Rally Sweden (2022)
Latest news on Rally Sweden
The World Rally Championship’s Rally1 regulations will undergo an “evolution” rather than a “revolution” for the next rule cycle beginning in 2025, according to new FIA rally director Andrew Wheatley.
The FIA is set to take action in response to calls for regulation changes to prevent World Rally Championship entries being forced to retire from events due to hybrid failures.
Taking his first step into the Junior World Rally Championship category, McRae Kimathi - named after 1995 world champion Colin - found himself in the unfamiliar climes of Sweden's snow and ice. Having impressed, Kimathi hopes to blaze a trail to the top level of WRC and help other African drivers to step onto the ladder
Esapekka Lappi says he was surprised to be immediately on the pace of his World Rally Championship rivals after scoring a podium on his return to the category in Sweden.
Rally Sweden returned to the World Rally Championship in a brand new location - and it didn’t disappoint as Kalle Rovanpera emerged from a four-way fight to claim a third career win. Autosport reviews the highs, lows, turning points, close calls and heartbreak from a sub-zero thriller in Sweden.
After a blockbuster opening act to the new era of the World Rally Championship with the battle of the Sebastiens at Monte Carlo, Rally Sweden would be the first chance to assess the next superstar of rallying. While teething issues with the new hybrid power thwarted some of the cast, Kalle Rovanpera’s display gave him headline billing
Hyundai has declared Thierry Neuville’s second place finish at Rally Sweden as “like a win” following a disastrous start to the World Rally Championship in Monte Carlo.
Rally Sweden winner Kalle Rovanpera paid tribute to the people suffering in Ukraine following Russia’s invasion of the country this week.
Kalle Rovanpera has ignited his World Rally Championship challenge by securing a comfortable victory at Rally Sweden.
Elfyn Evans has revealed that a hybrid issue forced him to retire from Rally Sweden following a crash on Sunday morning at the World Rally Championship event.
Toyota’s Kalle Rovanpera appears in the box seat to win Rally Sweden despite losing hybrid power in a dramatic start to the final day that saw rival Elfyn Evans retire.
Elfyn Evans has crashed out of Rally Sweden just hours after receiving a 10 second penalty for his wild finish to Saturday night’s stage at the World Rally Championship round.
M-Sport is working to pinpoint its “strange" power issues that resulted in Craig Breen and Adrien Fourmaux coming to a halt in Saturday’s night stages at Rally Sweden.
Toyota World Rally Championship driver Elfyn Evans has revealed there was no panic inside the car after a wild finish to the Saturday’s final stage at Rally Sweden.
Toyota’s Kalle Rovanpera leads Rally Sweden heading into the final day after holding off a charge from teammate Elfyn Evans who ended Saturday afternoon in bizarre fashion.
Toyota’s Kalle Rovanpera has reclaimed the lead of Rally Sweden after Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville lost ground in a pulsating four-way battle to win the World Rally Championship’s snow event.
Hyundai has described Ott Tanak’s Rally Sweden retirement as “very frustrating” after a hybrid issue out of the team’s hands ended the Estonian’s bid for a World Rally Championship victory.
Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville snatched the lead of Rally Sweden in the day’s final stage to become the fifth different leader after an eventful start to the World Rally Championship event.
M-Sport World Rally Championship driver Craig Breen has revealed impaired vision caused by screen washer water freezing on his windscreen contributed to him crashing out of Rally Sweden.
Toyota driver Kalle Rovanpera leads Rally Sweden from Oliver Solberg's Hyundai after an eventful start to the World Rally Championship's snow event.
As the company selected to provide the hybrid kits for the 2022 World Rally Championship, the pressure was on Compact Dynamics at the Monte Carlo season opener. Needing to treat all three manufacturers equally, it wasn't a straightforward process, but its first big test was a resounding success that bodes well for the future
Craig Breen’s Rally Sweden hopes have been severely dented after a big off into a snow bank that red flagged the second stage of the World Rally Championship event.
World Rally Championship drivers are predicting the new-look Rally Sweden could prove to be the fastest event on record as it returns to the calendar following its COVID-enforced 2021 absence.
The FIA has reiterated its stance against discrimination after Junior WRC competitor McRae Kimathi was subjected to racist abuse in the lead up to this weekend’s Rally Sweden.
He appeared poised to become the World Rally Championship’s new bright young star five years ago, but Esapekka Lappi's fortunes since his 2017 breakthrough win offer a cautionary tale of how the tables can turn. Now having rebuilt his career, the Finn is determined to make the most of his second shot at the big time with Toyota
Toyota’s Esapekka Lappi says he feels ready to make the most of his second chance in the World Rally Championship, revealing that fighting for podiums is his minimum target.
The World Rally Championship heads north to snow banks of Rally Sweden, which returns to host the second instalment of the WRC’s new hybrid era this weekend.
M-Sport is hopeful of seeing more Ford Puma Rally1 cars competing in this season's World Rally Championship following the first sale of one of its new cars to a privateer.
The World Rally Championship has revealed Ypres Rally Belgium will fill the vacant slot on the 2022 calendar.
A herd of reindeer has forced Rally Sweden organisers to cancel two stages of next week’s World Rally Championship round.
Sebastien Loeb has admitted it would be difficult to “resist the temptation” of another World Rally Championship outing driving an M-Sport Ford Puma should the opportunity arise.
M-Sport will field three Rally1 Ford Pumas when the World Rally Championship continues in Sweden next week after Lorenzo Bertelli was forced to withdraw from the event.
Adrien Fourmaux is helping M-Sport’s mechanics build up a brand new Ford Puma for Rally Sweden after a crash destroyed his World Rally Championship challenger in Monte Carlo.
M-Sport will continue to field four Ford Puma Rally1 cars when the World Rally Championship heads to Sweden next month, with Lorenzo Bertelli set to pilot an entry.