wrc News and Analysis
M-Sport Ford driver Gus Greensmith believes a new co-pilot – and an engine upgrade – can help him secure the results he needs to safeguard his World Rally Championship place in 2022.
India and Russia are two of the countries World Rally Championship teams are “requesting” to visit in the near future, according to FIA rally director Yves Matton.
From the job centre to the World Rally Championship’s WRC2 division, Chris Ingram has had a rollercoaster year. Having not competed since clinching the 2019 European Rally Championship, he's determined to make up for lost time
Ott Tanak believes the “full potential” of Hyundai Motorsport’s i20 World Rally Car will be on show at Rally Croatia later this month.
The WRC's support categories are in a process of streamlining that will spell the end of a formalised 2WD world championship-level category. While its relevance to the top level has been questioned for some time, that doesn't mean it should be swept quietly under the carpet
With all three major manufacturers committing to the World Rally Championship’s hybrid era from 2022, the future of the series is assured for now, but it could lead to trickier twists and turns further down the road
Hyundai Motorsport’s Andrea Adamo says the World Rally Championship’s new hybrid rules cycle is a “credible platform” that allows car manufacturers to demonstrate cutting-edge technologies.
World Rally Championship manufacturers Hyundai, Toyota and M-Sport have committed to the hybrid future of the series in a deal announced by the FIA.
World Rally Championship bosses have penned a “multi-year agreement” with the organisers of the Acropolis Rally, which returns to the series this year for the first time since 2013.
Former rally driver Mohammed ben Sulayem has launched a campaign to become the next FIA president after Jean Todt's final term ends in December.
World Rally Championship crews will encounter as many as six surface changes on their first visit to Rally Croatia next month.
The World Rally Championship has “no clear position” on how its cars should be powered beyond 2024, according to FIA rally director Yves Matton.
The UK “definitely has its place” in the World Rally Championship's future, according to FIA rally director Yves Matton, despite Rally GB losing its slot in the schedule for 2021.
One more manufacturer could sign up to the World Rally Championship’s new hybrid era during the initial three-year rules cycle, according to FIA rally director Yves Matton.
Oliver Solberg says he remains focused on winning the World Rally Championship’s WRC2 support series in 2021, despite his impressive World Rally Car debut on Arctic Rally Finland.
Craig Breen’s crash on last week’s Rally il Ciocco “hasn’t affected” his chance of driving in the World Rally Championship's Rally Croatia, according to Hyundai boss Andrea Adamo
Sebastien Loeb and long-term co-driver Daniel Elena have parted company after 23 years together.
World Rally Championship director Peter Thul has explained how restarting the 2020 season and drawing up the 2021 campaign has meant the calendar “was turned upside down” amid COVID-19 protocols.
FIA rally director Yves Matton fully expects the World Rally Championship to be held in its entirety in 2021.
Andrea Adamo says that he remains “optimistic” that Hyundai Motorsport will extend its involvement with the World Rally Championship beyond 2021.
Toyota's World Rally Championship outfit is aiming to have its hybrid-powered Rally1 car ready to run by the summer
Hyundai boss Andrea Adamo has congratulated the manner in which his team bounced back from its round one World Rally Championship disappointment to win last weekend's Arctic Rally
Hyundai's Thierry Neuville says he is sure the language barrier that surfaced with co-driver Martijn Wydaeghe at Arctic Rally Finland can be resolved before the Croatian World Rally Championship round
Ott Tanak made up for a disastrous Monte Carlo Rally by leading all the way on the snow-kissed stages of the Arctic Rally Finland and in the process hit back at an event Toyota had been expected to dominate
Kalle Rovanpera believes Toyota need to be "clever" in the build-up to the next WRC round after losing out due to numerous issues at Arctic Rally Finland
Ott Tanak has revealed he had to push his engineers to deliver a winning car for the Arctic Rally in Finland
Hyundai's Ott Tanak claimed victory on the Arctic Rally to kickstart his 2021 World Rally Championship campaign, beating Kalle Rovanpera who becomes the youngest-ever leader of the drivers' championship
Ott Tanak would be "stupid" to take unnecessary risks on the final day of the World Rally Championship's Arctic Rally and put victory in jeopardy, says Hyundai principal Andrea Adamo
Hyundai's Ott Tanak was serene at the front of the field after the second day of the World Rally Championship's Arctic Rally, winning three of the six Saturday stages
Thierry Neuville has struggled with his Hyundai's intercom system during the World Rally Championship stages at Arctic Rally Finland, also citing communication issues with his co-driver
Ott Tanak has extended his lead in the Arctic Rally, round 2 of the World Rally Championship, after claiming two wins out of the three stages on the morning loop
1983 World Rally champion Hannu Mikkola, the Finnish rallying legend best known for scoring multiple wins for Ford and Audi, passed away on Friday night at the age of 78
Sebastien Ogier admits it was "hard to make a difference" in the first stages of the World Rally Championship's Arctic Rally due to his starting position
Hyundai's Ott Tanak holds the overnight lead after the first day's action on the Arctic Rally, the second round of the 2021 World Rally Championship
Hyundai's Thierry Neuville has tempered his team's hopes of victory in this weekend's Arctic Rally, ahead of the second round of the 2021 World Rally Championship
Hyundai boss Andrea Adamo admits nothing less than a win will do for the World Rally Championship team on this weekend's Arctic Rally Finland
This week's Arctic Rally Finland will bring the World Rally Championship into new territory. And, almost without exception, the service park can't wait for the subzero challenge to commence
The man tasked with overseeing work on M-Sport's new Rally1 car believes it will be an immediate title contender in the 2022 World Rally Championship
Sebastien Ogier says Toyota Gazoo Racing team-mate Kalle Rovanpera can make World Rally Championship history and become the series' youngest-ever winner in this week's Arctic Rally Finland
Rising French talent Adrien Fourmaux will step up to the World Rally Championship's top division at April's Rally Croatia with M-Sport
Andreas Mikkelsen has admitted the uncertainty over Hyundai's World Rally Championship future could hinder his comeback plans for 2022
Hyundai is still awaiting "the green light" to develop its 2022 World Rally Championship challenger, with the Korean marque's board yet to confirm whether it will compete next year
Ott Tanak says there is "a big job" to be completed before he is in a position to win the World Rally Championship's Arctic Rally Finland in a fortnight's time
Ott Tanak threw down the gauntlet to his World Rally Championship rivals by cruising to a 33.4 second victory on today's Otepaa Winter Rally, a warmup for Arctic Rally Finland
Esapekka Lappi says that he would be happy to perform test and development duties for a World Rally Championship manufacturer team as a means to earn a seat for 2022
Former World Rallycross champion and double DTM title-winner Mattias Ekstrom will return to the World Rally Championship for the Arctic Rally Finland later this month, driving a Skoda Fabia R5
Oliver Solberg has said making the switch to a World Rally Car was "easier" than he expected, following his first test ahead of his Arctic Rally debut in the class
Toyota young gun Kalle Rovanpera believes this month's Arctic Finland Rally presents his best chance yet to fight for a maiden World Rally Championship victory
Oliver Solberg will step up to the premier class in the World Rally Championship with Hyundai at Arctic Rally Finland
Elfyn Evans believes Motorsport UK has a real fight on its hands if it is to bring the World Rally Championship back to Britain.
Against pandemic-shaped odds, the World Rally Championship season opener went ahead in Monte Carlo last weekend as a familiar face again took top spot. But for an emotional Sebastien Ogier, his record-breaking eighth win meant more than most
Elfyn Evans believes the gap to Toyota counterpart Sebastien Ogier on last weekend's Monte Carlo Rally would have been smaller had he been able to "connect" with the new Pirelli tyres
Sebastien Ogier is "proud" to be a record-breaker like his boyhood idol, Ayrton Senna after becoming the most successful driver in Monte Carlo Rally history.
Toyota's Sebastien Ogier has begun his final World Rally Championship campaign by sealing a record eighth Monte Carlo victory and the 50th WRC win of his career