Posts Tagged ‘wrc’

FIA confirms WRC’s non-turbo future

The FIA World Motor Sport Council has ratified the World Rally Championship’s switch to non-turbocharged Super 2000 cars from 2011. While it had been known for some time that the S2000 rules would form the basis of the WRC’s next technical package, there was continued debate over how much the more standard cars would be […]

Petter Solberg Falls During Parade Lap

Even the best fall down sometimes, and that’s exactly what happened to Petter Solberg last week at the Bettega Memorial Rallysprint in Bologna, Italy. After the rally, Petter decided to hop up onto the roof of his WRC2008 car, during a parade lap. He managed this task with ease, as we’ve seen him do this before. […]

Fact: Subaru pulls out of WRC

Subaru have become the latest team to withdraw from next year’s World Rally Championship as the economic downturn continues to hit motorsport hard. It comes a day after Suzuki also quit the WRC and less than a fortnight after Honda withdrew from Formula One. Colin McRae, Richard Burns and Petter Solberg all won titles with […]