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Spain WRX: Kevin Hansen beats brother Timmy in Barcelona

The Team Hansen driver, who had claimed a debut win at the 2019 Abu Dhabi round in the stewards room post-race, crossed the finished line first at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya after a close battle in the final with the highest qualifier, his brother Timmy Hansen, and triple World RX title-winner Johan Kristoffersson.The Hansen duo had topped the...

Spain WRX: Kristoffersson stripped of Day 1 lead

The Swede had topped the overall order having set the fastest time in each of the first two sessions at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, but Stewards Decision No.10 at 20.45 announced Car #1’s disqualification from Q1 for the FIA Data logger not being connected, and thus no data could be read by the FIA technical delegates after the session.The Stewards...

Spain WRX: Kristoffersson leads way on Audi debut

Starting from the outside grid slot in his Q1 race, Kristoffersson took an early joker lap then delivered what would be the fastest laps of the day to eventually overcome 2019 Drivers’ Champion Timmy Hansen for the race win, and the fastest time.Having headed the Q1 classification, ahead of Kevin Hansen and Timo Scheider, Kristoffersson and Timmy Hansen...

Sordo welcomes third WRC co-driver of 2021 after latest split

The Hyundai Motorsport driver has today announced that he has split with Borja Rozada, who only took over the seat earlier this year from long-time co-driver Carlos del Barrio, with whom he scored his three WRC wins.However, after only three events into their partnership, Sordo has confirmed that Rozada will be replaced by Candido Carrera, who has more...

Audi reveals electric-powered Dakar challenger

A small group of media, including Motorsport.com, were invited to Audi's motorsport facility 90km from Munich for a sneak peak into the electric-powered prototype, which follows the nomenclature of Audi's SUV range.The RS Q e-tron is 4.5m long, 2.3m wide and 1.95 high, with the massive intake located on the roof one of the most visibly striking elements...

World RX postpones maiden Nurburgring round due to flooding

The event has been delayed due to the recent flooding disaster in central Europe with the venue and its facilities being used as an integral part of the relief effort in the region, specifically as a collection and distribution centre.The German round will therefore move from a July 31-August 1 date to become the final round of the series, on November...

Breen hopes Estonia performance sent a message to WRC teams

The Irishman equalled his career-best WRC result, finishing second to Toyota's Kalle Rovanpera, in his first gravel event in a WRC car since last year's Rally Estonia, where he also finished second.Breen, who also finished second on the 2018 Rally Sweden for Citroen, is in his third season with Hyundai having shared the team's third car with Sebastian...

WRC Estonia: The Good, The Bad and a Record-breaker

Top Performer - Kalle RovanperaTake a bow, Kalle Rovanpera. The 20-year-old Toyota driver earns our top performer award after becoming the youngest ever driver to win a WRC event with a sublime performance across the four challenging days and 24 stages.Those inside rally circles have been predicting great things from the son of former SEAT, Peugeot...

Harri Rovanpera "unsure how heart is working" after son's WRC win

Rovanpera Sr, a former factory SEAT, Peugeot and Mitsubishi WRC driver, was stage-side to witness his 20-year-old son Kalle score a record breaking win at Rally Estonia in style.A WRC winner himself in 2001, Rovanpera was in tears at the finish having overseen Kalle’s rise up the rally pyramid to become a genuine challenger in rallying’s top tier.Kalle...

Neuville handed suspended event ban, fine for WRC Estonia speeding

The Hyundai Motorsport driver finished the event third behind breakthrough winner Toyota's Kalle Rovanpera and Hyundai's Craig Breen.However, officials have since handed the Belgian and co-driver Martijn Wydaeghe a €2,500 fine and a suspended one event ban after being clocked at a speed of 190 km/h in a 90km/h road section.It proved to be an eventful...

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