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Ogier gives Volkswagen maiden rally win in Sweden


Sebastien Ogier won the Rally Sweden at the wheel of the Volkswagen Polo WRC, the first win for Volkswagen's works team since its debut in the FIA World Rally Championship. In only its second competitive outing, the 315-hp WRC car triumphed on ice and snow in Sweden against strong contenders, including nine-time world champion Sebastien Loeb. Loeb eventually ended the rally 41.8 ...
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WRC: Volkswagen’s Ogier tops qualifying for Rally Sweden
Sebastien Ogier set the Rally Sweden qualifying pace with the Volkswagen Polo R WRC, continuing VW's impressive season start. The Frenchman was the quickest through the 2.4-mile stage on the outskirts ...
Sebastien Loeb wins his 7th Monte Carlo Rally
Sebastien Loeb won the Monte Carlo Rally for the 7th time, with the final two stages of the 2013 event being cancelled for safety reasons. The region was hit by heavy ...
Sebastien Loeb leading Monte Carlo Rally after day one
Sebastien Loeb dominated the first day of the Monte Carlo Rally and is 1 minute 20 seconds ahead of Sebastien Ogier. The world champion was quickest by 12 seconds on special ...
Jari Matti Latvala to join Volkswagen’s WRC team next season
Finland's Jari-Matti Latvala will leave the Ford works rally team and drive for Volkswagen next season, the German carmaker announced on Wednesday. The 27-year-old, who has driven for Ford for five ...
Ford will exit WRC at the end of this season
Ford Motor Company has announced on Monday it is withdrawing works support from the World Rally Championship starting from next season. "Ford will withdraw from @OfficialWRC as title sponsor after 2012. ...
2012 Ford Fiesta RS WRC unveiled
The North American based automaker Ford has recently unveiled the 2012 Fiesta RS WRC, which will “run” on the 2012 FIA World Rally Championship. After we’ve presented last year the new ...

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