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Volkswagen's Polo R WRC Street concept.

Volkswagen Polo R Set For 2013 Geneva Motor Show Debut

A hotted up ‘R’ version of the Volkswagen Polo, essentially a smaller version of the recently launched Golf R, has been rumored to be in development for close to two years. Volkswagen has previously denied such a model, maintaining it would prove too costly for buyers in the sub-compact... read more

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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 


 
Ford WRC prepares for the 2012 Wales Rally Great Britain

Ford Previews WRC Wales Rally Great Britain: Video

Our executive editor Marty Padgett is traipsing about the English countryside today, behind the wheel of the Subaru BRZ and on the grounds of the Goodwood Revival--but that's... read more September 13, 2012 by 


 
Ken Block tears through practice for the 2012 Rally Finland

WRC Finland Helmet Cam With Ken Block: Video

If you're not already intimately familiar with the wondrously insane human-car activity known as rally, this video should get you hooked. If you are familiar, it's just a... read more August 1, 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 


 
The 2012 MINI Cooper Rauno Aaltonen Edition

MINI Announces Rauno Aaltonen Edition Cooper And Cooper S

If you’re not familiar with the name Rauno Aaltonen, we’re not surprised. A former European Rally Championship (the predecessor to the WRC) winner, the man known... read more March 30, 2012 by 


 
Mads Østberg’s record setting WRC Ford Fiesta

Mads Østberg Sets New World Snow Jump Record: Video

Mads Østberg is a Norwegian World Rally Championship driver who’s raced in the series since 2006, racking up three podium finishes over the past two seasons... read more March 19, 2012 by 


 
Ken Block and Alex Gelsomino in the 2012 WRC Rally Mexico

Ken Block Delivers Refreshingly Humble WRC Mexico Recap: Video

Ken Block is many things: shoe magnate, hoonigan honcho, and WRC driver among them. It turns out he's also rather refreshingly humble and aware of the difficulty of rally... read more March 14, 2012 by 


 
MINI WRC Rally d'Italia Sardegna (Sardinia)

MINI And Prodrive Parting Company In WRC: Report

The relationship between Prodrive, the company that builds and campaigns the MINI John Cooper Works WRC cars, MINI and MINI’s parent, BMW, has been described as... read more February 6, 2012 by 


 
MINI WRC Rally d'Italia Sardegna (Sardinia)

MINI Is Back For The 2012 World Rally Championship

After missing a key deadline for entry into the 2012 World Rally Championships, it looked like MINI would be watching the 2012 WRC season from the sidelines. As is often the... read more January 5, 2012 by 


 
Fiesta RS WRC in testing for 2012 Rallye Monte Carlo

Ford Preps For Rallye Monte Carlo: Video

Jari-Matti Latvala isn't exactly a household name in the U.S. unless that household happens to be chock full of rally nuts, but this video should bring him one step closer... read more January 2, 2012 by 


 
Sebastian Loeb, 2011 Wales Rally GB

Sebastian Loeb Celebrates Eight WRC Titles

When Sebastian Loeb won the WRC title in 2011, he achieved a milestone in professional motorsports that no other driver has ever accomplished. Not only do Loeb’s eight... read more December 22, 2011 by 


 
2011 MINI WRC

Did MINI Miss Its Chance To Race In The 2012 WRC Season?

Races are never won on the opening lap, although they certainly can be lost on lap one. As MINI is finding out, sometimes entire seasons can be lost, too, even before the... read more December 20, 2011 by 


 
2011 Ford Fiesta RS WRC

Ford Commits To WRC Through 2013, Latvala And Solberg For 2012

The World Rally Championship doesn't get much in the way of U.S. air time, but it nonetheless supports a rabid fan base. U.S. fans will be happy to know Ford has confirmed... read more December 15, 2011 by 


 
Ken Block gets sideways on Welsh gravel.

Ken Block Tests The Ford Fiesta RS WRC On Gravel: Helmet Cam Video

To be fast in World Rally Championship competition means being able to pilot a car at insane speeds over ever-changing road conditions. Tarmac gives predictable grip, as does... read more November 10, 2011 by 


 
MINI WRC Rally d'Italia Sardegna (Sardinia)

Why The World Rally Championship Has Gone Low-Tech

Motorsport is expensive. If you were to write "expensive" in letters the size of the Hollywood sign, you'd only be scraping the surface of how expensive it actually is. It's... read more October 24, 2011 by 


 
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