The head of Citroen Racing, Yves Matton said that the participation of Chris Mick, as Andreas Mikkelsen, in the next phase, which will be held in Spain in early October, not confirmed yet.
On the starting stage of the Rally Germany last week, the Irishman made a mistake which dropped out of the fight for a good position. However, as noted Matton, this incident will not affect his future.
“While we have not discussed the composition of the Rally Catalunya. The only confirmed racer is stéphane Lefebvre, – quotes the AUTOSPORT Matton. But I’m not saying Mika won’t be at...
The pilot M-Sport’s Ott Tanak believes that winning WRC Rally Germany brought him into the championship battle in the season 2017.
After the success in Germany, Ott loses the overall leader and his teammate Sebastien Ogier 33 points, but Thierry Neuville’s second place, it is separated by 16 points.
Ott Tanak won the Rally Germany, Sebastien Ogier topped the championship
“The fate of the championship hasn’t been decided, said Tanak in the comments AUTOSPORT.com. – As long as they remain at least a theoretical chance of success, I will fight.
I have reduced the...
Sebastien Ogier still want to stay in M-Sport for the season in 2018, but the condition remains unchanged.
The last time a Frenchman had been calling on Ford to return to the world rally championship and to support the team Malcolm Wilson, which until the end of 2012 was a factory team “Blue oval”.
“I always say that you’ll stay, if you come Ford, – quotes AUTOSPORT, Ogier. – Takes time to adapt to the new machine, to change it to suit your requirements. Next season I would like to build on the progress made, but need the support of Ford.
There are some little...
Racer M-Sport, Ott Tanak won the Rally Germany, having won a second victory in his career.
Estonian, published in the leaders at the end of the first day, controlled the lead during the final four special stages on Sunday and on the finish of the last, 21st stage was 16.4 seconds ahead of Andreas Mikkelsen.
“A terrific feeling! commented Tanak reduced the gap in the championship from Ogier to 24 points. – We started well this rally and continued to remain only to control the break. Great first win on an asphalt rally. We have 25 points and I don’t see reasons why won’t...
Ott Tanak continues to maintain an advantage over Andreas Mikkelsen after the evening of the Saturday section of Rally Germany.
The Estonian, despite the fact that chose a more conservative approach with the passage of Arena Panzerplatte, lost another 3.7 seconds.
Mikkelsen on the main stage Panzerplatte still managed to reduce the gap to half a second, and Freisen and Romerstrasse – another 3.8. Now the advantage Tanaka equal to 21.4 seconds.
Sebastien Ogier is also a little behind from Mikkelsen, though showed the best time in Freisen. As recognized by eminent Frenchman, he tried to...
Ward M-Sport, Ott Tanak after the early morning of the Saturday section of Rally Germany increased its lead over Andreas Mikkelsen up to 23 seconds.
Tanak started section in 5.7 seconds, however, showed a fast time to first shortened, then the full version of Panzerplatte, while Mikkelsen struggling to cope with the conditions and finished the famous DOP behind in 15.3 seconds.
In Freisen the situation has not changed much: Estonian continued to come off, and Mikkelsen – lag. One of the last bends of the Norwegian launched, for which the Tanak was off for another ten seconds.
The championship leader Thierry Neuville fell on Saturday’s first special stage of the Rally Germany, so that his main rival Sebastien Ogier came in third place.
After Panzerplatte, it became clear that the car Neuville to work there – he had a damaged rear left wheel, which hub started to move away from the suspension.
Navigator Neuville Nicolas Gilsoul sure that’s all due to the breakage of the suspension.
“It all happened at a fairly slow left bend, and we don’t understand what it was – told Gilsoul. We felt like something touched the rear axle. Might have...
Racer M-Sport’s Ott Tanak finished the leader of the first day of the Rally Germany, the ninth world rally championship in 2017.
For the most part the Friday of the course, the Estonian took second place behind Andreas Mikkelsen, but on the seventh special stage used a mistake of the Norwegian selection of tires and headed the General classification.
“Today was very difficult conditions, – commented on the Tanak, which is an advantage after SUPER 8 was 5.7 seconds. – At some point I even got stuck in the mud on slicks it was very hard to get back on track. But I’m...
Rookie Citroen Andreas Mikkelsen has completed a leader’s morning section of the first day of the Rally Germany.
Norwegian, which holds its third stage driving the car Citroen C3, completed all three special stages in the top five, including showing the best time on SS4, and ahead in 4.8 seconds nearest rival Ott tyanaka.
8.8 seconds from the leader is the reigning champion Sebastien Ogier, while main rival of the Frenchman in the championship, Thierry Neuville went off the road on the third stage and slightly damaged the car body. The Belgian is the sixth time Mikkelsen plays and 22...
Racer category WRC2 Jan Kopecky sensationally took the lead on the first special stage of Rally Germany.
Cech, who plays for the steering wheel of the Skoda Fabia R5, showed the best time on a short spectator special stage, which took place on Thursday in the centre of saarbrücken. Who became the second Ott Tanak gave him 0.3 seconds, and the third place was taken by Craig Breen.
Fourth place was shared which showed the same time former team-mate at Volkswagen Sebastien Ogier and Andreas Mikkelsen.
Main rival Ogier in the championship, Thierry Neuville showed the ninth result, having...