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Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR

Even to look at, the Golf makes no secret of its motor racing genes: 18-inch racing rims, a chassis that is roughly 40 centimetres wider than the production Golf, and a striking rear wing also guarantee optimal handling. An aerodynamic front splitter and carbon rear wing are among the modifications for the racetrack.

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 […]

The Handsome Won: Maiden WRC victory for Volkswagen driver Andreas Mikkelsen

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). […]

Latvala! Anttila! Volkswagen claims WRC win number ten on Corsica

Latvala/Anttila repeat last year’s victory at the Rally France Podium for the twelfth time: Mikkelsen/Fløene are third Power Stage points for Ogier/Ingrassia at the world champions’* home rally Wolfsburg (04 October 2015). Short, tough, successful: Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN) won the Rally France for the second time in a row. After last year’s historic victory […]

Storm on Corsica, Latvala/Anttila third at the Rally France

Latvala/Anttila overcome adverse weather and arduous conditions – third place Storm front and torrential rain: special stage cancelled due to landslides Puncture slows Ogier/Ingrassia, Mikkelsen/Fløene seventh overall Just two special stages, but enough stories to write an entire book: of the Volkswagen drivers at the Rally France, Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN) coped best with the […]

Rain and adverse weather make for dramatic few days – Volkswagen among front-runners in Shakedown on Corsica

Slippery conditions on prelude to round eleven of the World Rally Championship Torrential rain and a “medicane” forecast for the coming days Latvala third with the Polo R WRC on Shakedown, Ogier fourth, Mikkelsen ninth Sharpening the senses ahead of a genuine challenge: the Volkswagen drivers used the Shakedown ahead of the Rally France to […]