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November 5th, 2012
Double Intercontinental Rally Challenge champion Andreas Mikkelsen believes he has now done enough to earn the third works Volkswagen seat in next year’s World Rally Championship.
November 4th, 2012
Nasser Al-Attiyah claimed victory in the final Intercontinental Rally Challenge event as champion Andreas Mikkelsen’s gallant Cyprus Rally charge came unstuck. Mikkelsen had lost two minutes with a puncture and suspension damage on Saturday morning, but still did not give up on victory. The Skoda UK driver reduced Al-Attiyah’s lead to 1m30s by the end of leg one, despite a second puncture, and then relaunched his chase on Sunday morning
November 3rd, 2012
Nasser Al-Attiyah leads by 90 seconds at the midway point of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge’s farewell event in Cyprus.
November 2nd, 2012
Andreas Mikkelsen kicked off the weekend that will see him officially crowned as the final Intercontinental Rally Challenge champion by setting the pace on stage one in Cyprus. With Skoda opting not to enter Juho Hanninen and Jan Kopecky for the season finale, reigning champion Mikkelsen’s points lead is unassailable. The Norwegian was quickest by 4.4 seconds on the Pafos street stage that kicked off the last rally in IRC history
November 2nd, 2012
Nasser Al-Attiyah has confirmed he is chasing a deal to run a three-car Qatar M-Sport World Rally Team next season. The Qatari driver, speaking to WRC Live’s Colin Clark ahead of the Cyprus Rally, confirmed he was hoping to conclude negotiations with M-Sport managing director Malcolm Wilson over the weekend. Ford confirmed it would be withdrawing its title sponsorship from the Ford World Rally Team at the end of this season, leaving a budget shortfall for the Cumbrian-based outfit in 2013
October 11th, 2012
Eurosport has put together a 12-round European Rally Championship calendar for the first year of it’s decade-long deal to promote the series.
May 2nd, 2012
Patrik Flodin has broken his collarbone and will not contest the Tour de Corse with the Petter Solberg Engineering team. The 27-year-old Swede had been expected to make his debut in a Ford Fiesta S2000 on the next round of the IRC, but he will be replaced for the French Island event.
February 25th, 2012
Andreas Mikkelsen made a perfect start to his Intercontinental Rally Challenge title defence by taking a comfortable Rally Azores victory. The Skoda UK driver led from the outset, and although factory Skoda man Juho Hanninen was right on his tail initially, Mikkelsen started stretching away even before a quick spin on Friday cost his rival some time.
February 20th, 2012
Andreas Mikkelsen says he does not feel any extra pressure to perform now he is coming into the Intercontinental Rally Challenge season as defending champion.
February 17th, 2012
Tio Ellinas will step up to GP3 this season with the Manor team.
January 20th, 2012
FIA president Jean Todt says the possibility of Eurosport becoming the World Rally Championship promoter will not lead to a merger between the series and the Eurosport-owned Intercontinental Rally Challenge. The prospect of greater collaboration or a full-scale merger between the WRC and IRC has been mooted for several years, and with Eurosport favourite to take on the WRC promoting role, there was speculation that an agreement between the championships would move closer
December 22nd, 2011
Kronos Racing will scale back its involvement in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge next year and instead focus on developing a new car for the 2013 season. The Belgian squad won the 2008 and ’09 drivers’ titles with Nicolas Vouilloz and Kris Meeke in Peugeot 207 S2000s and also guided Sebastien Loeb to the ’06 World Rally Championship crown in a Citroen Xsara WRC.
December 16th, 2011
Skoda will retain Juho Hanninen and Jan Kopecky in its factory team for the 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge. Both have driven for the team since it came into the IRC in 2009, with Hanninen taking the ’10 championship and Kopecky finishing second in the standings for all three years. Skoda will also continue to provide factory-specification equipment for reigning champion Andreas Mikkelsen, who drives under the Skoda UK banner.
November 24th, 2011
The Circuit of Ireland is one of four rallies that will make their debuts in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge next year. The championship unveiled its 2012 calendar on Thursday, with the Irish event joining those in San Marino, Romania and Bulgaria as new additions to the schedule, which will be expanded from 11 rounds to 13. With the blue riband Monte Carlo Rally being lost to the World Rally Championship and Rally Scotland also dropping off the calendar, a greater proportion of the series will take place in Eastern Europe
November 6th, 2011
Thierry Neuville took the early lead in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge’s non-championship Golden Stage season finale. The live televised event sees crews make two passes through a single mixed-surface 19 kilometre stage in Cyprus, with a 30,000 euro prize for the winner. Last year’s IRC champion and current S2000 World Rally champion Juho Hanninen held the early advantage on the splits on this morning’s opening run, but the Skoda man was outpaced by Neuville’s Kronos Peugeot on the final stretch – with the Belgian emerging fastest by 4.8 seconds.
November 5th, 2011
Skoda UK driver Andreas Mikkelsen clinched the 2011 Intercontinental Rally Challenge title with a commanding victory in the double points finale in Cyprus. Mikkelsen escaped a late scare when he picked up a rear puncture on the opening stage of the final loop – but with title rival Jan Kopecky getting a front puncture on the same rock and losing even more time, Mikkelsen’s lead was not in jeopardy. It could have been a different story had Nasser Al-Attiyah still held second place, but an engine issue on his Autotek Ford prevented the Dakar winner from leaving the midday service, taking any remaining pressure off the leader.
November 4th, 2011
Andreas Mikkelsen is now in prime position to claim the Intercontinental Rally Challenge title, having taken the lead in Cyprus as main rival Thierry Neuville retired from leg one. Neuville (Kronos Peugeot) had claimed the lead when Mikkelsen spun his Skoda UK Fabia on SS3 this morning. Both men knew that a victory would be enough to give them the championship
November 4th, 2011
Thierry Neuville leads the Intercontinental Rally Challenge title decider in Cyprus after Andreas Mikkelsen had a spin on SS3. Mikkelsen (Skoda UK) had extended his overnight lead by winning the opening Koilinia stage. But a spin on Salamiou then cost him 16.8 seconds to Neuville and gave the Kronos Peugeot driver an 8.8s advantage
November 3rd, 2011
Jan Kopecky’s preparations for the final round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge have been disrupted significantly as his regular co-driver Petr Stary has been ruled out of the event.
October 21st, 2011
Coverage of the six-way fight for this year’s Intercontinental Rally Challenge title will be shown live on Eurosport during next month’s Cyprus Rally. Viewers in 120 countries will be able to watch four live stages from the Limassol-based event as Jan Kopecky, Juho Hanninen, Thierry Neuville, Andreas Mikkelsen, Freddy Loix and Bryan Bouffier go head-to-head in a double points finale