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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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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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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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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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Evans takes dominant Sweden win, Rovenpera sets record

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Elfyn Evans led from start to finish to secure a dominant Rally Sweden victory on Sunday afternoon and lead the FIA World Rally Championship for the first time in his career. He became the first British driver to win the WRC’s only winter round after easing his Toyota Yaris through treacherous conditions in the closing […]