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Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT secured its fifth podium of the season in Australia, this time thanks to Mads Østberg and Torstein Eriksen, once again illustrating the team’s improving form in the second half of the year. Read More »

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– Hyundai Motorsport has completed the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with its 11th podium result of the season after Hayden Paddon finished second in Rally Australia
– A retirement for Thierry Neuville at the start of Sunday’s second loop ended any remote chances of a maiden WRC title
– Having taken three victories, 11 podiums and 68 stage wins in 2018, Hyundai Motorsport will now regroup and prepare to fight back when the 2019 season gets underway in January. Read More »

– Autosport International to host the official launch of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship season
– All manufacturer teams launching 2019 challengers on Saturday at the show 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 first public day
– Autosport International will take place at Birmingham’s NEC, from 10-13 January 2019*
– Tickets to the show can be purchased at: http://www.autosportinternational.com

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Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena guided Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT back to winning ways as they secured the 79th victory of their amazing career after an incident-packed race. This victory proves once again the value of a committed team that refused to give up. Read More »

A genuine test of all-round ability as the only event on the WRC calendar contested on both gravel and tarmac, round 12 of the 2018 season sees Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena rejoin the ranks of Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT for their third appearance of the year, this time alongside Craig Breen – Scott Martin and Khalid Al Qassimi – Chris Patterson.

As the only mixed surface event of the season, Rally de Catalunya certainly tests the versatility of the drivers and their cars. Drivers must have all-round ability, as they will need to be just as comfortable on gravel during the first leg as on tarmac over the following two days. Read More »

Keen for its line-up to feature two leading crews next year, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team is delighted to confirm that Esapekka Lappi, and his co-driver Janne Ferm, will join its works team in 2019. The pair will join Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia who were announced as the first crew to join the Citroën Racing team last month.

True to its tradition of putting its faith in young drivers, and supporting them right through to the top of the sport, Citroën Racing has chosen the most promising youngster in the WRC, Esapekka Lappi. Read More »

– Widespread acclaim for 2018 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB
– A world class highlight on the World Championship calendar
– Milestone Llandudno street stage delivers magical finale
– Packed car parks, classic forest stages and epic entertainment Read More »

Progressive rally co-driver Tom Woodburn became the 2018 Prestone MSA British Junior Rally Champion at last weekend’s gruelling Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (4-7th October) after securing an RC4 class podium at Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship.

Woodburn, from Morecambe, guided fellow Brit James Williams to third in class RC4 on the event which also formed the final two rounds of the British Championship. Read More »

Rhys Yates endured a difficult weekend at his home round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), after ending his Dayinsure Wales Rally GB campaign in a ditch on day two of the gruelling event (4th -7th October).

Despite setting the fastest time of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) contenders on the opening stage on Thursday night, the Brettex backed Skoda Fabia R5 pilot encountered a tough first leg and with it, any hopes of taking the prestigious British title. Read More »

Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson overcame a difficult World Rally Championship debut last weekend to finish the gruelling Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (4th -7th October) and secure fourth place in the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship Cadet Cup.

The Blairgowrie 18-year-old battled across 318 kilometres of special stages and 23 special tests to bring his Ford Fiesta R2 home in 41st overall against the best drivers in the world who all faced extremely inclement conditions on the four-day event. Read More »