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Sport news 2017 RALLY MEXICO The third round of the FIA World Rally Championship presents a third unique challenge for the contenders as they head to the Americas for Rally Mexico (8-12 March). After the icy alpine roads of Rallye Monte-Carlo and the snow of Sweden, Mexico is more than just the first gravel round of the Championship.
Both Volkswagen Polo RX Supercars made it to the final of the third race in the FIA World Rallycross Championship in Mettet (B). Anton Marklund (S) completed the race in fourth place in his 600 HP Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar, just missing out on a podium finish. His team-mate Johan Kristoffersson (S) finished the final in sixth place.
More powerful, faster, and more spectacular – the Polo R WRC will generate about 380 hp/280 kW in the future. That is roughly 60 hp/45 kW more than the current car (318 hp/235 kW).
Three-time world champions Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F), who have two Rally Sweden victories to their name, once again start as World Championship leaders.
Fine-tuning for the World Rally Championship: Detailed improvements to the Volkswagen Polo R WRC for the new season
Gentle evolution: few, systematic improvements to the Volkswagen Polo R WRC
Renault Duster Dakar Team’s fourth attempt at the Dakar will seek to build on the experience gained during the past three events in a bid to finish inside the overall top-10.
Volkswagen, Ogier and Ingrassia receive world champion trophies at FIA gala World champions officially honoured, grand appearance for Polo R WRC Glamour and glory for the three-time world champions: Volkswagen, Sébastien Ogier (F) and Julien Ingrassia (F) received trophies for their title wins in the World Rally Championship (WRC) at the grand award ceremony hosted […]
SH Rallycross announced today an alliance with RTD Autosport for the Red Bull Global Rallycross Lites Championship beginning in the 2016 season. A division of Race Tech Development, RTD Autosport, is owned and operated by Mike Maurini who is also the owner of an elite level karting program. Attracting drivers from around the world with […]
Successful season draws to close with win number twelve: Volkswagen and Ogier victorious at the Rally Great Britain
Volkswagen equals personal best – 12 of a possible 13 wins this season Emotional victory for Ogier/Ingrassia, Mikkelsen/Fløene third Latvala/Anttila win final Power Stage of the year 26 podiums from 13 rallies, including twelve wins – the 2015 season will go down in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) history books as Volkswagen’s most successful […]
13.5-second lead and 400th stage win for Ogier/Ingrassia Mikkelsen/Fløene third at final round of the WRC season Day one comes to a premature end for Latvala/Anttila in Great Britain Wolfsburg (13 November 2015). Mud packs, rally style: Volkswagen duos Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) and Andreas Mikkelsen/Ola Fløene (N/N) made good starts at the Rally Great […]
Two Polo R WRC lead the way in the Shakedown – Volkswagen and Sébastien Ogier enjoy promising start to the Rally Great Britain
Ahead of the furious finale: Latvala and Ogier clock identical times in “Free Practice” Mikkelsen forced to skip Shakedown, but starts as planned on Friday Two Polo R WRCs inseparable at the top of the times list – Volkswagen made a top-class start to the Rally Great Britain. The fastest time in the […]
Rising Norwegian star Thomas Bryntesson will join Marklund Motorsport for the final round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Rosario, Argentina (28-29 November). Bryntesson will partner regular driver Toomas “Topi” Heikkinen in the 13th World RX event of the season driving a Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar, having impressed in his first year of the […]
May the best man win: Volkswagen lines up with three winning crews at WRC finale Second place on the line for Latvala and Mikkelsen at rally classic World champions* Ogier/Ingrassia set sights on hat-trick of wins at Rally GB Three natural born winners striving for the perfect end to the season: Volkswagen is all set […]
Scott Speed wins coveted Driver title in Las Vegas (USA) Impressive record for the Volkswagen Beetle GRC Volkswagen runner-up in the Manufacturer Championship
Dramatic first WRC win for Andreas Mikkelsen and Ola Fløene World-class duel: Mikkelsen/Fløene vs. Latvala/Anttila World champions* Ogier/Ingrassia retire whilst leading shortly before the end Wolfsburg (25 October 2015). A superlative victory: Andreas Mikkelsen and Ola Fløene have won the Rally Spain with Volkswagen to claim their first victory in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). […]