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DTM Aston Martin Vantage R-Motorsport

Aston Martin Withdraws from DTM

January 25, 2020 • NewsMarijan Malcevic

After just one season with Aston Martin being involved in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM), the British manufacturer and its representative, the Swiss team R-Motorsport, are leaving the series. R-Motorsport announced that it will step down from DTM due to a reassessment of their motorsport programme in which there is no place for German-based...

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Kalle Rovanpera Arctic Rally

Victory for Rovanperä at Arctic Lapland Rally

January 18, 2020 • Event ReportsMarijan Malcevic

Kalle Rovanperä wins the 55th Arctic Lapland Rally, the opening round of the Finnish rally championship. Toyota Gazoo Racing’s Rovanperä came to the Arctic circle as a part of preparations for his debut in the World Rally Championship’s premier...

Maximilian Günther, santiago ePrix

Santiago E-Prix: Max Günther – the youngest Formula E winner

January 18, 2020 • Event ReportsMarijan Malcevic

The 22-year-old German driver Maximilian Günther is the winner of the Santiago E-Prix, the third race of the 2019-2020 Formula E Championship, becoming the youngest ever race winner in Formula E history. Günther gave the second win of the season to BMW i...

Carlos Sainz, Lucas Cruz

Dakar Rally: Third victory for Carlos Sainz, fifth victory for MINI

January 17, 2020 • Event ReportsMarijan Malcevic

Carlos Sainz and Lucas Cruz have won the 2020 Dakar Rally in the #305 Mini John Cooper Works Buggy operated by X-Raid Team. Two Spanish legends defended their lead in the overall standings and reached the finish line as the winners for the third time....

Bathurst 12 Hour entry list

Forty Cars on the Entry List for the Bathurst 12 Hour 2020

January 6, 2020 • NewsMarijan Malcevic

The entry list for the 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour race has been released, breaking several records. The race would be again the part of the Intercontinental GT Challenge. Among forty cars on the entry list, there are 34 GT3 machines, the most since the race became...

2020 Dakar stage2 Giniel de Villiers

Dakar Rally: Stage 2 victory for De Villiers, overall lead for Terranova

January 6, 2020 • Event ReportsMarijan Malcevic

Giniel De Villiers and his navigator Alex Haro Bravo are the winners of Stage 2 (Al Wajh – Neom) at the 2020 Dakar Rally. The pair in the #304 Toyota Gazoo Racing Hilux set the fastest time on the 367km-long stage, about four minutes faster than Orlando...

Dakar Rally, Vaidotas Zala

Dakar Rally – Stage 1: Surprise victory for Lithuanian Vaidotas Žala

January 5, 2020 • Event Reports, FeaturedMarijan Malcevic

The 2020 Dakar Rally starts with a surprise victory of the Lithuanian driver Vaidotas Žala on the 319km-long opening stage Jeddah – Al Wajh. The driver of the #319 Agrorodeo Mini All4 Racing, companied by navigator Saulius Jurgelenas, needed...

Nasser Al-Attiyah and Matthieu Baumel

Dakar Rally: 342 vehicles on the starting line of the 42nd edition

January 4, 2020 • Featured, NewsMarijan Malcevic

342 vehicles have been cleared to start the 42nd edition of the Dakar after three days of technical and administrative scrutineering at King Abdullah Stadium in Jeddah. There are 114 motorbikes, 23 quads, 83 cars, 45 SSVs and 46 trucks on the start list,...

M-Sport Ford World Rally Team

WRC: M-Sport Ford announced three-car line-up for the 2020 season

January 2, 2020 • Featured, NewsMarijan Malcevic

M-Sport Ford is the last team to announce a line-up for the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship season, taking Esapekka Lappi as the team leader, retaining Teemu Suninen as the second drivers and giving a part-time schedule to Gus Greensmith. It would be the...

Luca Engstler

TCR year in numbers: Luca Engstler collected the most wins over 2019

January 1, 2020 • Featured, NewsMarijan Malcevic

Starting a new year is a good reason to look back and summarize some numbers from the year we left behind. Here are the figures for TCR’s global activities in 2019, the fifth season of TCR competition which was marked by further expansion of the category....