VICTORY ON RALLYSTAR RALLY FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

A flag-to-flag victory on the Rallystar Rally, Round 3 of the 2018 South African National Rally Championship, saw Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Guy Botterill and navigator Simon Vacy-Lyle close to within a single point of the overall championship lead. The pair powered their Class R2N Toyota Etios to a resounding victory despite a gearbox change…

WRC Driver Thierry Neuville’s Training Routine

Belgian Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville reveals secrets behind his rise to the top. Thierry Neuville has been competing in the FIA World Rally Championship since 2009 with three second-place title finishes so knows a thing or two about how to prepare himself for the global calendar across ever changing conditions and perilous surfaces. The Belgian…

Monster Honda Team – Intense Year

As the OiLibya Morocco Rally finished, so concluded the 2017 programme of racing activities for Monster Energy Honda Team. The season had begun in April with the two Abu Dhabi and Qatar desert races in the Middle East, as part of the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship. It has been an intense year for the…

Mini Completes Successful Dakar Trial

Rallye OiLibya du Maroc provided race action right up to the final Leg 5 of this six day racing spectacle. With the competitors crossing the finish line at Erfoud, it was the MINI Family members who were celebrating loudest from the fact all seven MINI cars completed what was a tough but enthralling race. Rallye…

Meeke Back To Winning Ways

Kris Meeke banished memories of a troubled WRC season to claim his second victory of the year in Spain as Sébastien Ogier moved closer to a fifth consecutive drivers’ title. Meeke mastered the final two legs of RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España to win by 28.0sec in a Citroën C3, just three rounds after…

Hyundai Launch Four Car Attack

Hyundai will look to keep its hopes of a World Rally Championship title alive with a four-car entry for the Wales Rally GB on October 26. The team’s main 2017 trio of Thierry Neuville, Hayden Paddon and Dani Sordo will be joined by Andreas Mikkelsen, as the Norwegian was announced to tackle the final three…

Toyota Gazoo Back To Winning Ways

It was back to winning ways for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Guy Botterill and navigator Simon Vacy-Lyle, on the HMC Electrothread Rally, which took place in Bronkhorstspruit on 18 and 19 August, 2017. The pair found themselves on the back foot going into the event, having lost the lead in the championship. But a fine…

Hyundai Wants To Repeat Its Good Run In Rally Deutschland

Hyundai Motorsport has its sights set on victory in Rallye Deutschland, as the WRC returns to tarmac this weekend for the first time since April’s Tour de Corse, where the team scored the first of its three wins of the 2017 season to date. The German round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) which…

Gazoo Team Out To Regain Lead

Guy Botterill and navigator Simon Vacy-Lyle find themselves on the back foot going into this weekend’s HMC Electrothread Rally in Bronkhorstspruit. The pair lost the lead in the 2017 National Rally Championship at the Volkswagen Rally in Port Elizabeth last month, and with three events left on this year’s calendar, will have to dig deep…