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.
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
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 […]
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). […]