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The strength of all great teams is the ability to stick together and produce results, even when the going gets tough. With the 17 points scored by Kris Meeke in the drivers’ championship, the 18 points added to the team’s tally in the manufacturers’ championship and the Power Stage win, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT proved its strength of character in Monaco, after a frustrating start to the rally.

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Renault Sport Formula One Team driver Carlos Sainz will follow in the footsteps of his double World Rally Championship-winning father when he takes on the final stage of the 2018 Rallye Monte Carlo. The 23-year-old Spaniard will make his Monte Carlo debut when he drives the 13.58km La Cabanette-Col de Braus stage on 28 January in the New Renault Mégane R.S. Read More »

– 2018 FIA World Rally Championship kicks off with Alpine classic
– Welsh hero targets further success after maiden WRC victory in Wales
– Television coverage on Channel 5, BT Sport, S4C and Red Bull TV
– WRC arrives in UK for Dayinsure Wales Rally GB in early October

Elfyn Evans’ bid to add further success to his history-making win on last year’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB blasts off with next week’s Rallye Monte-Carlo (25-28 January). Read More »

● British F1 hero Nigel Mansell CBE lead a host of motorsport stars throughout Autosport International, Europe’s premier pre-season motorsport show
● Increase of 12% on last year’s attendance saw 95,000 fans head to the annual event
● Other names included Gil de Ferran, Sébastien Ogier, Emanuele Pirro and Darren Turner
● Opening day saw the launch of the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship, with cars, drivers, co-drivers and team principals from M-Sport Ford, Hyundai Motorsport, Toyota Gazoo Racing and Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT
● Crowds also flocked to see the main Ferrari feature, showcasing Corse Clienti – its exclusive client racing programme
● Performance Car Show highlights included Motor1.com’s feature which featured 3000bhp of road and race cars
● Thrills and spills continued in the Live Action Arena with performances from Billy Monger and NASCAR
● Autosport International is part of Motorsport Network’s UK title, Autosport – one of the world’s leading print and online motorsport publishers Read More »

– New date brings World Rally Championship forward to early October
– 2018 WRC launched at Autosport International in Birmingham
– Citroën, Hyundai, M-Sport and Toyota unveil latest cars at NEC
– Star-studded turn-out with Sébastien Ogier, Elfyn Evans and Kris Meeke Read More »

• Autosport International, Europe’s premier pre-season motorsport show, marked its opening day with the launch of the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship
• Cars, drivers, co-drivers and team principals from M-Sport Ford, Hyundai Motorsport, Toyota Gazoo Racing and Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT all present
• Crowds also flocked to see the main Ferrari feature, showcasing Corse Clienti – its exclusive client racing programme
• Elsewhere Ginetta unveiled its LMP1 car and Susie Wolff, Derek Warwick and Gary Paffett appeared on the Autosport Stage
• See all the Autosport Stage interviews live here: http://bit.ly/2Fs3rcO
• Autosport International is part of Motorsport Network’s UK title, Autosport – one of the world’s leading print and online motorsport publishers
• Tickets still available: http://www.autosportinternational.com/book-tickets Read More »

– Ford Motor Company to deliver increased financial and technical support for M-Sport Ford World Rally Team from 2018
– 2017 FIA WRC Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ title-winners, led by Malcolm Wilson OBE, to benefit from Ford Performance know-how for Ford Fiesta WRC during 2018 campaign
– Extended Ford support is key to M-Sport’s retention of 2017 FIA WRC Drivers’ champion, Sébastien Ogier, who leads team alongside upcoming talent, Elfyn Evans Read More »

– Official WRC launch at this week’s Autosport International Show
– Citroën, Hyundai, M-Sport and Toyota unveil new 2018 cars at NEC
– Sébastien Ogier, Elfyn Evans and Kris Meeke join all-star cast
– Curtain-raiser for October’s new date Dayinsure Wales Rally GB

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– Some of the world’s leading suppliers to the rallying world set for Autosport International
– Autosport International to host the official launch of the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship
– Exhibitors to showcase the latest 2018 product offerings ahead of the racing season
– Autosport International will take place at the National Exhibition Centre (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 Read More »

Contesting the full season next year, Kris Meeke will spearhead the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team, whilst Craig Breen will drive the second Citroën C3 WRC at ten rounds of the championship and Khalid Al Qassimi will appear in a third car at a handful of rallies. Sébastien Loeb will be making a much-anticipated return to the WRC with the brand in Mexico, Corsica and Catalonia. Meanwhile, Stéphane Lefebvre will be tasked with driving the Citroën C3 R5 on its debut season in the WRC2.

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