunday despite almost throwing victory away when he crashed off the road into a spectator car park less than a kilometre from the finish. Read More »

Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle kept up their impressive form and just about held their nerve on the final day of Rally Mexico. Despite running off the road a few corners before the end of the Power Stage, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT crew secured the C3 WRC’s maiden rally win.


Following a 30.9 second lead at the end of Day 3, the final day of Rally Mexico only featured two stages: La Calera (32.96km) and the Derramadero Power Stage (21.94km). Read More »

– Hyundai Motorsport has claimed its first podium finish of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) as Thierry Neuville clinched third in Rally México
– Hayden Paddon completed the rally in fifth place to score important Championship points
– Neuville won the Power Stage to take five extra points with Dani Sordo also scoring. Hyundai Motorsport took six stage wins in total in Mexico Read More »

– Big jump in viewing figures for opening two rounds of 2017 FIA World Rally Championship
– Dramatic new cars and driver changes heightens interest
– Mainstream UK coverage on primetime Channel 5
– Additional broadcasts on BT Sport, Red Bull TV, S4C and Spike

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– Hyundai Motorsport is searching for its first podium finish of the season at Rally Mexico, the third round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC)
– Having already demonstrated its potential with the Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC in the opening rounds, Hyundai Motorsport will aim to claim first top-three finish in Mexico since 2014
– Hayden Paddon, Thierry Neuville and Dani Sordo make up the team’s three-car line up, competing in cars #4, #5 and #6 respectively. Read More »

The FIA World Rally Championship is set to jet across the Atlantic to Mexico, fleeing the cool European winter. At this, the third round of the season, the new World Rally Cars will compete on gravel for the first time. In the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT camp, Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle and Stéphane Lefebvre/Gabin Moreau will be driving the Citroën C3 WRCs.

RALLY MEXICO: GRAVEL GALORE BUT THE AIR IS RARE

After first appearing on the World Rally Championship calendar in 2004, Rally Mexico is now one of the season’s most popular rallies. The people from the León region quickly turned from curious onlookers into big fans of the WRC and the crews are now welcomed like heroes. This year, the excitement will be even greater than before, since this will be the first competitive outing of the World Rally Cars on gravel. Read More »

red-bull-tv-evans17aAs the World Rally Championship heads to Mexico for its first round outside Europe, who better to ask than a globe-trotting rally driver for tips on how to travel smart

Elfyn Evans would probably like to spend less of his life in airport lounges. But as an international rally driver and Red Bull athlete competing in the FIA World Rally Championship, he’s sort of condemned himself to a life of departure gates, W.H.Smith’s and baggage reclaims. Read More »

cook-sweden17aWRC Rally Sweden has been Louise’s biggest rally career challenge in every sense. The battle started just a few days into the new year and a week prior to the entry deadline. Louise had not 1, but 2 of her major sponsors delay their marketing plans. Louise reacted by trying to raise the funds to compete and listed her FIA trophy on eBay with an optimistic hope that it may bring enough in to cover the Championship and Rally entry fees. Read More »

citroen-sweden17a Craig Breen and Scott Martin finished fifth in their Citroën C3 WRC, meeting the target set for them at this year’s Rally Sweden. Meanwhile, Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle put their first points on the board by finishing fourth in the Power Stage, whilst also ensuring both Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT cars scored points in the manufacturers’ championship. Last but not least, Stéphane Lefebvre and Gabin Moreau concluded a promising weekend in eighth place. Read More »