WRC
Feb 13

WRC: Villeneuve Signs Up For World Rallycross Championship

Jacques Villeneuve signs with the WRC Albatec Racing team. (Photo: Courtesy of Albatec Racing)

Jacques Villeneuve signs with the WRC Albatec Racing team. (Photo: Courtesy of Albatec Racing)

Jacques Villeneuve has signed up to drive a Peugeot 208 in the full FIA World Rallycross championship, which features a round at Trois Rivieres in Quebec in August.

The Canadian veteran, who will drive for the Scottish-based Albatec Racing team, has already tested the car at Dreux in France.

Read more to see an action clip of Villeneuve tearing through a testing circuit in France…

Jan 19

WRC: World Champ Ogier Wins Season-Opening Monte Carlo Rally

Sebastien Ogier pushed through tough conditions to win the season-opening Monte Carlo WRC Rally. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastien Ogier pushed through tough conditions to win the season-opening Monte Carlo WRC Rally. (Photo: Getty Images)

World Champion Sebastien Ogier of France protected his overnight lead to win the season-opening Monte Carlo Rally in treacherous conditions on Saturday.

Ogier won three of the five stages on Friday to climb from fourth and take the overnight lead, and extended it as the weather conditions became progressively worse, with first snow then heavy rain and fog making it particularly difficult for the drivers in the two night sessions.

Jan 17

WRC: Kubica Retires From Season-Opening Monte Carlo Rally; Ogier Leads

French driver Sebastien Ogier leads after the second day of the Monte Carlo Rally. (Photo: Getty Images)

French driver Sebastien Ogier leads after the second day of the Monte Carlo Rally. (Photo: Getty Images)

World Champion Sebastien Ogier won three of five stages Friday to take the lead in the season-opening Monte Carlo Rally, while Robert Kubica had to retire after skidding off the road on the second day of the race.

Ogier led fellow Frenchman Bryan Bouffier by 51.1 seconds. Kris Meeke of Britain slipped to third, 1 minute, 38 seconds off the lead. Mads Ostberg of Norway and Jari-Matti Latvala of Finland rounded out the top five.

Nov 17

WRC: Ogier Wins Season-Ending Wales Rally

Sebastien Ogier drives through the Great Orme stage of the Wales Rally GB. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastien Ogier drives through the Great Orme stage of the Wales Rally GB. (Photo: Getty Images)

World champion Sebastien Ogier capped his title-winning season with another victory at the Wales Rally on Sunday.

The Frenchman claimed his ninth win of the year ahead of Volkswagen teammate Jari-Matti Latvala. Thierry Neuville, in a Ford, ended third, a result that allowed the Belgian to finish runner-up in the overall standings.

Ogier clinched his first world title in front of his home fans last month at the Rally France.

Nov 15

WRC: Ogier Takes Charge In Wales Finale

Sebastien Ogier of France compete during Day One of the WRC Wales Rally GB. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastien Ogier of France compete during Day One of the WRC Wales Rally GB. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastien Ogier is on course to finish his title-winning world rally campaign with another victory after taking a 20.1-second lead after two days of the season-ending Wales Rally GB.

The Frenchman won four of Friday’s six stages to pull clear of Volkswagen teammate Jari-Matti Latvala. Thierry Neuville, who drives a Ford, is more than a minute off the lead in third place.