A distinctive livery, primarily derived from the Union flag, is unveiled and now adorns Chris Ingram’s 208 rally car as he embarks on the European Rally Championship round in Barum, in the Czech Republic this weekend. Chris is a 20-year-old fulfilling his dream of a career in top-flight rallying and his progress thus far has been mightily impressive, as he now gets behind the wheel of the accomplished PEUGEOT 208 R2 with the backing of a major car maker.
A great day for Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila, a great day for Volkswagen, and a great day for Finland: for the first time in four years, a Finnish duo triumphed in their home event in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), giving their compatriots reason to celebrate with abandon.
The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will conclude its busiest stretch of the season in Belgium this weekend as the Championship prepares for its third World RX event in a row. With a newly-built rallycross circuit plus guest drives from former WRC star Francois Duval and GT Racer Edward Sandstrom, the Belgian RX round will be a welcome addition to the calendar as the FIA’s newest World Championship approaches its half-way point.