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OGIER DELIVERS VOLKSWAGEN MILESTONE WRC VICTORY IN SWEDEN

2013-02-10T14:19:18+00:00 February 10, 2013|

(Attn editor: Copyright-free hi-res photos are attached. For access to additional images, see instructions at the end of this release.) FRENCH driver Sebastien Ogier has delivered a milestone victory for Volkswagen in Rally Sweden on just the second start for its Polo R WRC in the FIA World Rally Championship. Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia [...]

WHITE KNUCKLES AT 200 KMH IN RALLY WINTER WONDERLAND

2013-02-06T14:27:10+00:00 February 6, 2013|

DRIVERS tackle a white-knuckle 200 kilometres-per-hour race through a winter wonderland when the FIA World Rally Championship heads to Rally Sweden for round two next weekend.   After the ice and slush of the season-opening Rallye Monte-Carlo, the world’s most challenging motorsport series shifts 2000 km north to the frozen forests of Scandinavia and one [...]

AUSSIE ACE SCORES TOP CITROEN DRIVE FOR MEXICO WORLD RALLY ROUND

2013-02-05T14:09:11+00:00 February 5, 2013|

AUSTRALIAN rally driving star Chris Atkinson has won a major boost to his resurgent career with an invitation to drive arguably the world’s best rally car for the top team in the FIA World Rally Championship in Mexico next month. Gold Coast-based Atkinson, 33, will drive the Citroen Abu Dhabi World Rally Team’s DS3 WRC [...]

VOTING ON FEDERAL ELECTION DAY 14 SEPTEMBER

2013-02-01T14:14:15+00:00 February 1, 2013|

RALLY Australia does not anticipate any significant impact from the Federal parliamentary election to be held on the second-last day of our event on Saturday 14 September. However, the organisers will be taking all possible steps to ensure out-of-town visitors and residents along the route are able to vote. During the World Rally Championship round [...]

Block WRC

2013-01-26T14:06:21+00:00 January 26, 2013|

(Event release, 26/1/2013) SUPER-star stunt driver Ken Block, whose spectacular Gymkhana videos have attracted more than 150 million YouTube viewers, says he’s aiming to tackle three more rounds of the FIA World Rally Championship in 2013. Rally Australia in 2011 is among 19 WRC rallies Block has contested in Ford Focus and Fiesta world rally [...]

LOEB CLAIMS 7TH MONTE-CARLO WRC VICTORY

2013-01-20T14:16:45+00:00 January 20, 2013|

(Attn Editor: See links for WRC team photos and video for editorial use at the end of this release) NINE-time champion Sebastien Loeb marked the start of his retirement year with a dominant victory in one of the most demanding events of the FIA World Rally Championship, Rallye Monte-Carlo. After leading the 2013 opening round [...]

JOHN PATERSON TO LEAD ORGANISATION OF OFF-ROAD RACE AT WRC RALLY AUSTRALIA

2013-01-16T14:16:12+00:00 January 16, 2013|

EXPERIENCED off-road racing official John Paterson will lead the organisation of Coffs Coast Off-Road, a key support event of the FIA World Rally Championship Rally Australia round on the New South Wales Coffs Coast in September. Coffs Coast Off-Road, a round of the 2013 Australian Off-Road Championship, is expected to be run on private and [...]

WATCH THE WRC ON SPEED TV

2013-01-15T14:23:31+00:00 January 15, 2013|

AUSTRALIA’S SPEED motorsport channel will be showing the entire WRC this year! Coverage kicks off today (15 January) with a preview for round one, Rallye Monte-Carlo, and runs every day through the event. Schedule (all times EDT): 7pm Tuesday – Preview 9am Thursday - Day 1 highlights 9am Friday - Day 2 highlights 9am Saturday- [...]

RALLY AUSTRALIA PLANS SPECTACULAR COFFS FORESHORE HUB FOR WORLD RALLY WEEK

2013-01-15T14:22:14+00:00 January 15, 2013|

ORGANISERS of September’s FIA World Rally Championship event in New South Wales plan to base a spectacular headquarters for competition, entertainment and operations on the Coffs Harbour foreshore. Rally Australia, round 10 of the WRC on 12-15 September, has applied to the State Government to use an area between the southern end of the harbour [...]