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  1. Rally Racing
    Perhaps the least understood and most car-sickness-inducing role in rallying is co-driving. To get a better handle on what it takes to become the best team in rallying, Volkswagen Motorsport recently spoke to the guy who’s been getting reigning-world-champion Sebastien Ogier to the top of the...
  2. Rally Racing
    It was a big weekend in WRC as the famous Vodafone Rally de Portugal drew hundreds of thousands of fans and Volkswagen Motorsports extended its championship lead substantially, claiming two steps on the podium. Andreas Mikkelsen and co-driver Anders Jaeger were the top VW performers in...
  3. Rally Racing
    After a nearly month-long break, Volkswagen Motorsports' three Polo R WRCs are back in action at the famous Vodafone Rally de Portugal. Although they have big hopes, they've started with a disadvantage. With the activities starting last night, Volkswagen has looked quick, but not dominant...
  4. Rally Racing
    Volkswagen Motorsport were frustrated, in Argentina this weekend, in their attempt to set record number of consecutive wins in the World Rally Championship. It was unlucky 13 for them as leader Jari-Matti Latvala crashed out of the rally on Saturday afternoon. Latvala’s crash handed the lead to...
  5. Rally Racing
    The last time the top step of the WRC’s podium was occupied by anything other than a VW driver was a year ago in Argentina. Since then, Volkswagen Motorsport have gone on to win 12 straight rallies. Tomorrow, they’ll be looking to make it 13, with a win on the rally that last defeated them, the...
  6. Misc. Professional Racing
    The FIA just released their official highlights video from the 2016 Rally Mexico, won by Jari-Matti Latvala racing a VW Polo R WRC. This is a big win for Latvala, who failed to score points in the first two races of the season. With the win, Latvala jumps into 6th place in the championship...
  7. Rally Racing
    37th victory for the Polo R WRC: Latvala/Anttila win in Mexico, ahead of Ogier/Ingrassia Round three of the WRC season features highest point and longest stage of the year Volkswagen equals own record of twelve wins in a row in front of 300,000 spectators Wolfsburg. Back in business, and...
  8. Rally Racing
    Frenetic fans, World Heritage Site setting and big rally party Three spectator stages get the Rally Mexico underway Ogier/Ingrassia take the lead, Latvala/Anttila in third, Mikkelsen/Jæger in fourth Wolfsburg. Fireworks and full throttle celebration in Guanajuato: Volkswagen experienced an...
  9. Rally Racing
    First outing of season on gravel: Shakedown in central Mexico Mikkelsen/Jæger fastest in “free practice” ahead of Rally Mexico Ogier/Ingrassia third, Latvala/Anttila fourth Wolfsburg. The first outing of 2016 on gravel – and a successful one: Volkswagen started the Rally Mexico with good times...
  10. Rally Racing
     100th WRC start: Ogier/Ingrassia aim to mark the occasion with a win Mikkelsen/Jæger are closest challengers, good starting position for Latvala/Anttila Run of victories: Volkswagen can equal own record in the highlands of Central Mexico Wolfsburg (26 February 2016). The air gets thinner as...
  11. Rally Racing
    Didn't get to catch any of this year's Rally Sweden live?  Not to worry, the WRC's official YouTube Channel's got you covered.  Below are video recaps from each day of the very icy and unpredictable Rally Sweden, where Sebastien Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia were able to beat the elements...
  12. Rally Racing
    2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016: Polo R WRC wins only winter rally on the calendar Win number three in Sweden for Sébastien Ogier/Ingrassia, fourth place for Mikkelsen/Jæger Wolfsburg. Four wins in a row at the only winter rally in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC): Volkswagen won the Rally...
  13. Rally Racing
    Ogier leads early on, Swedish rollercoaster for Mikkelsen, double set-back for Latvala Six stages, 118.36 kilometres against the clock on day one of the Rally Sweden Rally route truncated after unseasonably warm temperatures in Sweden Wolfsburg. Tricky conditions mastered as well as possible...
  14. Rally Racing
    Temperatures above freezing are a welcome change for most of us who live in areas that see all four seasons, but for this year's Rally Sweden, it could spell disaster.  A combination of unseasonably warm temperatures and rainfall are forcing organizers to make big changes, cutting a full eight...
  15. Rally Racing
    #WinterThunderland – Rally Sweden the only WRC rally on ice and snow From youngsters to one of the hot favourites: Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger Winners 2013–2015: Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia and Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila Wolfsburg. Unbeaten on this turf, and lining up with three...
  16. Rally Racing
    Volkswagen one-two: 33rd career win for Ogier, 15th podium for Mikkelsen Extremely treacherous conditions, alternating between dry, wet, snow and sheer ice Prize athlete: Volkswagen Polo R WRC claims 35th victory at 40th rally Wolfsburg. One-two at the “Monte”, the third in a row for driver...
  17. Rally Racing
    Fastest time on opening stage – Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia second overall Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger launch new partnership with top times and third place Wolfsburg. Successful start in tricky conditions: Volkswagen can draw many positives from the early stages of the Rally Monte...
  18. Rally Racing
    Volkswagen duos find their rhythm: Ogier second, Mikkelsen fifth, Latvala sixth Making the first attempt count: route conditions deteriorate visibly Stage set for the iconic Rally Monte Carlo on Thursday evening Wolfsburg (20 January 2016). The systems fired up perfectly after the winter...
  19. Rally Racing
    Volkswagen starts the 2016 season as defending champion in all WRC competitions The opposition: like Volkswagen, the rivals are also well prepared for the new rally season The ultimate home rally: route passes Sébastien Ogier’s doorstep in Gap, finale in Monaco Wolfsburg. A classic to kick off...
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