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Dakar Rally, 2020 Saudi Arabia

Dakar reveals key details including the route for 2020 rally in Saudi Arabia

Dakar Rally organisers shared key details for the 2020 edition of the cross-country rally as it moves to a new destination in Asia/Middle East in Saudi Arabia. The move from South America, where the rally...
Dakar Rally, Saudi Arabia

Dakar Rally confirms move to Saudi Arabia from 2020 onward

The organisers of Dakar Rally has confirmed its move to Middle East from the 2020 season onward with Saudi Arabia to host the grueling cross-country rally. After 30 years in Africa, Dakar Rally found new...
Petter Solberg

Solberg steps back from active racing, announces other events for 2019

Three-time FIA World Champion Petter Solberg has announced his decision to step back from the highest level of motorsport as he reveals list of events for 2019. Solberg has had an illustrious motorsport career so far, where he...
Rally Japan, WRC

Warm-up Japan event confirmed for November ahead of 2020 WRC bid

The date for a warm-up Rally Japan event has been set-up for November 2019 ahead of its bid for FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) bid in 2020. It looks promising now for Japan to make...
Mercedes celebrates 125 Years of Motorsport at Silverstone

Mercedes celebrates 125 years in motorsport at Silverstone

German manufacturer Mercedes-Benz celebrated its 125 years of existence in motorsport at Silverstone this weekend. Mercedes started its motor racing journey in 1894, where they raced in the Paris–Rouen with Emile Roger driving. What started then,...
Thierry Neuville, Rally France WRC

WRC: Neuville wins Rally France after disaster for Evans in Power Stage

Hyundai's Thierry Neuville with co-driver Nicolas Gilsoul took victory in FIA World Rally Championship's (WRC) Rally France (Corsica Linea Tour de Corsa) in dramatic fashion after puncture for M-Sport's Elfyn Evans in final stage. Evans...
Fernando Alonso in Toyota Hilux

Alonso already ‘comfortable’ after first day in Dakar Toyota Hilux test

Fernando Alonso says he already feels comfortable on his first go in a Dakar Rally Toyota Hilux machine in the desert of South Africa. After reports of a test being arranged by Toyota for Alonso...
Jenson Button and team in Mint400

Button, Fawaz and Buncombe complete 2019 Mint400 challenge

The Rocket Motorsport team featuring Jenson Button, Mazen Fawaz and Chris Buncombe completed the 2019 Mint400 off-road challenge. Last month, F1 and Super GT champion Button announced his intentions to compete in America's Mint400 and...
Sebastien Ogier, WRC, Rally Mexico

WRC: Ogier fights back from Sweden debacle to win Rally Mexico

Citroen's Sebastien Ogier with co-driver Julien Ingrassia won the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship's Rally Mexico in a fine a show by the Frenchman. It was a rally of survival from the start itself on...
Siemens ties up with the FIA for rally spectator safety

Siemens partners with FIA to provide technical help in rally spectator safety

The FIA announced a partnership with Siemens, who will provide them with the technological support, for improved rally spectator safety. With the rally events such as the World Rally Championship and cross-country rallies like Dakar,...
Ott Tanak, WRC, Rally Sweden

WRC: Tanak takes over points lead after dominant Rally Sweden win

Toyota's Ott Tanak took a dominant victory in 2019 FIA World Rally Championship's Rally Sweden round as the Estonian takes over the points lead. Tanak with co-driver Martin Jarveoja led the way from SS2 until...
Jenson Button takes on off-road challenge

Button teams up with Buncombe & Fawaz for Mint400 and Baja1000 races

Jenson Button has announced an off-road racing attempt in 2019 as he teams up with Chris Buncombe and Mazen Fawaz in a three-driver effort. The former Formula 1 racer will compete in American off-road race...
WRC, FIA Hall of Fame

FIA honours 17 WRC champions with Hall of Fame induction

The FIA inducted 17 World Rally Championship (WRC) champions in the Hall of Fame in a glittering event in Paris with president Jean Todt in attendance. Last year, the FIA inaugurated the motor racing Hall...
Sebastien Ogier, Rallye Monte Carlo

WRC: Ogier scores sixth consecutive Rallye Monte Carlo win to open 2019

Hyundai's Thierry Neuville and Citroen's Sebastien Ogier went head-to-head in the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship's Rallye Monte Carlo with Ogier winning it again. Sebastian Ogier with co-driver Julien Ingrassia in the Citroen C3 WRC...
Valtteri Bottas on rally debut

Valtteri Bottas secures Top 5 finish on debut in 2019 Artic Lapland Rally

Mercedes F1 driver Valtteri Bottas with co-driver Timo Rautiainen successfully completed his debut run in rallying in the 2019 Artic Lapland Rally. In the M-Sport-run Team Flying Finn's Ford Fiesta RS WRC, Valtteri Bottas did...
Nasser Al-Attiyah, Dakar 2019

Dakar 2019: Al-Attiyah wins in Car and Price takes Bike class

The champions for the 2019 Dakar cross-country rally has been crowned with Nasser Al-Attiyah winning the Car category and Toby Price taking the Bike class. The Qatari with co-driver Mathieu Baumel scored Toyota's first Dakar...
2019 WRC cars

WRC cars for 2019 launched by Hyundai, Citroen, Toyota and M-Sport

The cars for the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) is launched by the various manufacturers ahead of the season start. The four main manufacturers in WRC - Hyundai, Citroen, Toyota and M-Sport Ltd (Ford...
2019 M-Sport livery, WRC

M-Sport reveals new livery of Ford Fiesta WRC for 2019 season

M-Sport becomes the first WRC team to reveal the livery of its 2019 challenger, the Ford Fiesta WRC, ahead of the season opener. The 2019 season starts during January 24-27 weekend with Rally Monte Carlo...
Andrea Adamo, Hyundai

Andrea Adamo replaces Michel Nandan as Hyundai WRC’s project head

Hyundai Motorsport has announced a change at the helm of its FIA World Rally Championship programme with immediate effect. Long-time Team Principal Michel Nandan has left his post of leading the Hyundai's WRC programme ahead...
Sebastien Ogier

Ogier knows where Citroen needs to improve for 2019 WRC season

New Citroen driver Sebastien Ogier says he understands the shortcomings of the C3 car following the latest private test ahead of the 2019 WRC season opener. Following the two-day test in Portugal on gravel, the...
Pontus Tidemand

Tidemand gets two WRC outings with M-Sport in 2019

Pontus Tidemand has been announced as M-Sport's driver for the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship for the first two rounds. The 28-year-old will make his WRC return abode a Ford Fiesta WRC for M-Sport, having...
Sebastian Loeb

Loeb joins Hyundai for 2019 WRC season, Sordo’s contract extended

Sebastien Loeb has joined Hyundai for the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship with the contract for Dani Sordo extended by one season. Following the decision of Peugeot to pull out from the FIA World Rallycross...
Rally banner, Valtteri Bottas

Bottas to drive Ford Fiesta WRC car on rally debut in January

Mercedes F1 driver Valtteri Bottas will make his competitive rally debut in January's Artic Lapland Rally in Finland. Bottas will drive the 2018 Ford Fiesta WRC car with experienced co-driver Timo Rautiainen at his side in...
Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton wins FIA Personality award, Leclerc takes Rookie honours

The Annual FIA Prize Giving Gala saw 2018 F1 champion Lewis Hamilton win the Personality Award with Charles Leclerc taking the Rookie honours. The annual gala for the 2018 season took place in Saint Petersburg...
Sebastien Ogier

WRC: Ogier crowned 2018 champion as Latvala wins Rally Australia

M-Sport's Sebastien Ogier with Julien Ingrassia took the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship victory as Toyota's Jari-Matti Latvala wins Rally Australia. It was already a difficult start for both Ogier and title rival Hyundai's Thierry...
Sebastien Loeb

Loeb to compete in 2019 Dakar with a privateer Peugeot

Nine-time FIA World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb will return to compete in the 2019 Dakar alongwith co-driver Daniel Elena in a privateer Peugeot. Loeb made his Dakar debut in 2016 with a factory Peugeot where...
Sebastien Ogier

Pressure will be on Neuville in Australia’s WRC title decider, says Ogier

M-Sport's Sebastien Ogier feels the pressure will be on Hyundai's Thierry Neuville in the 2018 season finale of FIA World Rally Championship in the title fight. Neuville has held onto the WRC points lead for...
Sebastien Loeb

WRC: Loeb wins Rally Spain as Neuville loses points lead to Ogier

Citroen Racing's Sebastien Loeb with co-driver Daniel Elena claimed a surprise win in FIA World Rally Championship's Rally Spain. It was a decent start from Loeb in his third and final rally of the 2018...
Kris Meeke

Meeke returns to WRC with Toyota in 2019 partnering Tanak and Latvala

Kris Meeke has been confirmed to make his FIA World Rally Championship return with Toyota in 2019 alongside Ott Tanak and Jari-Matti Latvala. The 39-year-old gets another chance in WRC with Toyota for 2019 after...
Esapekka Lappi

Lappi makes a switch to Citroen for 2019 WRC season

Citroen Racing has announced Esapekka Lappi with co-driver Janne Ferm as its second driver for the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship. The 27-year-old will move to Citroen after two years with Toyota in 2019 to...

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