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Just in case you’re wondering, we don’t get tired of seeing rally videos that reek with awesomeness. So it shouldn’t surprise you anymore that we continuously release new videos of Ken Block’s Rally Mexico adventures any time a new video pops out.

After crashing in Day 2 of Rally Mexico, Ken Block spent the third day of the race free of any pressure in regards to doing well. He, together with Alex Gelsomino, were there to wreak havoc and without anything to lose, that’s exactly what the duo ended up doing.

Check it out.

Posted on by Alex Julian 1

FIA has announced at the end of last week the 2008 World Rally Championship calendar is as follows: World Rally Championship Date Rally 24 - 27/01 76e Rallye Automobile Monte-Carlo 08 - 10/02 Uddeholm Swedish Rally 29/02 - 02/03 Rally Mexico 28 - 30/03 Rally Argentina 24 - 27/04 Jordan Rally WRC 16 - 18/05 Rallye d’Italia-Sardegna (...)
Source: FIA
Posted on by George Grand 1
The story behind the Impreza’s success is best told by the raw statistics: six World Rally Championship titles and 46 outright rally wins. The Impreza has been the defining car in Subaru’s elevation from relative obscurity to a legend in world rallying. From its inception in 1993, the Impreza has provided a sensory assault on motorsport fans across the globe. Subaru’s blue and yellow livery is now as iconic as the flat-four engine note which trumpets the car’s continued success. And for a (...)
Posted on by George Grand 1
The starting point for the new rally car is the 2006 model Subaru Impreza road car. As the basis of a rally winning machine, few cars can match the competitive pedigree of the Impreza. First launched in 1992, the road car has developed in tandem with its rallying counterpart and over the last twelve seasons, and 46 WRC victories, lessons learned on the rally stages have been fed back into the production model. Already renowned for its agile handling, leech-like roadholding and symmetrical (...)
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Posted on by George Grand
SUZUKI held tarmac tests for the SX4 WRC early June in southern Europe. The European tests already started in April, but this was the full-fledged start of the tarmac tests. The SX4 WRC brought in for testing was further evolved from the earlier prototype design; in fact, its specifications are already close to what is planned to be fielded in this season’s WRC test entry. Through five days of driving tests, the team confirmed the performance and reliability of the improved machine; then (...)
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Posted on by George Grand
The C4 Citroën Sport concept car was a vehicle symbolising the renewal of the Marque. It was the result of cooperation between engineers from the styling and sports departments. In the first instance, the project completely disregarded regulatory requirements. A true exercise in style, it met the challenge of developing a futuristic vision of a new car. A car to replace the Xsara WRC, winner of three world "manufacturers" crowns between 2003 and 2005. In the expert hands of Citroën Sport’s (...)
Source: citroen
Posted on by George Grand 3

Marcus Gronholm showed everybody that the title is not lost. Gronholm won this weekend the New Zealand Rally after a close fight with Citroen’s driver, Sebastien Loeb. Marcus won the rally by just 0.3 seconds in front of the French driver. Ford Ford had another driver on the podium. Hirvonen finished the rally in the 3rd place behind Sebastien Loeb. The driver was satisfied with the result."Overall it’s a good finish - six points and the last two days were quite good, so I’m really happy." said (...)
Posted on by George Grand

For the sixth year in a row, Sébastien Loeb, Daniel Elena and Citroën were given a standing ovation by the crowd at the finish ceremony in front of the celebrated Porta Nigra gate in Trier. Yet again, the ancient Roman city turned out to be happy hunting ground for the French manufacturer which notched up its seventh Rallye Deutschland win this weekend, while Seb and Daniel took their score of world class successes to 33. The final day’s programme featured just 63km of against-the-clock (...)
Source: citroen
Posted on by George Grand

The 10th round of the 2007 World Rally Championship kicked off in typically mixed ADAC Rallye Deutschland weather. Crews were greeted by overcast skies, wind, rain… and even a few rays of sunshine; all the traditional ingredients of this difficult event! Citroën C4 WRC crews Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena and Dani Sordo/Marc Martí both took part in the usual pre-start test. Dani was the first of the two drivers to cover the stage and he returned to the Citroën service area with a broad smile on (...)
Source: citroen

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