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Edwin Straver, Dakar

Dutch rider Edwin Straver passes away after heavy crash in Dakar 2020

Dutch rider Edwin Straver succumbed to the injuries suffered in 2020 Dakar Rally, after spending days in the hospital, following his crash. Straver, who was riding a KTM 450 EXC in the 'Original by Motul'...
WRC, Chile

WRC drops Chile from 2020 calendar, Argentina date changed

The FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) has dropped Rally Chile from the 2020 calendar, while the date for Rally Argentina has been altered. Due to the ongoing political unrest in Chile, the organisers requested WRC...
Valtteri Bottas, Arctic Lapland Rally

Bottas fights back to get a Top 10 result in 2020 Arctic Lapland Rally

Mercedes F1 driver Valtteri Bottas fought back from troubles on Day 1 to finish inside the Top 10 in 2020 Arctic Lapland Rally. Having made his debut in 2019, where Bottas finished in the Top...
Dakar Rally

Dakar 2020: Sainz wins Car category as Alonso is 13th, Brabec takes Bike

Carlos Sainz Sr has won the 2020 Dakar Rally's lead Car category with Fernando Alonso finishing 13th overall as Ricky Brabec has won the Bike class. Sainz Sr together with co-driver Lucas Cruz in the...
Hyundai, WRC

Hyundai unveils 2020 WRC challenger to complete the set

Hyundai Motorsport unveiled its 2020 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) challenger as it completed the manufacturer set for the new season. After M-Sport and Toyota had revealed their 2020 WRC cars, the 2019 manufacturers' champion...
Paulo Goncalves, Dakar

Video: Dakar community pays their tribute to Paul Goncalves

A dark day in 2020 Dakar Rally ended with a tribute for the fallen Hero MotoSports Rally Team's Paulo Goncalves, as motorsport community came in his support. The Stage 7 on Sunday started on a...
Paulo Goncalves, Dakar

Rider Paulo Goncalves dies after fall in Stage 7 of Dakar 2020

The 2020 Dakar Rally has been hit hard with the unfortunate news of the death of Hero MotoSports Rally Team's Paulo Goncalves in Stage 7. Portuguese Goncalves is a veteran of Dakar, with the 2020...

Toyota launches 2020 WRC campaign with car/drivers presentation

Toyota Gazoo Racing has kick-started its 2020 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) campaign with the car and drivers reveal at Tokyo Auto Salon. A day after M-Sport Ltd revealed its 2020 WRC Ford Fiesta, Toyota...
M-Sport, WRC

M-Sport reveals livery of its Ford Fiesta for 2020 WRC season

M-Sport Ltd has revealed a changed livery of its Ford Fiesta for the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), on Thursday. M-Sport became the first WRC team to reveal its livery for the 2020 season...
M-Sport, WRC

M-Sport Ford retains Suninen and hires Lappi for 2020 WRC season

M-Sport Ltd has retained Teemu Suninen for the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) and hired Esapekka Lappi to drive the Ford Fiesta. M-Sport Ltd will field two Ford Fiestas for the full WRC season...
Valtteri Bottas, Rally

Bottas explains help from rallying as 2020 Artic Lapland outing is confirmed

Mercedes F1 Team driver Valtteri Bottas will once again be competing in the Artic Lapland Rally in January as he explains the benefits of rallying. The new and improved Bottas made his rally debut ahead...
Pirelli Motorsport, WRC

Pirelli named as sole tyre supplier for WRC from 2021 by FIA

The FIA has named Pirelli Motorsport as the exclusive tyre supplier to World Rally Championship (WRC) from 2021 onward. Following an e-vote on Friday, it has been decided that Italian manufacturer Pirelli will be the...
Valtteri Bottas, Rallycircuit

Bottas wins 2019 edition of Rallycircuit at Paul Ricard

Mercedes F1 driver Valtteri Bottas has ended 2019 season with a win in the Rallycircuit Cote d'Azur event at Circuit Paul Ricard. Bottas with co-driver Marko Salminen drove the Citroen DS3 WRC in the Paul...
Toyota, WRC

Ogier, Evans and Rovanpera named as new Toyota WRC drivers in 2020

Toyota has named three new drivers for their 2020 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) as Sebastien Ogier joins them alongside Elfyn Evans and Kalle Rovanpera. Citroen Racing announced its exit from 2020 WRC season after...
Valtteri Bottas

Photo/Video: Bottas drives Citroen DS3 WRC ahead of Rallycircuit

Mercedes F1 driver Valtteri Bottas drove a Citroen DS3 WRC at Circuit Paul Ricard with Marko Salminen ahead of the Rallycircuit event. Just as one can depend on the sun rising and setting, one can...
Jenson Button, BAJA1000

Button spent nearly 17 hours stranded in unique Baja1000 experience

Jenson Button did not have a great end to his SCORE Baja1000 debut after spending nearly 17 hours stranded in a remote area due to broken vehicle. The 2009 F1 champion Button had a successful...
Citroen Racing, WRC, Sebastien Ogier

Citroen pulls out from 2020 WRC season after Ogier’s departure

Citroen Racing has pulled the plug on its FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) 2020 campaign due to Sebastien Ogier's departure. Following the speculation of Citroen leaving WRC after the 2019 season, the news has been...
Extreme E

Monger, Chandhok, D’Ambrosio among new names for Extreme E series

The Extreme E off-road championship has released new names including Billy Monger, Karun Chandhok and Jerome D'Ambrosio. The electric off-road SUV racing series, Extreme E, which is set to kick-off in 2021 had released 12...
Fernando Alonso, SCT2000

Photo/Video: Alonso drives Toyota Super TC 2000 car in Argentina

Fernando Alonso had his first chance to drive the Super TC 2000 race car of Toyota Gazoo Racing in Argentina on Monday. Following his maiden cross-country rally podium in AlUla–Neom alongside fellow countryman Marc Coma...
WRC, Rally Australia

WRC forced to cancel Rally Australia due to raging bush fire

The final round in the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), Rally Australia, has been cancelled due to raging bush fire in New South Wales. The November 14-17's WRC Rally Australia has been officially cancelled...
Fernando Alonso, Dakar

Alonso says first rally podium a confidence booster ahead of Dakar

Fernando Alonso secured his first cross-country rally podium with navigator Marc Coma in AlUla–Neom Cross-Country Rally, on Saturday. After being announced as one of the four crews to compete in 2020 Dakar Rally for Toyota,...
Ott Tanak, Hyundai

Tanak switches to Hyundai in multi-year deal from 2020 WRC season

The newly crowned 2019 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) champion Ott Tanak has announced a switch to Hyundai Motorsport from 2020 season onward. Tanak, who secured his maiden WRC title in Rally Spain last weekend...
Ott Tanak, WRC

WRC: Tanak secures maiden title despite Neuville’s Rally Spain win

Hyundai's Thiery Neuville won Rally Spain but Toyota's Ott Tanak is crowned the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) champion with a second place finish. It was a close fight in WRC Rally Spain with...
Fernando Alonso, Toyota

Alonso named in four-car Toyota line-up for Dakar Rally in 2020

Fernando Alonso will make his Dakar Rally debut in 2020 with Toyota after being named in a four-car line-up in a launch event on Friday. Two-time F1 World Champion, Alonso, has been confirmed to take...
Fernando Alonso, Toyota

Alonso ‘taking positives’ from challenging Rally of Morocco debut

Fernando Alonso with navigator Marc Coma managed to finish the Rally of Morocco aboard a Toyota Hilux but it wasn't an easy outing for the Spaniard. After months of practice and also competing unofficially in...
Dani Sordo, Hyundai

Sordo re-signs with Hyundai for 2020 WRC season on limited schedule

Dani Sordo will remain with Hyundai Motorsport in the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with co-driver Carlos del Barrio. The one-year extension for Sordo with Hyundai means it will be his seventh year with...
Ott Tanak, WRC

WRC: Tanak extends points lead with Rally Wales GB win from title rivals

Toyota's Ott Tanak with Martin Jarveoja took FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) win in Rally Wales GB to extend his points lead over his rivals. The WRC points leader Tanak in his Toyota Yaris led...
WRC 2020

Kenya, NZ and Japan features in 14-rally calendar for 2020 WRC season

The 2020 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) calendar features Kenya, New Zealand and Japan replacing three existing rallies. As expected, Kenya and Japan will get full WRC status in...

Newey gets involved in Extreme E with Vergne’s Veloce Racing

Veloce Racing is confirmed as the fourth outfit to join Extreme E with F1 mastermind Adrian Newey leading along with Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne and four young motorsports entrepreneurs.

Alonso battles roll over, bird hit in first off-road Lichtenburg 400 outing

Fernando Alonso went through all in his first-ever off-road outing in Lichtenburg 400 in South Africa. Alonso with navigator Marc Coma in the Toyota Hilux had a tough two...

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