Showing posts in the category of WRC

Toyota Keen To Sign Loeb And Solberg For WRC In 2017


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As Toyota struggles to find drivers for its WRC return in 2017 with the Yaris, the team's principal wants to employ two former world champions .

Robert Kubica's Monte Carlo Rally Crash Is His Least Dramatic Ever


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Rallying is a demanding motorsport discipline that requires constant attention, agility, and awareness; no matter the speed, apparently…

What If Group B Rallying Returned Like This?


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While the FIA World Rally Championship looks set to become even more exciting from 2017, it will still be no match for rallying during the Group B era of the 1980s.

Hyundai i20 WRC Set For 'Rallye Monte-Carlo' Debut


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Hyundai Motorsport will debut its new-gen i20 WRC racer for the first time at the 2016 Rallye Monte-Carlo, set to take place next week from January 22-25.

VW Polo R WRC Gets String Of Updates For 2016


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Since entering the sport in 2013, the Polo R WRC has won an incredible 34 times from just 39 rallies, taking all three championships in the process.

Valentino Rossi Shows Off His Four-Wheeled Skills In A Ford Fiesta WRC


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Valentino Rossi is not only one of the most successful motorbike racers of all time with six MotoGP World Championships but he is also a charismatic and much-loved Italian around the world. Beyond being exceptionally capable on two wheels, Rossi has also proven himself to be more than handy behind the wheel of some incredibly fast cars, having previously tested Ferrari's Formula One cars.

Hyundai Pulls The Wraps Off The 2016 Hyundai i20 WRC Contender


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Hyundai feels ready to go after the WRC Champion title in the 2016 season with their new i20 racer.

Toyota Developing Yaris Hot Hatch To Mark WRC Return


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Toyota’s return to the World Rally Championship (WRC) with the Yaris WRC may result in a road-going variant as well.

VW Crushes The Opposition In Spanish Rally


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A Polo R WRC finishing first at a round of the 2015 World Rally Championship is no news anymore. In fact, it’s the norm.

WRC 5 Rally Simulator Releases This Autumn


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Dirt Rally is no longer the only game offering the promise of a simulated rally experience, as we’ll soon get WRC 5 - a directly competing title. As its name suggests it is the fifth installment in the current series, developed by Bigben Interactive.

Toyota GT86 CS-R3 Rally Car Gets FIA Homologation, Will Start Competing Next Year


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Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) has announced that the GT86 CS-R3 has become the first new rear-wheel-drive rally car to be granted FIA homologation in the 21st century.

Hyundai Introduces High-Performance N Sub-Brand [49 Pics]


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Hyundai previews new-gen i20 WRC Rally Car alongside new RM15 and N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo high-performance N concepts, as well as N Bobsleigh.

Watch Marcus Gronholm Testing 2017-Spec VW Polo R WRC


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This is the third year in a row that Volkswagen will clinch both the Drivers’ and the Manufacturers’ titles in the World Rally Championship.

Toyota Hits The WRC Special Stages in Germany With The Mirai!


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Volkswagen may have dominated the ADAC Rallye Deutschland this weekend, with an impressive 1-2-3 for its Polos, but another manufacturer also turned heads, albeit for different reasons.

Dirty Move Or Motorsport At Its Finest?


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Here’s another questionable passing maneuver, although it doesn’t really compare to the one we recently showcased. That one deserves a pedestal in the “dirty moves hall of fame”.

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.