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Toyota’s New Racing Chief Takes The Worst Job In Motorsports 7
Aug
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Le Mans, TOYOTA, WRC on 08 7th, 2017


Is Toyota the first name you think of when it comes to racing? Maybe, maybe not – but it does compete in a wide array of motorsports. And those activities will now be coordinated by this guy right here.
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Watch A WRC Ford Fiesta Soar 164 Feet Through The Air 2
Aug
Posted by Brad Anderson in Ford, Ford Fiesta, Ford Videos, Motorsport, racing, rally, Rally Cars, video, WRC on 08 2nd, 2017


The World Rally Championship may not attract the viewership of Formula One but the sport is arguably just as exciting, if not more so.
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Watch A Four-Time World Rally Champ Try His Hand At F1 24
Jul
Posted by Carscoops Staff in F1, Motorsport, racing, Red Bull, video, WRC on 07 24th, 2017


Talent is talent, and a Sebastien Ogier certainly has it in spades. He's already won four World Rally Championships, and he's still in the prime of his career. But how would his raw ability translate to Formula One?
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Proton To Return To World Rally Championship In 2018 20
May
Posted by Brad Anderson in Motorsport, Proton, racing, Rally Cars, WRC on 05 20th, 2017


Proton may not be heard in the western world as much as it used to, but the Malaysian automaker continues to churn out a range of models for markets in South East Asia and has a long and rich history in motorsport.
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The Story Behind Toyota’s Secret Group S MR2 Rally Car 6
May
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Classics, Rally Cars, TOYOTA, Toyota MR2, WRC on 05 6th, 2017


The Toyota 222D is the company’s secret rally project that never saw any action, as it was set to participate in FIA’s stillborn Group S category.
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Kris Meeke Wins WRC Mexico Despite Crashing Into Parking Lot 14
Mar
Posted by Brad Anderson in Citroen, Citroen Videos, Motorsport, racing, Rally Cars, video, WRC on 03 14th, 2017


With all-new cars and a selection of significant team and driver changes, the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship has already proven to be one of the most exciting in recent years.
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Toyota Secures First WRC Win Since 1999 13
Feb
Posted by Brad Anderson in Motorsport, racing, Rally Cars, Reports, TOYOTA, Toyota Yaris, WRC on 02 13th, 2017


Toyota has claimed its first race win in the World Rally Championship since 1999 following Jari-Matti Latvala’s victory at Rally Sweden.
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Wouldn’t It Be Awesome If Porsche Built This Cayman GT4 For The WRC? 4
Feb
Posted by Carscoops Staff in porsche, porsche cayman, Porsche Cayman GT4, Rally Cars, Renderings, WRC on 02 4th, 2017


As uplifted as it may be by the return of Toyota and Citroën, the World Rally Championship is undoubtedly still reeling from Volkswagen's departure.

The German outfit had, after all, dominated the championship for the past four years running, and its exit would be akin to Mercedes packing it up and leaving Formula One at the height of its domination.

But what if another VW Group division were to take its place? Say, one driven by higher profit margins, partisan group board members, and a deeper-ingrained motorsport history?
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Wouldn’t It Be Awesome If Porsche Built This Cayman GT4 For The WRC? 4
Feb
Posted by Carscoops Staff in porsche, porsche cayman, Porsche Cayman GT4, Rally Cars, Renderings, WRC on 02 4th, 2017


As uplifted as it may be by the return of Toyota and Citroën, the World Rally Championship is undoubtedly still reeling from Volkswagen's departure.

The German outfit had, after all, dominated the championship for the past four years running, and its exit would be akin to Mercedes packing it up and leaving Formula One at the height of its domination.

But what if another VW Group division were to take its place? Say, one driven by higher profit margins, partisan group board members, and a deeper-ingrained motorsport history?
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Ogier Starts Title Defense With Monte Carlo Rally Victory For Ford/M-Sport 22
Jan
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Ford, Ford Fiesta, WRC on 01 22nd, 2017


With the leading manufacturer gone, two others returning, and a whole new set of rules in place, it was anyone's guess as to who would prove the dominant force in the 2017 World Rally Championship. And it still is – but we already have an early indication from the opening round in Monaco this weekend.
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The Story Of The Lancia Stratos Has Never Been Told So Beautifully 27
Dec
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Classics, Lancia, Lancia Stratos, Lancia Videos, Rally Cars, Videos, WRC on 12 27th, 2016


Rally cars are typically based on modest compacts – or at least styled to resemble them. But there was a time when sports cars ruled the rally stage. And that time belonged to the Lancia Stratos.
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Sebastien Ogier’s Ford Fiesta WRC Looks Ready To Charge 25
Dec
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Ford, Ford Fiesta, Rally Cars, WRC on 12 25th, 2016


We've all been wondering, in the wake of its shocking withdrawal from the World Rally Championship, what would happen to all the satellites revolving around Volkswagen's nucleus. What would become of its world-champion driver Sébastien Ogier, and where would its high-profile sponsor Red Bull go next?
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Citroen Unveils New-Generation C3 WRC In Abu Dhabi 21
Dec
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Citroen, Citroen C3, Middle East, new cars, racing, Rally Cars, WRC on 12 21st, 2016


Citroen is hoping their all-new C3 WRC racer will help add to their already impressive tally of 96 rally wins and 8 manufacturer's titles.
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Toyota’s New Rally Machine Is Not Your Neighbor’s Yaris 13
Dec
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Rally Cars, TOYOTA, Toyota Yaris, WRC on 12 13th, 2016


It's official, boys and girls: Toyota is rejoining the rally stage next season for the first time this millennium, and this is it's new challenger.
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Reigning WRC Champion Sebastien Ogier Signs With M-Sport 13
Dec
Posted by Brad Anderson in Ford, Ford Fiesta, Motorsport, racing, Rally Cars, WRC on 12 13th, 2016


Four-time WRC champion Sebastien Ogier has been announced as the lead driver for the M-Sport team for the 2017 World Rally Championship.
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