Showing posts in the category of WRC

VW Polo R WRC Races Skiing Champion [w/Video]


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Apparently, Top Gear-style races are still a thing, and that’s good. The latest race of this kind pits the VW Polo R WRC rally car driven by Andreas Mikkelsen against Norway’s downhill skiing champion Aksel Lund Svindal.

Toyota WRC Boss Tommi Mäkinen Filmed Testing GT86 4x4 Rally Car, But Why?


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Earlier this month Toyota announced that rally legend Tommi Mäkinen will lead its WRC team as it returns to the top class of rallying starting from 2017.

VW Polo WRC Redefines The Term Close Call


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This 9 second video will blow you away.

WRC News: A Whiff Of Group B Spirit To Be Revived From 2017


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The appearance of World Rally Championship (WRC) cars will change as of 2017; they will grow wider and longer, as well as more powerful. All cars will have more focus on aerodynamics, gaining 55mm in width and longer front / rear overhangs.

What A Save! Watch WRC Hyundai And Tractor Pull Back The Last Sec


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Being a rally driver isn’t always fun and games; you do have to avoid a tractor every now and then.

Watch WRC Cars Getting Way Too Close To Enthusiastic Spectators


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Here’s a two minute video with WRC cars jumping at the 72nd Poland Rally.

Limited Edition WRC Inspired Ford Transit M-Sport Makes You Crave A Van


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So here’s a Ford Transit inspired by a Ford Fiesta rally car.

Skoda Fabia R5 Combi Live From Worthersee 2015


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Skoda just premiered its Fabia R5 Combi design concept at Worthersee and we literally can’t stop drooling.

Skoda Fabia R5 Shows its Competition Colors [w/Video]


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Skoda has released more details about the Fabia R5 rally car, which will compete WRC 2, APRC and Czech rally championship events this year.

Watch WRC Fiesta Crash And Quickly Sink Into A Lake In Mexico


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Estonian pilot Ott Tanak and his co-driver Raigo Molder had a terrifying moment during the Rally of Mexico when their M-Sport Ford Fiesta RS WRC crashed down a steep hill plunging into a lake Friday morning.

Ford Fiesta R2 Rally Car Gets a 170PS 1.0L EcoBoost Engine


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This is Ford’s all-new Fiesta R2 rally car powered by the 1,000cc EcoBoost engine, the first 3-cylinder car homologated by FIA to this category.

When In Doubt, Flat Out! Rally Driver Races Snow Stage At 100+ MPH [w/Video]


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You have to be a certain type of crazy to thread a missile through a snowy rally stage between jagged rocks and massive trees. 30-year-old Norwegian rally driver Anders Grøndal is that kind of crazy.

Toyota Announces WRC Return in 2017 with the Yaris, Akio Toyoda Test Drives it [w/Video]


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Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) has announced its return to the FIA World Rally Championship in 2017 with the Yaris WRC, a car developed and built entirely at its technical center in Cologne, Germany.

Oh Mio Dio! Brand New 1992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale Martini Edition Up for Sale


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Last week, we were eyeing a 1989 Delta HF Integrale in Florida (it's still for sale), but this special edition version of Lancia's WRC icon takes the cake.

Toyota GT86 CS-R3 Rally Car Has 238HP, Costs €84,000 or about $94,000


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Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) has finalized development of the GT86 CS-R3 rally car and has revealed full details of the rear-wheel-drive racer which will debut this year.

VW Reveals Second-Generation Polo R WRC


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Having dominated the World Rally Championship in the past two years with the Polo R WRC, clinching both the Drivers’ and Constructors’ titles, VW unveiled its second generation a week before the season opener.

Chris Harris Drives 911 RGT Rallying Car, Says it’s More Fun Than Hypercars


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Major manufacturers, such as VW, Ford, Hyundai and Peugeot compete in the World Rally Championship with racing versions of the superminis, namely the Polo, Fiesta, i20 and 208 respectively.

2014 Audi S1 Rallycross Vs. 1985 S1 Quattro with Rally Legend Walter Rohrl


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We can only think of three things that have somehow managed to remain relevant and awesome after 30 long years: rock 'n' roll, rally legend Walter Rohrl, and Audi in motorsport.

An awesome new video celebrating at least two of the three features Rohrl behind the wheel of rally driver Mattias Ekstrom's new Audi S1 EKS RX Quattro rallycross monster.

Snow Rally Stage Ends Surprisingly Bad…


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Whoever set up this night rally stage should be fired because the blood is definitely on the organizers’ flag on this one. The video posted below is pretty self-explanatory, as the driver of the rally car with the dash-mounted cam speeds through the snowy stage only to bump into a car driving the other way for no apparent reason…

Hyundai Tests Improved i20 WRC for 2015 Season in Monte Carlo and Sweden


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Just three weeks after the 2014 World Rally Championship finale in the Wales Rally, Hyundai Motorsport is already testing its i20 racer in preparation for its second season in the WRC.