Jul 25 2017 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on Nasser Al-Attiyah dominated the Baja Spain

The Qatari of Overdrive Racing clinched the victory with a fantastic comeback strengthening the leadership in the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies. Overdrive Racing’s Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah and Matthieu Baumel delivered a sensational final stage to seal a dramatic victory in Spain’s Baja Aragon, round seven of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies, in Teruel last weekend. Trailing overnight leader Mikko Hirvonen at the start of the stage by 11 seconds, Al-Attiyah threw caution to the wind …

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Jul 19 2017 Pierluigi Barra Products Comments Off on New look for the EVO Corse t-shirts
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The first articles of the new official apparel are now available. EVO Corse spices up the wardrobe and for summer 2017 inaugurates the new line of official clothing. The first available articles are the t-shirts, realized with three different designs that highlight the main features of the alloy wheel brand. The “#lifeisawheel” t-shirt depicts on the chest the silhouette of the SanremoCorse wheel style, with the unmistakable design with paired spokes, typical of every EVO Corse rim model. On the …

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Jul 06 2017 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on The Silk Way Rally ready to start the engine

The demanding rally raid from Russia to China gathers the best drivers of the world for two weeks of extreme off road. The most awaited and spectacular off road challenge of summer is ready to begin: from 7 to 22 July the Silk Way Rally will take place, starting from Russia and crossing Asia through the ancient Silk Way before arriving to the Chinese city of Xi’An. The event, arrived to its 7th edition, presents a new route and is …

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Jun 22 2017 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on The ADAC Opel Rallye Cup comes to halfway mark
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At Rallye Stemweder Berg Cup leader Tom Kristensson has to defend the top position from his pursuers. With the comeback of Jacob Lund Madsen at the ADAC Rallye Stemweder Berg on 23 and 24 June the title fight in the ADAC Opel Rallye Cup 2017 regains a protagonist. After the opening victory at the ADAC Hessen Rallye Vogelsberg in April, the 22-year-old Dane had to miss the following two cup races due to injuries. After a successful convalescence and the …

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Jun 15 2017 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on Record of participants at the Italian Baja

The 6th seasonal round of the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies is ready to welcome drivers from 21 different countries and 4 continents. Everything’s ready for the 24th edition of the Italian Baja, the sixth seasonal round of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies, which takes place around the city of Pordenone – in North-East Italy – from 15 to 18 June. The Italian Baja this year marks a record, as the entry list includes 74 crews …

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Jun 01 2017 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on The European Rally Championship lands on the Greek gravel
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At SEAJET Acropolis Rally current leader Bruno Magalhães will have to face strong international driver to keep the top position of the championship.  The FIA European Rally Championship comes back to action with the SEAJETS Acropolis Rally in Greece, from 2 to 4 June. The third seasonal round, first run in 1952, is valid for the FIA ERC for the fourth consecutive year, after it had been part of the WRC calendar for the previous 40 years, featuring important winners …

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May 23 2017 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on The new Opel Corsa R5 unveiled
Holzer Opel Corsa R5 Concept

At WRC Rally Portugal Holzer Motorsport has presented the concept of the R5 Opel car developed to compete in the WRC2. Last weekend, at WRC Rally Portugal, Holzer Motorsport has presented the concept of the new Opel Corsa R5, a racing car developed according to the technical regulations of the WRC2 and the other R5 series worldwide. The German company aims to be part of the competitions very soon, as managing director Günther Holzer explained: “We believe the R5 category …

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May 18 2017 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on Al Attiyah leads star cast for Kazakhstan challenge

The Qatari is the main favourite of the first edition of the Rally Raid in the Asian country, fifth round of the World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies. The organisers at the Automotorsport Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan have announced a quality field of 25 of the world’s leading drivers for the Central Asian country’s inaugural round of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies on May 20-27. Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah, the two-time winner of the Dakar Rally and …

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May 04 2017 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on The FIA ERC moves to Canary Islands
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Rally Islas Canarias, second round of the continental championship, is the first seasonal asphalt rally and counts 125 crews on the entry list. The FIA ERC lands in Gran Canaria. From 4 to 6 May 125 crews from all over the continent are expected to battle on the abrasive surface roads of the Spanish Island for the second round of the European Championship. 27 R5 cars, 24 R2 cars, 7 R3 and the first FIA RGT ever: these are the …

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Apr 28 2017 Pierluigi Barra Events, Products Comments Off on EVO Corse on the new MINI JCW Petrolhead Edition

The SanremoCorse “Group A” will be installed on the new Limited Edition car manufactured by BMW Italy. MINI and EVO Corse: a racing cooperation. The brand owned by BMW has chosen the SanremoCorse “Group A” model as OEM alloy wheels of the new MINI John Cooper Works Petrolhead Edition, the limited edition car produced to celebrate the 6th edition of the MINI Challenge Trophy and to enhance the sporty personality and the authentic heritage of MINI. The MINI John Cooper …

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