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Is Bouffier Monte dark horse?

Bryan Bouffier has called on the help of five-time world champion Sébastien Ogier as he plots a major upset at this week’s Rallye Monte-Carlo (25 – 28 January). The 39-year-old Frenchman prepared for his first event in a new-generation World Rally Car by sitting alongside his M-Sport Ford World Rally Team colleague during testing last week. He then took the ...

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New features for 2018 WRC eSports

An exciting new era in the eSports WRC Championship begins this week, when the season gets underway in parallel with the WRC opening round, Rallye Monte-Carlo (25 – 28 January). Just a month after the coronation of French 2017 champion, Lohan ‘TX3_NEXL’ Blanc [see video below], the competition returns with a revised format for its third season and is open ...

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Sainz hints at retirement after 2018 Dakar triumph

Carlos Sainz says his second Dakar rally victory could mark a successful end to his racing career as he assesses his options with Peugeot preparing to leave the event. In one of the highest rate of attritions seen at recent Dakar rally events, Sainz avoided any potential terminal trouble to remain in the hunt over the opening stages before igniting his charge at the ...

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Sainz completes 2018 Dakar rally victory, Walkner wins bike class

Carlos Sainz has clinched his second Dakar Rally victory after negotiating the final stage of the gruelling 2018 event to clinch the win by over 43 minutes from Nasser Al-Attiyah. Sainz has followed up his 2010 triumph with Volkswagen with triumph in 2018 for Peugeot having won two of the 13 completed stages and vitally avoiding any serious stops as his ...

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Sainz completes 2018 Dakar rally victory, Walkner wins bike class

Carlos Sainz has clinched his second Dakar Rally victory after negotiating the final stage of the gruelling 2018 event to clinch the win by over 43 minutes from Nasser Al-Attiyah. Sainz has followed up his 2010 triumph with Volkswagen with triumph in 2018 for Peugeot having won two of the 13 completed stages and vitally avoiding any serious stops as his ...

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Sainz closes in on Dakar victory as Peterhansel crashes

Carlos Sainz looks set to clinch the 2018 Dakar rally victory assuming he avoids disaster on the final stage after Peugeot team-mate Stephane Peterhansel crashed into a tree on the penultimate stage which has thrown away the French manufacturer’s provisional 1-2 finish. Despite conceding victory was Sainz’s before the start of the penultimate stage due to the Spaniard’s healthy 45-minute ...

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Nandan: Bring it on

Hyundai Motorsport boss Michel Nandan is eager to get the WRC season started at Rallye Monte-Carlo [25-28 January] and believes his team could not be better prepared for a title push in 2018. Hyundai has outlined clear ambitions to compete for both drivers’ and manufacturers’ championship titles this year, after finishing runner-up in both contests in 2017. And Nandan has ...

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Win a WRC Co-Drive Terms and Conditions

COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS These terms and conditions are the competition rules (“Terms”) and apply to the competition ‘WRC+ CO-DRIVE COMPETITION’ (“Competition”), which is organised by WRC Promoter GmbH, whose registered office is at Liebherrstrasse 22 in 80538 Munich, Germany (“Promoter“). By entering the Competition, you agree to accept the Terms and you represent to satisfy all of the eligibility ...

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WIN A WRC CO-DRIVE

Experience a Ford Fiesta World Rally Car at Vodafone Rally de Portugal  Sign up for the new WRC+ All Live service and you could win an unforgettable passenger ride aboard the world championship-winning Ford Fiesta World Rally Car at May’s Vodafone Rally de Portugal. WRC Promoter and M-Sport Ford World Rally Team have teamed up to offer this once-in-a-lifetime experience ...

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Tänak's title goal with Toyota

Having settled into his new surrounds at Toyota Gazoo Racing, Ott Tänak is optimistic the team’s Yaris WRC will be strong enough to win the World Rally Championship in 2018. The Estonian, a winner of two WRC events in 2017, is keen to build on his rally-winning form in 2018 and saw a switch away from the M-Sport World Rally ...

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