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6 questions with JWRC Champ Jan Solans

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Spanish rally driver Jan Solans hails mentor Sainz after junior WRC title win. Jan Solans broke through last season with victory in the Junior World Rally Championship and the Spanish driver has revealed that rally legend compatriot Carlos Sainz was a big inspiration behind his 18-point victory over chief rival Tom Kristensson of Sweden. The […]

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Turkey moves date for WRC round

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WRC Promoter has agreed a switch with the Turkish Automobile Sports Federation (TOSFED), organiser of the Marmaris-based gravel road encounter, which has been rubber-stamped by motorsport’s governing body, the FIA. The date change facilitates the opportunity to introduce additional events to the calendar in the second half of the season in what remains an evolving […]

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WRC sets new 2020 calendar

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Estonia will host the FIA World Rally Championship for the first time in September when the 2020 series restarts following an enforced break due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Rally Estonia (4 – 6 September) joins the fixture list after running as a WRC Promotional Event in 2019. The country will become the 33rd nation to […]

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Wales Rally GB the latest to fall due to Covid 19

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It is with great regret that the organisers of Wales Rally GB have today (Tuesday) announced the cancellation of the UK’s long-running round of the FIA World Rally Championship due to the unprecedented global coronavirus pandemic. This year’s 76th staging of the historic event had been due to run from 29 October to 1 November as […]

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British Rally Championship cancelled for 2020

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Following the cancellation of Wales Rally GB – which was due to host two rounds of the British Rally Championship, Motorsport UK has decided today (Tuesday 9 June) to announce that it will not continue the 2020 BRC season due to the uncertainty created by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Britain’s premier rallying series got underway […]

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M-Sport expands to touring car engines

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M-Sport has been awarded a five-year contract by TOCA – Series Organiser of the British Touring Car Championship – to supply the next ‘TOCA BTCC engine’ from 2022 onwards. Seeing off stiff competition from a number of interested parties, the Cumbrian firm were amongst four shortlisted to present a ten-page presentation to the BTCC teams […]