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  • Red Bull GRC reportedly shuts down

    Tuesday, 17 April 2018

    The Red Bull Global Rallycross series appears to have ended 2018 operations and reportedly has ceased operations. Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway, which was set to host GRC in June, announced on its website that it was informed by GRC management "that the Red Bull Global Rallycross organization has ceased operations for the 2018 season." Several tracks report the series owes thousands of do...

  • Arpin joins with Block, Hoonigan for ARX

    Monday, 16 April 2018

    Steve Arpin will compete in the new Americas Rallycross Championship in partnership with Ken Block this season. (RBCP photo) Ken Block and his Hoonigan Racing Division have teamed up with rallycross driver Steve Arpin and Loenbro Motorsports for the inaugural season of the Americas Rallycross Championship "The support from our owners, Paul and Jon Leach of Loenbro, our sponsors and our fans durin...

  • Ken Block set to make WRC return in Spain

    Monday, 16 April 2018

    U.S. stunt driving star Ken Block will make his return to the World Rally Championship for the first time since 2014 at Rally Spain on Oct. 25-28, driving a Ford Fiesta WRC entered by his own Hoonigan Racing Division team. The 50-year-old Block will run the Spanish event as part of a limited rally program which also will include stateside events in the USA rally championship with a Ford Escort Co...

  • Ogier wraps up Corsica win

    Sunday, 08 April 2018

    Defending FIA World Rally Champion Sebastien Ogier claimed his third WRC victory of the season today, winning the Tour de Corse by a margin of 36.1 seconds. Ott Tanak headed the Toyota challenge and finished second, ultimately ending up with over 30 seconds in hand to Thierry Neuville, the Belgian having a late scare in the Power Stage with an engine problem. In the point standings, Ogier increas...

  • Ogier holds Tour de Corse lead

    Saturday, 07 April 2018

    Reigning FIA World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier continued to top the Tour de Corse standings after the first loop of Saturday morning stages. The Frenchman will carry a 41.6-second advantage over Thierry Neuville into the repeated stages this afternoon as he bids to secure a second WRC victory on the island. Kris Meeke remains third for Citroen but the battle with the Belgian continues to rage....

  • Ogier grabs early Rally Corsica lead; Loeb out

    Friday, 06 April 2018

    FIA World Rally Championship leader Sebastien Ogier stormed into the lead of the Tour de Corse, the home round of the series for the Frenchman, but his fellow countryman and rally legend Sebastien Loeb ( pictured ) is already out of contention. Ogier was able to extend his advantage at the head of the leaderboard when Loeb, running second, went off the road in the second stage. He therefore takes...

  • COTA reveals FIA World Rallycross layout

    Wednesday, 04 April 2018

    The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has officially landed in the United States as the World RX of USA held its official launch with the unveiling of a brand-new rallycross track at Circuit of The Americas. The Austin, Texas facility will host the series on September 29-30 for Round 10 of the 12-event season, marking the first time a World Rallycross Championship even...

  • World Rallycross to stream live in U.S.

    Wednesday, 04 April 2018

    IMG has agreed a multi-year partnership with FloSports to broadcast the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy to audiences in the United States on FloRacing.com. The deal provides FloRacing with exclusive rights in the United States to air each World RX race in the series, with coverage kicking off on April 14-15 at the World RX of Catalunya-Barcelona and continuing t...

  • Sonora Rally - The adventure of it all

    Wednesday, 28 March 2018

    We did a thing. We entered a 2015 Jeep Wrangler Sahara in the Safari class of the 2018 Yokohama Sonora Rally. Our intention was to follow the race, activate Team Yokohama parkour/freerunning athlete Sydney Olson, and show off the Geolandar M/T G003 tires' capabilities. Yokohama wanted to cross-over an athlete in the hopes of bringing new eyes to the off-road world and vice versa. It's all very st...

  • Jergensen father-son team wins Yokohama Sonora Rally

    Saturday, 24 March 2018

    The 2018 Yokohama Sonora Rally came to a close on Friday as competitors enjoyed sunny skies and breathtaking views on the route south from Puerto Lobos to Bahia Kino. The day's special stage offered navigational challenges, "carving a trail through the Saguaro cacti fields and ending at the seaside Seri Indian village of Punta Chueca," according to rally director Darren Skilton. In their third ap...

  • Sonora Rally, Day 3: Everything changes

    Friday, 23 March 2018

    North America's only Dakar-style Rally Raid â the Yokohama Sonora Rally â is set to begin on Tuesday from San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, with four days of navigating dunes, trails and primitive roads until the rally ends outside Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. Writer and rallying novice Melissa Eickhoff, Team Yokohama Parkour and freerunning athlete Sydney Olson and their team check in from D...

  • Sonora Rally, Day 2: A battle in the dunes

    Thursday, 22 March 2018

    North America's only Dakar-style Rally Raid â the Yokohama Sonora Rally â is set to begin on Tuesday from San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, with four days of navigating dunes, trails and primitive roads until the rally ends outside Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. Writer and rallying novice Melissa Eickhoff, Team Yokohama Parkour and freerunning athlete Sydney Olson and their team check in from D...

  • Sonora Rally, Day 1: A taste of the dunes

    Wednesday, 21 March 2018

    A taste of the dunes and so much more. Today's course put everything to the test today â our navigation skills (or lack thereof), our Jeep , our patience, and maybe our smiles a time or two. To be honest, we rocked it. Our rookie status and limited range in our Jeep meant we had to be more creative with our path to the waypoints. Simply put, we took the long way around some damn big dunes. A seri...

  • 2018 Yokohama Sonora Rally - Prologue

    Tuesday, 20 March 2018

    North America's only Dakar-style Rally Raid â the Yokohama Sonora Rally â is set to begin on Tuesday from San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, with four days of navigating dunes, trails and primitive roads until the rally ends outside Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. Writer and rallying novice Melissa Eickhoff, Team Yokohama Parkour and freerunning athlete Sydney Olson and their team check in: *** M...

  • 2018 Yokohama Sonora Rally - Adventure awaits

    Monday, 19 March 2018

    Above: (From left to right) Melissa Eickhoff, Charisse Whiteside (Sonora Rally volunteer and road trip buddy) and Sydney Olson are about to begin their Yokohama Sonora Rally adventure. For the fourth year, North America's only Dakar-style Rally Raid â the Yokohama Sonora Rally â is set to begin on Tuesday from San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, with four days of navigating dunes, trails and p...

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