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WRC: Latvala and Ogier Lead the Rally Finland

posted by on 31 July 2015 in Motorsport News

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Rematch: Latvala and Ogier battle for lead in repeat of 2014 Rally Finland “Ouninpohja”, “Pihlajakoski” and “Päijälä” – the fastest three-pack of the year Mikkelsen/Fløene out retire after crash Wolfsburg. Jumps, high speeds and records – the 42nd Rally Finland kicked off in spectacular fashion. At the centre of the action: the battle between Jari-Matti […] More…

WRC 2: Fabia R5 to Take on the Fastest Rally of the Year

posted by on 30 July 2015 in Motorsport News

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Škoda’s Fabia R5 will be joining Volkswagen Motorsport’s Polo R WRC in Finland this weekend for the season’s fastest rally.  Rally Finland will give the Fabia R5 it’s toughest test yet, with average speeds of more than 100 kph and jumps that can launch a car more than 50 meters.  The event holds massive importance […] More…

BTCC: 2016 Calendar Announced

posted by on 29 July 2015 in Motorsport News

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The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship has announced their schedule for the 2016 season, and it appears to be much of the same.  The series will hit the same ten events next year, continuing it’s successful formula of three rounds per race weekend as it makes its way across Britain.  Broadcasting rights also look […] More…

GRC: Speed Scores Back-to-Back Second Place Finishes in Detroit Doubleheader

posted by on 27 July 2015 in Motorsport News

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Speed gains valuable championship points in the first-ever rallycross races in the Motor City.   Herndon, VA — The Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team heads home with two podium finishes after a long doubleheader race weekend in Detroit. Drivers Tanner Foust and Scott Speed were consistently among the quickest cars at Belle Isle Park, often finding themselves […] More…

Volkswagen Motorsport International Newsletter

posted by on 27 July 2015 in Motorsport News

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With Volkswagen participating in so many forms of Motorsport around the world, it’s often difficult to keep track of their performance. Luckily for us, Volkswagen Motorsport goes through the trouble of rounding up all of the key information from their various race series, and puts it all in one press release. Let’s get started. Global […] More…

WRC: Volkswagen Prepared for Air Show at Rally Finland

posted by on 24 July 2015 in Motorsport News

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Legendary stage ‘Ouninpohja’ returns – with an average speed of over 130 km/h World Rally Cars in the air up to 80 times and 30 seconds per stage Home rally for last year’s winners Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila Wolfsburg. All four wheels in the air 77 times, a pure flight time of more than half a […] More…