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Chassis mods for C3 in Argentina

Citroën will introduce a chassis upgrade to its C3 WRC at the upcoming YPF Rally Argentina [26 - 29 April] in an effort to make the car's handling more consistent.

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Sprint master Tänak eyes Argentina

WRC speed king Ott Tänak is confident of transferring his pace-setting performances to YPF Rally Argentina next week (26 - 29 April) following a strong pre-event test.

Nandan targets improvement

Hyundai Motorsport boss Michel Nandan has warned his squad must improve at YPF Rally Argentina [26 - 29 April] or risk losing its lead in the WRC manufacturers' championship.

Argentina countdown: 2017 rewind

We start our build-up to this year’s YPF Rally Argentina (26-29 April) by casting our minds back to 2017 when a thrilling final-day battle between Elfyn Evans and Thierry Neuville on the gravel stages produced one of the closest winning margins in WRC history – just 0.7sec. Here’s what happened…

Gear up with Kitkase

WRC fans can travel in style using a new-design travel case created specifically for the championship.

Tales from the paddock – Thomas Jäger

Preparations for the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring have gone exceptionally well, with Mercedes-AMG Motorsport taking P1 and P3 in the ADAC qualification race. We talked to Thomas Jäger, one of the drivers of the winning number 5 car entered by Mercedes-AMG Team BLACK FALCON.

Østberg returns with Citroën

Mads Østberg will return to the Citroën team for two gravel rallies after a successful appearance at Rally Sweden in February.

In Testing: Argentina special

WRC teams have been busy fine-tuning their gravel set-ups ahead of tackling the plains and mountains of YPF Rally Argentina (26-29 April).

Chile hosts candidate rally

Chile takes the biggest step yet in its bid to join the FIA World Rally Championship calendar when it hosts the RallyMobil Concepción candidate event this weekend.

Spain return for Ken Block

Ken Block will make his WRC return in an M-Sport Ford Fiesta at RallyRACC Catalunya - Rally de España, four years after his last appearance on the mixed-surface rally.

WRC 7 wins top honours

WRC 7, the official video game of the FIA World Rally Championship, has landed two major industry awards.

Customer Racing: ADAC Qualification Race for 24h Race: Victory and third place for Mercedes-AMG Motorsport

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport enjoyed a perfect conclusion to its preparations for the 24-hour race: Victory and third place for the number 5 and 47 Mercedes-AMG GT3 at the ADAC Qualification Race for the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring. The remaining Mercedes-AMG GT3 ended the six-hour race at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife in eighth and tenth place to round off a fine team result. The Mercedes-AMG GT4 also tasted success at the final test before the 24-hour race.

Mercedes reviews 2018 Chinese Grand Prix – Sunday

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport take the lead in the Constructors’ Championship

Formula 1 Heineken Chinese Grand Prix – Race – Sunday

In an eventful and hectic 2018 Formula 1 Heineken Chinese Grand Prix, the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team experienced two different sides to the race. Starting with a one pit stop strategy (from soft to medium tyres), Charles Leclerc showed a good and consistent pace in the first stint on soft tyres, and recovered positions, while Marcus Ericsson showed a strong midfield pace in the second part of the race on medium tyres. The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team leaves Shanghai with Marcus Ericsson having finished in 16th and Charles Leclerc in 19th place. The young Monegasque driver experienced some issues with the balance of his car, after spinning off during his second stint and picking up damage to his floor. The team is analysing the collected data and starting their preparations for the next race which will take place on the Baku City Circuit.

Mills: New cars are ‘mind-blowing’

2003 world champion co-driver Phil Mills described the performance of the latest spec world rally cars as 'mind-blowing' after he came out of retirement to partner Elfyn Evans for the Corsica linea - Tour de Corse.