WRC 2014 | Round 1- Rallye Monte-Carlo, Ogier Tops Shakedown

WRC-2014 has begun! Round 1 Rallye Monte-Carlo has kicked off, with the shakedown stage of 3..52km located in the village of Chateauvieux – six kilometres south of Ogier’s hometown of Gap. The weather condition for the stage was absolutely dry. Reigning WRC Champion Sebastien Ogier topped the shakedown stage with the time of 2m 15.3s, behind him […]

WRC – 2014 | Sneak-a-Peek [..ctd – Part 2]

WRC – 2014 is ready to kick off in a few days, on the icy asphalt roads of Monte Carlo. So we would like to put some light on what to expect from this season. As we already discussed in previous post, this is the continued part of it. Talking about the “Blue Oval”[a.k.a. Ford] run […]

WRC – 2014 | Sneak-a-Peek..

Less than a month away for the start of a new WRC season, let us look into what to expect and look out for what the sport is prepared to entertain us. In the closing 2013 season, we saw the evolution of a New WRC Machine and New Champions, VW Polo WRC and Sebastien Ogier, […]

M-Sport confirms return of Mikko Hirvonen & Elfyn Evans for WRC 2014

Today, M-Sport officially confirmed the return of its former driver, Mikko Hirvonen, who after 8-year drive had moved to Citroen during 2012-13. Joining the attack lineup for 2014 along with the veteran would be the younger Elfyn Evans. Read the excerpts of the official news-report, here below. M-Sport will field a mix of youth and […]

Hyundai Showes Off its Colors / Citroen Recruits New Lineup of Drivers

Finally we get to see some eye-catching colours in a WRC car after a long time. Hyundai unveiled the livery of its i20 WRC, and after which most assembled at the venue carrying smiles around, perhaps even back home. Many of us from the online community too were mesmerised with the livery and were praising […]

Hyundai Motorsport – Official WRC Team Unveils Today!

In less than three hours, today [11.00 CET], Hyundai Motorsport GmBH is all set to officially unveil their World Rally Team to the world, with its lineup and attack strategy for the upcoming 2014 WRC season, and most importantly i20 WRC‘s livery! Although, most of us kind of know almost all of the info, but […]

FIA – Rally World Updates, Jean Todt Re-elected FIA President & FIA Prize Giving Gala!

In purview of the upcoming season 2014 motorsport series, FIA HQ was busy with meetings in this week. Two important meets were in the interests of the rallying flavour. The first one, being the top level rallying championships’ [WRC] minor changes in the season format. We remember the last time the meeting was held, reportedly […]

Korean Car for Belgian Bullet | Thierry Neuville to Drive Hyundai i20 WRC in 2014

As much speculated and anticipated, it happened. Belgian bullet Thierry Neuville has been confirmed by the Korean car manufacturer Hyundai, for its car number 1 seat in the upcoming debut season of its new spec WRC car, Hyundai i20. Almost since a month, the Belgian was spotted in the Hyundai campus, and various news and […]

FIA Announces 2014 Calendar – WRC & others

A few minutes ago, FIA formally announced the calendar for the upcoming 2014 season. Check the excerpts of it below, as applicable for WRC series. FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP AND RALLYING The 2014 FIA World Rally Championship calendar is confirmed as follows: 19 January – Rallye Monte Carlo 09 February – Rally Sweden 09 March […]

What is going to be new in 2014? FIA announces ‘Hill Climb Masters’ !

FIA announces a new breed of World Motorsport Event, titled, ‘Hill Climb Masters‘.  The new challenge of its own kind emerges to enthrall the motorsport aficionados’. Check this below announcement by the global supreme authority of motorsport, has broken the news a few minutes ago. New in 2014: the FIA Hill Climb MastersDuring its last […]