Post Tagged with: "wrc"

Toyota Returns To Rally With The GT86 CS-R3 Rally Car

Toyota’s racing arm–Toyota Motorsport GmbH–has been involved in the sport for years. In fact, it has been involved in various rallies and has won various manufacturer’s titles in the World Rally Championship (WRC). Despite winning first place in the manufacturer’s arm of the competition in 1993, 1994, and 1999, the company seized World Rally Championship racing thereafter. Alongside its success […]

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Paris 2010: Citroen DS3 WRC

Citroen has used the Paris Motor Show to unveil a DS3 WRC car for the 2011 season. The DS3 WRC will boast a 1.6-litre direct-injection turbocharged engine with 224kW of power and 350Nm of torque — the maximum allowed in the event. The DS3 WRC is based on the normal DS3, however it boasts loads of changes and new technologies […]

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Paris 2010: Ford Fiesta WRC

Ford has used the Paris Motor Show to reveal their new Fiesta WRC model. The Fiesta WRC will replace the Focus WRC where it will offer a 1.6-litre engine with turbocharging, direct-injection and tuning from Pipe Moteur, a French tuning house. Because of these enhancements, power will amount to 224kW which is the WRC limit. Ford’s Fiesta WRC will enter […]

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Paris 2010: MINI Countryman WRC

MINI has used the Paris Motor Show to reveal their new World Rally Championship car. The MINI WRC will enter into the 2011 event where it will look like a Countryman but perform like an off-road champion with a six-speed sequential gearbox. No power figures have been released for the MINI Countryman WRC. Press Release Paris.Visitors to the 2010 Mondial […]

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MINI Countryman Rally Car — First Prototype Image

MINI are looking to enter the World Rally Championship with their Countryman crossover. To show us that they are serious about doing this, they have released an official picture of the Countryman WRC racer which is currently undergoing testing at Warwickshire in England. The Countryman racer pictured here boasts a temporary body kit which shows what the final model might […]

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Volkswagen’s Scirocco R Makes Its WRC Debut In Germany

Volkswagen’s Scirocco R has made it’s WRC debut in Germany where it was driven by Carlos Sainz and Nasser Al-Attiyah. The VW Cup Scirocco R is a heavily modified Scirocco which runs on pure bio natural gas. According to Kris Nissen, Volkswagen’s Motorsport Director, “The Scirocco R performed well as the course-opening car during the Germany Rally. It enabled Carlos […]

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Ken Block’s 2010 Monster Rally Car Has Been Leaked!

Image leaks have revealed Ken Block’s new Ford Fiesta For the WRC. Check them out below. Remember, the official unveil is coming soon!

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Kimi Raikkonen Tests His New Citroen Rally Car

Kimi Raikkonen has finished his first Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC. The Finnish driver finished about 50km on the Citroen test track in France. “I very much enjoyed meeting the team properly for the first time,” he said. “It was good to try out a few different things; I was very interested to see how the car reacted when you […]

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Ken Block Is Said To Join The MONSTER WRC Team

Rumours racing around the World Rally Championship state that Ken Block – the YouTube sensation – is about to sign a massive deal with Monster Energy Drink World Rally Team. The move might allow the WRC to head all the way to the US for a race, or two. This is said to be one of the most important moves […]

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Rumours State That MINI Might Enter The WRC With Their Crossover Model

We recently reported that the World Rally Championship were looking to add four new automakers to their series, where it was rumoured that VW and Fiat would be the first two entrants. Fiat will apparently use F1 Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen for their Abarth racer, while we are not too sure about VW. Anyway, the newest new news on this […]

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Raikkonen Is Rumoured To Leave Ferrari For Fiat’s New Rally Team

It’s been rumoured that there will be a load of changes for the World Rally Championship, as the series is currently targeting four large automakers for the next two seasons. The WRC are apparently asking for more companies to get involved in order to try and get a more competitive environment going. Old news already stats that Subaru and Suzuki […]

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