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L'Estage Leads Mitsubishi Brigade into Rallye Baie des Chaleurs

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The third round of the Canadian Rally Championship will be run out of New-Richmond this weekend with the 34th running of the Rallye Baie des Chaleurs taking place Friday and Saturday. more...

Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima Smashes 10-Minute Barrier at Pikes Peak Hillclimb

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Driving his modified 2011 Monster Sport (Suzuki) SX4 Hill Climb Special, Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima broke his own former world record, as well as the seemingly unattainable 10-minute mark, all while capturing his sixth consecutive overall win with a time of 09:51:58 at the 89th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

On a fiercely competitive day, Monster conquered the climb decisively, mastering the Peak's winding and perilous path to the top. Team Monster Sport's SX4 Hill Climb Special was unyielding, making full use of its racecar chassis and 900-plus horsepower. more...

David Higgins Smashes Mt. Washington Hillclimb Record

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The course record at the Mt. Washington Hillclimb, one of Americas oldest auto races, was smashed today in convincing fashion by professional rally driver David Higgins at the wheel of a Vermont SportsCar prepared 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI.  Higgins, from the Isle of Man, broke the course record, which stood for thirteen years, by over thirty seconds at the revived 'Climb to the Clouds', which was last held in 2001. more...

Rally New Zealand Confirms Auckland as Host City for WRC 2012 Event

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Auckland is confirmed as the host city for Rally New Zealand when it next runs in June 2012 as a round of the World Rally Championship (WRC).
Auckland hosted the very successful 2010 WRC Rally New Zealand, which was the first of three events under a host city contract between Auckland and Rally New Zealand Ltd.

David Higgins Breaks Climb to the Clouds Record

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David Higgins made Mt. Washington Climb to the Clouds History as he crossed the line in 6 minutes 19 seconds during his first full-length timed run of Sunday morning. Higgins was just over a second faster than his Subaru Rally Team USA teammate Travis Pastrana who ran the Mt. Washington Auto Road in a similar car to promote the return of the hillclimb last fall. The prior record set by Frank Sprongl in 1998 is 6:41.99 and has stood for 13 years.

Jon Kemp followed at 7:06.82 and Todd Cook has the 3rd fastest time with a 7:07.33, less than a second back. more...

Seventh Heaven For Freddy Loix On IRC GEKO Ypres Rally


Freddy Loix has maintained his comfortable overnight lead to win the GEKO Ypres Rally for a seventh time today (Saturday). Loix led the Intercontinental Rally Challenge qualifier from start to finish and moves back to the top of the IRC standings as a result. His victory, at the wheel of a SKODA Motorsport Fabia Super 2000, also puts him joint top with Juho Hanninen in the list of all-time IRC event winners, with seven triumphs to his name. more...

Higgins Poised For Record-setting Pace On Mt. Washington Hillclimb

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The second day of practice at the revived Mt. Washington Hillclimb, one of America's oldest auto races, was completed this morning under improving weather conditions.  Competitors, including both professional international drivers and local racers, enjoyed better road conditions after a rainy Friday practice session yesterday. more...

IRC Drops Rali Vinho Madeira From Calendar

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Rali Vinho Madeira will not form part of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge in 2011 and 2012, Eurosport Events, the promoter of the IRC, has confirmed. more...

David Higgins Fastest on Wet First Practice for Climb to the Clouds

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The Mt. Washington Hillclimb, known affectionately as the "Climb to the Clouds" is making a comeback this weekend after a nearly ten-year hiatus. The event, one of Americas' oldest auto races, features a strong 70-car competition field with some of the best drivers and cars from around the world competing for "King of the Hill" honors.    more...

Home Hero Loix On Top in Ypres After Day One


Freddy Loix has gained a huge boost in his efforts to win the GEKO Ypres Rally for a seventh time after he completed the opening day of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge event with a lead of almost 40 seconds over Guy Wilks, while his key rival Thierry Neuville retired on the first special stage. more...


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