Stig Blomqvist, David Richards and Ari Vatanen are the next three inductees to Rally Hall of Fame.
Neste Oil Rally Finland, eighth round of the FIA World Rally Championship, takes place from July 31st to August 3rd. The rally lasts four days and after some years again finishes on a Sunday. A guiding line in the planning of this year´s route has been an increased focus on Central Finland and the roads of the event´s heartland - the traditional terrain of Finland´s WRC competition.
Nelonen Media, a Finnish broadcasting group, has entered into an agreement with WRC Promoter GmbH for the television rights to the World Rally Championship series. The agreement comes into force immediately and it covers seasons 2014 and 2015.
In 2014, the Finnish production company FilmWorks is in charge of the TV production of the World Rally Championship that will be broadcast over the world. FilmWorks has a long experience in the TV broadcasting of the World Rally Championship. The Finnish company was in charge of the technical implementation of the TV broadcasting of the series also last season.
Finally! It´s time for the opening round of this year´s WRC, Rallye Monte-Carlo. Here are five reasons why we think you should get revved-up about the year ahead.
The world championship season kicks off next week, when honours in Rally Monte Carlo are fought over the Alpine roads of southern France. With the deal to join M-Sport concluded late, Hirvonen has had no chance to test the car yet. He will not be able to try out the Ford Fiesta RS WRC until next week, when a test in France is scheduled.