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Update for the 2020 Belgian Rally season

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After the extremely exciting and highly occupied Rally van Haspengouw, the Belgian rally championship has come to a halt due to the outbreak of the corona virus. The Jobfixers Belgian Rally Championship will of course be continued when the National Security Council gives the green light to sporting events.  With the Spa Rally, the TAC Rally, […]

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Hybrid supplier, GRE confirmed for next WRC rules package

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Compact Dynamics has been confirmed as the exclusive supplier of the hybrid equipment to be utilized in the FIA World Rally Championship under a three-year agreement commencing in 2022 and specific to the Rally1 class. The company’s appointment was approved by an FIA World Motor Sport Council e-vote this week and follows a detailed tendering […]

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A revised 2020 ERC calendar has been released

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Rally Islas Canarias will host the deciding round of the 2020 FIA European Rally Championship from 3-5 December** due to government restrictions – introduced as a result of the coronavirus pandemic – making it not possible for the event to run as scheduled from 7-9 May. In what is an extremely challenging and ever-changing situation, […]

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Adam Adamo talks about COVID-19 and more

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Since the early conclusion to Rally México, Hyundai Motorsport’s travelling workforce has returned to Europe as the company undertakes a period of remote working in line with the Government’s efforts to manage the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Although there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 among Hyundai Motorsport employees, under government advice to limit the spread […]

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Q & A with Esapekka Lappi

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Finnish WRC driver talks Ogier, Rovanperä and his life in motorsports. Esapekka Lappi will not forget the recent Rally Mexico in a hurry after the driver was forced to retire when the Ford he was driving unexpectedly caught fire. The 29-year-old from Pieksämäki and co-driver Janne Ferm escaped the blaze unhurt but had to withdraw from the race. […]

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The AMSAG Rallysprint opener in photo

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Not all motorsport has been cancelled with the 2020 AMSAG Rallysprint series getting underway over the weekend with the Lovemotorsport Kendall Rallysprint being held. 28 crews were at the start and a great day of gravel rallying was on with a great range of rally cars including Evos, WRXs and more. Mark Turon was there […]

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Ogier takes win in shortened Rally Mexico

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Frenchman eight points ahead of Evans in title race as Argentina postponed. Sébastien Ogier scored a record-equalling sixth Rally Guanajuato Mexico victory on Saturday night after the event was brought to an early conclusion. The rally ended a day early in the face of fast-changing travel restrictions connected with the global COVID-19 virus outbreak. After […]

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New Azores Rallye date announced

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The 55th Azores Rallye has been rescheduled due to the widespread coronavirus outbreak. Originally scheduled for 26-28 March as the opening round of the 2020 FIA European Rally Championship, the event will now take place from 17-19 September as round six of the season. To allow drivers and teams to contest both the Azores Rallye […]

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Ogier leads after crazy Mexican day

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Frenchman opens up lead over rivals as Neuville, Lappi and Sordo suffer. Flying Frenchman Sébastien Ogier edged towards a sixth Rally Guanajuato México victory after building up an encouraging lead in Friday’s first full day of competition. In sizzling hot conditions, the Toyota Yaris man avoided the drama of those around him to end the first full […]

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We catch up on the FIA ERC driver announcements…

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With the FIA European Rally Championship due to get underway soon with the Azores Rallye, we know that Craig Breen and Emil Lindholm are in with Team MRF Tyres, but who else is in for the 2020 season? Alexey Lukyanuk has vowed to continue his ‘pressure-free’ approach to the FIA European Rally Championship after re-signing […]