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MSA Academy team member Phil Hall made a successful return to the FIA World Rally Championship last week, guiding fellow Brit David White to an impressive 45th overall at the Tour de Corse.

Making his first WRC appearance since Rally Australia last November with Aussie Rhys Pinter, Hall was recruited by White thanks to his previous experience in the series and would guide the Barnsley driver around his inaugural World Championship outing in a Ford Fiesta R2.

Having contested events in America, Canada, Finland and the UK, 29 year old from Nottingham had also never contested the Corsican event before but was looking forward to the challenge of the Island, famed for its tricky mountain roads and cavernous drops. Read More »

Barnsley rally driver David White conquered one of the toughest events in the FIA World Rally Championship last week as he drove his Fiesta R2 to 45th overall at the gruelling Tour de Corse in Corsica.

Just weeks after completing the opening round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship, White headed to the French island to contest his very first World Championship event which offered over 300km of special stages, packed into just ten stages. Read More »

The Tour de Corse provided further drama on the third and final day, as Craig Breen and Scott Martin dropped back to fifth overall, losing out on fourth place by just a tenth of a second. Stéphane Lefebvre and Gabin Moreau made sure that Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT scored points with two of its C3 WRCs in France.

After Ajaccio and Bastia, the Tour de Corse headed for Porto-Vecchio on Sunday. The final leg consisted of just two stages: Antisanti – Poggio di Nazza (53.78km) and the Palombaggia Power Stage (10.42km). Read More »

– Hyundai star makes it four different winners in opening four rounds
– Early leader Meeke forced to retire with engine dramas
– Ogier finishes second to extend championship lead
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– Hyundai Motorsport has claimed its first victory of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) in impressive style with a 1-3 result at Tour de Corse
– Thierry Neuville picked up his third career victory for Hyundai Motorsport with a faultless performance, winning the rally with a 55-second margin over Sébastien Ogier
– Dani Sordo narrowly missed out on second place by just 1.3s but claimed his first podium of the season. Hayden Paddon took sixth as all three Hyundai i20 Coupe WRCs finished. Read More »

For any true rally fan, getting behind the wheel of a WRC is the ultimate dream. To get a sense of the extreme thrills of rallying such a car, virtual reality offers infinite possibilities. Combining 360-degree 4K-resolution video and 3D sound, the film recently posted by Citroën Racing gives everyone the chance to experience the performances of the C3 WRC: https://youtu.be/3DMhSnlf3Oo

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For the first time this season, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team is to contest a rally with a line-up of three C3 WRCs. Following on from their dramatic win in Mexico, Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle will lead the charge, alongside Craig Breen/Scott Martin and Stéphane Lefebvre/Gabin Moreau.

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– The World Rally Championship (WRC) returns to Tour de Corse for the second time in six months as Corsica plays host to the fourth round of the 2017 season
– Following its podium finish on the Mexican gravel, Hyundai Motorsport is aiming to hit the ground running in the French island, the first full tarmac rally of the season
– The team finished second in Corsica last season, so hopes are high that the Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC can show a similar level of performance – and fight at the front of the field. Read More »

Ambitious British Rally co-driver Phil Hall makes his return to the World Rally Championship (WRC) next weekend as he contests Tour de Corse with British asphalt ace David White.

After contesting last year’s single make DMACK Trophy which is housed within the WRC, MSA (Motor Sports Association) Academy team member Hall has been recruited for his world experience and the event marks Hall’s first event in the WRC since Rally Australia last November. Read More »

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