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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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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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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 […]

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Emil Lindholm to compete in ERC with MRF Tyres

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Team MRF Tyres is strengthening its presence in the European Rally Championship (ERC) in 2020 with Emil Lindholm and Mikeal Korhonen being supported by the team for an ERC1 campaign. Lindholm will campaign on MRF Tyres in a Skoda Fabia R5 EVO in four rallies of the first six rallies as they campaign for the […]

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19 GT3s feature in capacity 2020 British GT field

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A capacity full-season entry list featuring 19 GT3 cars – the Intelligent Money British GT Championship’s largest number since 2014 – and 16 GT4s has been revealed during the series’ annual Media Day at Snetterton this morning. Check out our gallery here At least 35 cars are confirmed for all seven rounds, while additional race-by-race […]

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BRC opener decided in thrilling final stage

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The Rally van Haspengouw, the first round of the Jobfixers Belgian Rally Championship, ended the way it ended last season. The very last stage led to an amazing surprise. Our gallery of the front runners can be found here Local favorite Kris Princen lost the victory due to a flat tyre. Ghislain de Mevius did […]

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Rebellion and Aston Martin make the most of COTA WEC

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The no1 Rebellion Racing R13-Gibson completed a perfect weekend for the Swiss team with their second overall win of the season from pole position in the 6 Hours of Circuit of The Americas, Round 5 of the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship. Bruno Senna, Gustavo Menezes and Norman Nato celebrated on the top step of […]