Category: Rally

Rally Sweden 2014: Latvala wins and snatches the lead of the WRC Ogier

During these last days has occurred dispute Rally Sweden, second round of the WRC 2014. As happened in the Rallye Monte-Carlo was the final triumph for Volkswagen but this time thanks to Jari-Matti Latvala has achieved his third victory in the rally of his country.

The podium of the Swedish test has been completely Nordic, something that has helped Sebastien Ogier who made a mistake in the day on Friday and has only been 6. The positions of privilege with Latvala have been to two Norwegian pilots: Andreas Mikkelsen getting her first World Cup podium and a brace for Volkswagen and Mads Ostberg getting his first podium at the wheel of the Citroen.

rally sweden 2014

The hardness on Rally Sweden has gone from strength to strength. On Thursday, the pilots had to cover 60 kilometers of special stages mainly in Norway. There Andreas Mikkelsen came up with so many flags of their country and was able to keep up with Latvala and Ogier that was put forward. Three Volkswagen drivers occupied the top three positions so a triplet of the German mark was more than possible. Read more »

Dakar 2014 Stage 4: Joan Pedrero and Carlos Sainz won on motorbikes and cars

The Dakar still leaves quite good news for Spanish riders because as we passed yesterday that retell wins and leaderships with patriotic flavor in the categories of motorcycles and cars. On two wheels victory of the day was for Joan Pedrero the overall lead being held by Joan Barreda while four-wheel Carlos Sainz won the stage and also Rome burst the overall lead.

The day wore on stage between San Juan and Chilecito with very different distances for cars and motorcycles since they had to complete the marathon stage started yesterday and was not for many mechanical shocks. During the start of Dakar we had not seen very forward to ‘vest’ Lopez but today was the day chosen by the Chilean to be seen.

Pedrero and Carlos Sainz

Lopez was setting the fastest time for much of the day, but in the final part of the special Joan Pedrero banged his hand and placed with the fastest time to complete the stage in 5 hours, 29 minutes and 13 seconds. The Sherco rider edged Lopez in 29 seconds while the third position was for Marc Coma yielded only 3 minutes to whom things were pretty good. Read more »

Andorra is prepared to receive the Trophy Andros

Andorra and specifically Grandvalira will become the 14th and 15th of December in one of the centers of the automotive world with the celebration of a new edition of the legendary Andros Trophy, one of the most important tests on ice in the world. Also this year, the Andros has reserved a pleasant surprise: the return of a Citroen DS3 all rumors suggest that it will be driven by Sebastien Loeb, the nine-time world rally champion.

Andros Trophy 2012

It will be the 24th edition of the Andros Trophy, a test and irreplaceable in the Andorran Pyrenees and has the participation of celebrities from the world of motor, with local support and the support of the media. It is also the only one held outside French territory. Read more »

Joan Barreda wins the fifth stage of the Rally of Morocco

The Rally of Morocco continues its stages, today celebrated the fifth day of this test is considered the predator, and always has among its ranks the biggest names in the world of rally, like Marc Coma, Cyril Despres and many But unfortunately the KTM rider Coma was forced off through injury a few days ago, while France is in first place overall, maintaining the distances and possibilities proclaimed winner of the 2012 edition.

Rally of Morocco

Although today the g ran winner of the stage was our pilot Joan Barreda, who is looking very strong and that is one of the protagonists of this edition, and now more to achieving the first victory of the rally for him with his Husqvarna, a brand that is showing very competitive in recent appointments and is still very interesting for the Dakar 2013. Barreda Behind stood Helder Rodrigues, who yesterday had complications with his Honda, but today has become eager to keep fighting, remaining 1 minute and 20 seconds apart. Read more »

 

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