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 dominated by the likes of Subaru and Mitsubishi and still by Citroen, Fiat, more specifically Fiat’s Abarth performance and... read more

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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

Ken Block and Mikko Hirvonen at DiRT 3 launch in London

Hirvonen, Block Team Up For Launch Of DiRT 3 Game

The new DiRT 3 rally video game launched in London today (though it's not on sale yet), and the event brought together current WRC points leader Mikko Hirvonen and Gymkhana... read more April 8, 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

Kimi Raikkonen and co-driver in car at Rally Spain

Raikkonen To Go From Rally To NASCAR This Year?

The just-ended silly season talk was all about former F1 world champ and current WRC driver Kimi Raikkonen going back into F1, but today the tide has turned in a most... read more March 29, 2011 by

Ken Block destroys his Fiesta RS WRC car in testing

Video: Ken Block Barrel Rolls WRC Fiesta RS In Testing

In any motorsport, the crashes are some of the most impressive footage--especially when the drivers (and co-drivers) walk away uninjured. Ken Block recently managed extend... read more March 24, 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


Video: MINI's Return To World Rally In 2 Minutes

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. Here's the view from inside the company... read more March 8, 2011 by

Monster World Rally 2011 Ford Fiesta RS WRC rally car

Video: Ken Block, Monster Unveil 2011 Fiesta WRC

Booty, beats, and Block: the Monster World Rally 2011 Fiesta RS WRC makes its debut with a party. What else would you expect from the flat-brimmed icon? Crazy energy-drink... read more February 8, 2011 by


MINI WRC Hits Up Rallye Monte Carlo Alongside Classic Mini Rally Car

Monte Carlo is one of the classic homes of rally racing, and the original Mini was no stranger to its wiles. The new MINI WRC isn't, either, now that the two have shown off... read more February 3, 2011 by

2010 MINI WRC Concept

Rumorific: Road-Legal MINI Countryman WRC In The Works?

File this one in the "we hope, but we don't expect" drawer, as it's almost too good an idea to be true: a road-legal, widebody, 300-horsepower MINI Countryman based on the... read more January 27, 2011 by

2011 Ford Fiesta RS WRC rally car

Ford Unveils New 2011 Fiesta RS WRC Livery

Ford factory WRC driver Mikko Hirvonen and much of the world rally team was on hand in Birmingham, U.K. today for the unveiling of Ford's new Fiesta RS WRC entrant, set to... read more January 13, 2011 by

Ken Block launches during practice at the M-Sport proving grounds

Video: Ken Block Ruins Another Rally Car In Practice For Wales Rally GB

Treacherous conditions are the name of the game in the Wales Rally Great Britain, so it's no surprise perhaps that Ken Block managed to roll his race ride while practicing in... read more November 12, 2010 by

Tommi Makinen with a Subaru WRX STI

2010 SEMA Preview: Subaru Bringing Pastrana's Jump Car, 5 Others

If you aren't already aware, Travis Pastrana, while being one of the nicest guys in motorsports, is also one of the craziest. Case in point: he set the world record for... read more October 29, 2010 by

Kimi Raikkonen and co-driver in car at Rally Spain

Video: Raikkonen Crashes At Rally Spain

At the speeds and level of aggression required to drive with the top tier of the World Rally Championship, it takes only a millisecond's mistake to end up on your roof, the... read more October 21, 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


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