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WRC: Rally China Added for 2016, Returning for the First time Since 1999

posted by on 2 October 2015 in Motorsport News

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The World Motorsport Council of the International Automobile Federation FIA announced the new WRC calendar in Paris on Wednesday. The 2016 season will feature 14 rounds, instead of the 13 rallies that previously made up the World Rally Championship. New to the calendar: China, which last appeared in the WRC in 1999. The rest of […] More…

GRC: Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Team Aims to Keep Momentum Going into Barbados Doubleheader

posted by on 1 October 2015 in Motorsport News

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Team enters penultimate championship event with Scott Speed and Tanner Foust in range of the points lead Herndon, VA — The Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team (VARX) looks to extend its winning streak at the final doubleheader event of the 2015 Red Bull Global Rallycross season at the Bushy Park Circuit on the island of Barbados. The […] More…

WRC: Rain and Adverse Weather make for Dramatic Shakedown in Corsica

posted by on 1 October 2015 in Motorsport News

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Slippery conditions on prelude to round eleven of the World Rally Championship Torrential rain and a “medicane” forecast for the coming days Latvala third with the Polo R WRC on Shakedown, Ogier fourth, Mikkelsen ninth Wolfsburg. Sharpening the senses ahead of a genuine challenge: the Volkswagen drivers used the Shakedown ahead of the Rally France […] More…

Volkswagen Motorsport International Newsletter

posted by on 28 September 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. FIA […] More…

BTCC: Table-topper Shedden extends advantage at Silverstone

posted by on 28 September 2015 in Motorsport News

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The lads of the BTCC did battle at Silverstone this past weekend, where a strong showing from Gordon Shedden resulted in the Honda driver opening up a 23 point lead over Team BMR’s Jason Plato.  Plato’s loss of points wasn’t due to a lack of effort, though, as the car saw a puncture and engine […] More…

GRC: Barbados to Feature Longest Track in Series History

posted by on 25 September 2015 in Motorsport News

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While most of us will be in Ocean City for H2O International next weekend, the boys and girls of Red Bull Global Rallycross will head to Barbados, to do battle on the series’ longest circuit yet.  Measuring 1.1208 miles in length, the course will not only be the first to be longer than one mile, […] More…