World Rally Championship

 
Teaser for 2017 Citroën C3 WRC

2017 Citroën WRC teased, hints at next-gen C3

Citroën has provided an early look at the new rally car that will compete in the 2017 World Rally Championship, and crucially it previews the next generation of the French automaker’s C3 compact car. Since the 2011 season, Citroën has been competing in WRC with a DS 3 from parent... read more

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Toyota Yaris WRC prototype

Rally Legend Tommi Mäkinen To Lead Toyota’s 2017 WRC Return

Finnish rally legend Tommi Mäkinen, a winner of four World Rally Championship titles during the 1990s, will serve as team principal for the Toyota WRC team, which is set... read more July 8, 2015 by


 
2016 Hyundai i20 WRC prototype

Hyundai Testing New i20 WRC, Rally Debut Delayed Until 2016 Season

Hyundai was hoping to introduce a new i20 World Rally Championship racer this season based around a yet-to-be-revealed three-door version of the Korean automaker’s i20... read more April 12, 2015 by


 
Toyota Yaris WRC prototype

Toyota Confirms 2017 World Rally Championship Return: Video

Toyota has finally ended years of speculation about its World Rally Championship return by confirming its intention to enter the sport in 2017, a year that will see... read more January 30, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Polo R WRC

New Volkswagen Polo R WRC Revealed Ahead Of 2015 Motorsport Season

Volkswagen will be out to claim its third consecutive title in the grueling competition known as the World Rally Championship, with a new version of its Pole R WRC. The new... read more January 16, 2015 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Polo R WRC

Volkswagen Takes Home 2014 WRC Drivers’ And Manufacturers’ Titles

They’ve done it again. In a repeat of last year, Volkswagen’s Sébastien Ogier together with co-driver Julien Ingrassia have secured the 2014 World Rally... read more October 27, 2014 by


 
2015 Hyundai i20 WRC

2015 Hyundai i20 WRC Starts Testing

Hyundai made its World Rally Championship comeback this year using a new rally car based on its i20 subcompact sold overseas. The company hasn’t fared all that well... read more October 9, 2014 by


 
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... read more May 14, 2014 by


 
2015 subaru wrx sti

Tommi Mäkinen Flogs 2015 Subaru WRX STI Around The Track

When an automaker is trying to figure out which driver it should invite to test out one of its new cars, certain pro wheelers rank higher than others. If the car is the 2015... read more April 30, 2014 by


 
2013 Toyota Yaris R1A rally car

Toyota Yaris WRC Starts Testing

Late last year we heard that Toyota and its TMG motorsport skunk works in Germany had started development of a new Yaris rally car designed to tackle the World Rally... read more March 20, 2014 by


 
2014 Hyundai i20 WRC

2014 Hyundai i20 WRC Revealed

It’s been a year since Hyundai first announced its intention to return to the world of WRC, and since then we’ve seen the Korean automaker slowly build up its... read more December 10, 2013 by


 
2013 Toyota Yaris R1A rally car

Toyota Starts Work On Yaris WRC: Report

The World Rally Championship doesn’t get much attention here in the U.S., and even globally its popularity has been on the wane in recent years. But that may change in... read more December 5, 2013 by


 
Jost Capito

A Few Minutes With Jost Capito, Head Of Volkswagen Motorsports

Jost Capito has spent nearly 30 years making cars go faster. His impressive career began at BMW in 1984, where he worked as an engineer on the brand’s high-performance... read more January 28, 2013 by


 
Hyundai i20 WRC concept, 2012 Paris Auto Show

Hyundai To Return To WRC With i20 Rally Car

Hyundai has confirmed its intention to return to the World Rally Championship with the unveiling today of a new rally concept based on its i20 hatchback sold overseas... read more September 26, 2012 by


 
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


 
 

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