Category Archives: WRC (World Rally Championship)

Greensmith hopeful of WRC results boost with new co-driver, engine

Last month, Greensmith announced that his partnership with close friend and long-term team-mate Elliott Edmondson had been dissolved after below par performances on the first two rounds together. On Rallye Monte-Carlo, they came home in eighth and could only manage ninth on Arctic Rally Finland – and it was after the winter meeting that a…
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Russia, India among countries WRC teams “requesting” to visit

The manufacturers view both nations as untapped markets that could be exploited and talks are ongoing between the WRC Promoter, the FIA and teams about incorporating the countries into future calendars. The subject has been on the agenda for some time, with the United States and China also targets. Matton believes introducing the competition to…
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Rally Sweden moves north for 2022 WRC round

Ostersund, Lulea and Umea were all considered as possible venues for the WRC’s regular winter event, with the latter attracting the most support. Rally Sweden CEO, Glenn Olsson, said Ostersund and Lulea had both “presented strong bids” to stage the WRC counter but, following discussions with stakeholders, “Umea is a more attractive concept”. “All officials…
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