WRC: Franco Morbidelli to contest Rally Monza in a Hyundai

Three-time MotoGP race winner Franco Morbidelli will take part in next month’s World Rally Championship finale at Rally Monza with Hyundai Rally Team Italia. WRC organisers announced earlier this year its coronavirus-affected 2020 season would be brough to a close on December 3-6 with the ACI Rally Monza event. Rally

WRC news: Why Sebastien Ogier couldn’t threaten Hyundai

Sebastien Ogier has pinned his failure to challenge Hyundai in last weekend’s Rally Estonia on troubles with tyres and set-up on his Toyota Yaris WRC. Six-time World Rally champion Ogier finished third in the championship’s first event since Rally Mexico back in March, behind Hyundai pair Ott Tanak and Craig

Estonia WRC: Hyundai in control as local hero Tanak leads Breen

A 10-stage marathon on the first full day in Estonia saw the Hyundais of Ott Tanak and Craig Breen take control of the fourth round of the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship. Both of the rally leaders survived a day in which many fancied runners found their progress stymied by

Estonia WRC: M-Sport’s Esapekka Lappi takes early lead

The 2020 FIA World Rally Championship has officially restarted as Rally Estonia got underway on Friday evening in front of thousands of socially-distanced fans on the short 1.28-km spectator stage at Tartu vald. Seven-time champion and current points leader Sebastien Ogier got the ball rolling with what appeared to be

Ogier set to extend WRC stay with new Toyota contract

Sebastien Ogier is poised to stay in the World Rally Championship in 2021, with a new deal with current employer Toyota close to being signed. Six-time WRC champion Ogier stated in August last year that he would retire from the sport at the end of the 2020 season, although at

WRC unveils draft calendar for 2021 season

The World Rally Championship has released the first draft of its 2021 calendar after it was ratified by the FIA World Motor Sport Council on Friday. Although the WRC is still working on a revised 2020 calendar amid a flurry of cancellations due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has provided

WRC unveils draft calendar for 2021 season

The World Rally Championship has released the first draft of its 2021 calendar after it was ratified by the FIA World Motor Sport Council on Friday. Although the WRC is still working on a revised 2020 calendar amid a flurry of cancellations due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has provided

Toyota to Sponsor WRC Esports, Will Give GR Yaris Hot Hatch to the Winner

Toyota and Nacon — formerly Bigben Interactive — have announce that the automotive brand will be the title sponsor for the 2020 and 2020 seasons of WRC 8‘s “eSports WRC” online esports challenge. The collaboration will see the winner of this season’s competition claim a car as their prize. It’s

WRC 9 Coming in September 2020, Will Hit PlayStation 5 & Xbox Series X Later

Kylotonn Games has confirmed a release date for its next installment in the WRC series, the official game of the FIA World Rally Championship. WRC 9 will arrive on current generation consoles — Xbox One and PlayStation 4 — this September, with a Switch version to follow. However, more importantly,

S\u00e9bastien Ogier Wins Shortened WRC Rally Mexico

Sébastien Ogier scored a record-tying sixth WRC Rally Guanajuato Mexico victory Saturday night after the event was brought to an early conclusion. The rally ended a day early in the face of fast-changing travel restrictions connected with the global COVID-19 virus outbreak. After snatching the lead Friday morning, the Frenchman