What’s gone wrong with the new Citroen WRC car?

    The question most people left Rally Sweden asking is: What’s gone wrong with the new Citroen World Rally Car. And it was not until the final morning, with just two stages to go that any idea of the problem’s severity surfaced, when top driver Kris Meeke suddenly said: "I’m not ******* driving this." It seems th... [Read More]

     1 Comments | Posted 16 Feb

    Ten years on, memories of Grönholm the Great

    It was a big shock when I realised this week that 2017 is the 10th anniversary of Marcus Grönholm’s fifth and final victory on the Swedish Rally. He retired at the end of that year and it has always astonished me how quickly great drivers fall out of your consciousness. In 2007 Grönholm beat his nemesis, Sébastien Loeb, in Sw... [Read More]

     0 Comments | Posted 08 Feb

    Spectating the Monte in Style…

    If there’s one truism about rally fans it’s that they will circumvent any barrier and endure any hardship in their determination to catch a glimpse of their heroes. You could see that in rally town Gap last Wednesday evening, hours before even the shakedown stage was due to start. Every road around Rally HQ was lined by parked cars. No-... [Read More]

     0 Comments | Posted 22 hours ago

    WRC Team News: Monte Carlo Rally

    The opening round of the FIA World Rally Championship is always something to look forward to, but with new cars and a returning manufacturer in the form of Toyota, this weekend's Monte Carlo Rally is one of the most hotly-anticipated events in years. Recapping developments ahead of the rally, Motorsport Week brings you the latest... [Read More]

     0 Comments | Posted 19 Jan

    Monte Carlo Preview: All change as WRC revs up for 2017

    It’s a huge moment for the WRC. Some say it’s the championship’s most vital effort yet to reclaim the worldwide popularity it enjoyed in the fabled Group B era of the mid-1980s. In 2017 we will have new rules, more powerful and more dramatic cars, and different driver combinations. This could be the most exciting, vibran... [Read More]

     1 Comments | Posted 17 Jan