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Shakedown times Råda

1 Sebastien OGIER 1:59.0 16 Robert KUBICA 1:59.2 4 Mads OSTBERG 1:59.2 3 Kris MEEKE 1:59.3 9 Andreas MIKKELSEN 1:59.5 2 Jari-Matti LATVALA 1:59.9 17 Yurii PROTASOV 2:01.9 5 Elfyn EVANS 2:02.1 6 Ott TANAK 2:02.5 8 Hayden PADDON 2:03.2 14 Henning SOLBERG 2:03.9 2 0Kevin ABBRING 2:04.7 7 Thierry NEUVILLE 2:04.8 39 Pontus TIDEMAND […]

Mikkelsen signs for Volkswagen

The interest from media was high when Volkswagen Motorsport presented it’s WRC concept in Monaco. The press conference was attanded by motorring- and motorsports journalists from all over the world. One thing they learned was that Norwegian Andreas Mikkelsen, age 23,  (photo 2) will be driving the teams third Polo R WRC 2013. When the […]

Loeb wants to win Rally Sweden again

Sébastien Loeb will be competeing in four WRC events next year. One of them will be Rally Sweden, February 7-10. – I would really like to win the Swedish Rally once more, says the nine-time World Champion.   Sébastien Loeb has competed his last full season in the WRC. His commitment with Citroën for 2013 […]

WRC 2013 without Petter Solberg

Petter Solberg will not be competing in the WRC in 2013. He made his decision public in a press statement today. – Of course, it’s sad. I would have loved to continue competing, but I see now that it won’t happen next year, he says.   Petter Solberg started his WRC careeer in Rally Sweden […]

It’s Ford for Østberg and Andersson

Mats Østberg and Jonas Andersson have signed for Qatar M-Sport World Rally Team for 2013. The Norwegian-Swedish duo will compete a full season in the Ford Fiesta RS WRC. – This is a big opportunity for me, says Østberg in a pressrelease from M-Sport. Mads Østberg and Jonas Andersson can look back at a successful […]

Rally Sweden goes historic

Rally Sweden will spice up the event with a historic class in 2013. Next to the supercars of today the spectators will be taken for a trip back in time. – This is a way to give all who follow Rally Sweden a little something extra and right now where working hard to get both […]

Citroën chose Dani Sordo

It’s Daniel Sordo who will be joining Mikko Hirvonen in the Citroën Manufacturers Team for the 2013 WRC season. Norwegian Mads Østberg, with Swedish co-driver Jonas Andersson, was in the running but will now have to find a new solution. Sordo, age 29, is not a new face in the Citroën team. After winning JWRC […]

Medals for P-G and Tidemand

Four Swedes were fighting for medals when the WRC season ended in Spain. P-G Andersson and Emil Axelsson won the silver in SWRC while Pontus Tidemand and Norwegian co-driver Stig-Rune Skjaermoen (photo) won the bronze in the WRC Academy. Jonas Anderson did not get a medal. He and Mads Østberg had to settle for fourth […]

Swedes in WRC podium fights

A quartet of Swedes are involved in podium fights when the 2012 WRC season comes to a draw in Spain. Co-driver Jonas Andersson is fighting for a third position in WRC together with Mads Østberg, P-G Andersson and Emil Axelsson are going for gold in SWRC and Pontus Tidemand has a chance at the silver […]

Østberg and Andersson in podium position

Norwegian-Swedish team Mads Østberg and Jonas Andersson finished in fourth position in Sardinia and advanced to third place in the championship. Winner of the penultimate rally of 2012 was Mikko Hirvonen, before Evgeny Novikov and Ott Tänak. Sébastien Loeb retired. The victory in Sardinia was special for irvonen. – It’s my first for Citroën and […]