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Toyota Rally Heritage: 1985 Group S concept

Toyota Shows Off Its Rally Heritage

Earlier this year it was revealed that Toyota and its motorsport partner TMG had started testing a new Yaris rally car designed to tackle the World Rally Championship, but Toyota has been here before. The Japanese automaker competed in various top-level rally competitions between 1973 and 1999... read more

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Chris Duplessis in the DirtFish rally car

Help An All-American Rally Team Get To WRC Rally Finland

Are you a rally fan? Do you wish we had more of it going on here? Then dig into your pocket and help the first all-American team to compete in the WRC Rally Finland in 40... read more July 24, 2012 by 


 
1997 Toyota Celica WRC rally car

Toyota Considering World Rally Championship Return: Report

With newcomers MINI and Volkswagen set to enter the World Rally Championship in the coming years, rival automakers including some of the sport’s previous greats are now... read more April 10, 2012 by 


 
Northern Irish rally driver Kris Meeke

MINI WRC Team Drops Star Driver Kris Meeke: Report

Following last week’s report that MINI had missed the deadline for filing paperwork necessary to compete in the 2012 World Rally Championship, news coming out today... read more December 27, 2011 by 


 
Lotus Exige R-GT rally car first shakedown

Lotus Successful On First Fire-Up Of IndyCar Engine, Exige R-GT Shakedown

Whilst most have been enjoying the festive period these past several days, the hard working Lotus Motorsport crew are busy celebrating the fruits of their labor over the past... read more December 27, 2011 by 


 
2011 WRC champion Senastian Loeb, with co-driver Daniel Elena, in Wales.

Sebastian Loeb Crashes WRC Car Into Fan’s Skoda: Video

Being a top driver in World Rally Championship competition is a dangerous way to make a living. After all, the races involve piloting a car at ludicrous speeds on surfaces... read more November 14, 2011 by 


 
2013 Volkswagen Polo R WRC live photos

Volkswagen Polo R WRC Begins Testing: Video

World Rally Championship racing is heating up even as other categories appear to be struggling: MINI recently revealed its new entry for the 2013 season, and Fiat’s... read more November 4, 2011 by 


 
MINI WRC Rally d'Italia Sardegna (Sardinia)

Prodrive Working On Road-Going MINI Countryman WRC: Report

MINI’s new World Rally Championship racer, based on the Countryman crossover and developed by British motorsports and engineering firm Prodrive, recently made its... read more October 20, 2011 by 


 
Fiat 500 Abarth rally car

Fiat Abarth To Enter WRC In 2013?

With both MINI and Volkswagen already confirming their intentions to enter the competitive world of the World Rally Championship (WRC), an international race series once... read more May 24, 2011 by 


 
MINI WRC Rally d'Italia Sardegna (Sardinia)

MINI WRC Driver Sordo Sits Sixth After Day 1

MINI's return to the World Rally Championship is already underway this weekend in Sardinia, Italy, and so far--aside from a few hitches--it's going well. Dani Sordo and... read more May 6, 2011 by 


 
2011 MINI WRC racer

MINI WRC Team Gets Official Launch In Oxford

Since the first hintings of the return of the MINI name to the world stage of rallying last July, right up through to the testing stages and constant teasing, we have longed... read more April 11, 2011 by 


 
MINI Regional Rally Car

MINI Wins On Debut At Italy’s Rally dell’Adriatico

You already know MINI will be back in WRC this year, testing at a limited number of events ahead of a full push for the 2012 season. One of these events was this past... read more April 6, 2011 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Polo GTI

Report: Volkswagen To Announce WRC Entry With Polo Hatchback

Expected to do battle against the likes of the MINI Cooper and Ford Fiesta as well as a throng of French models in next year’s World Rally Championship (WRC) will be... read more March 10, 2011 by 


 
Chevrolet Cruze Touring Car

GM Eyeing World Rally Championship Return

General Motors is looking at making a return to the World Rally Championship after a hiatus of more than 20 years. The move is being considered as just one strategy to boost... read more November 30, 2010 by 


 
2011 MINI WRC racer

2010 Paris Auto Show: World Debut Of 2011 MINI WRC Racer

MINI chose the Paris Auto Show to pull the wraps off its all-new FIA World Rally Championship car, which is based on the new 2011 MINI Countryman and signals the brand's... read more September 30, 2010 by 


 
2011 Subaru WRX STI

2011 Subaru WRX STI: Still Racy And Rugged, Post WRC

Few, if any automakers strike quite the same balance of ruggedness and raciness as Subaru. And though it's been enhanced through the Forester utility vehicle, as well as its... read more July 19, 2010 by 


 
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