Apr 26 2017 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on Al-Attiyah returns to victory at Qatar Cross-Country Rally

The reigning World Champion triumphs at home race, South African Leeroy Pouler claims an impressive third place at his debut in a Middle East rally raid. Overdrive Racing and Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah returned to winning ways to claim a hard-earned victory in the Qatar Cross-Country Rally, round four of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies, which finished at Losail on Saturday. After leading on day one, Al-Attiyah and Baumel hit technical trouble on the second of five stages and …

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Apr 26 2017 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on The Italian Rally Championship returns with the Targa Florio
Andrea Nucita with Ford Fiesta

In the Sicilian race, at its 101st edition, Andreucci has to defend the leadership from Campedelli and Scandola. The Italian Rally Championship goes to South Italy, with the Targa Florio International Rally of Sicily, scheduled from Thursday 20 to Saturday 22 April on the streets of Madonie, around the city of Palermo. The world’s oldest automotive race has come this year to its 101st edition and is also valid for the Italian Championship, the Regional Championship, the Italian Historical Auto …

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Mar 29 2017 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on Opel Rally Junior Team to challenge the volcano

This weekend the Azores Airlines Rally opens the FIA ERC Junior. After two consecutive European titles, Opel is once again among the favourites with a strong driving trio. The Opel Rallye Junior Team traveled to the Azores with high motivations. In the last two years, despite winning the European Junior Championship title at the end of the season, the team missed the win at the Azores Airlines Rally. This time, the Opel factory drivers Chris Ingram (22, England), Jari Huttunen …

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Mar 15 2017 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on Toyota South Africa ready for a successful new season

The Gazoo Racing Team will take part in the South African National Championship as well as in two rounds of  the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies. Having won both the South African Cross Country Championship and the South African National Rally Championship in 2016, Toyota Gazoo Racing SA is preparing their attack for the 2017 motorsport season. This year, the team will again be represented in both championships, and will also be competing on an international level. Last year’s …

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Mar 09 2017 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on Overdrive Racing lines up an impressive quartet at the Dubai Baja

This weekend four Toyota Hilux Overdrive will take parte into the second round of the 2017 FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies. The first of three Middle Eastern events in the gruelling off-road calendar has attracted many of Overdrive Racing’s leading rivals and the Belgian team’s hopes of winning the new event rest on the shoulders of Qatar’s defending series champion, Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah, recent Baja Russia winner Aron Domzala, Dutchman Erik Van Loon and Frenchman Ronan Chabot. Overdrive Racing …

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Feb 22 2017 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on The Baja Russia opens the Cross-Country World Cup 2017

On Karelian snow, 34 crews will battle for the victory of the first seasonal event. The Baja Russia – Northern Forest 2017, the first round of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies and Russian Cross-Country Championship, starts this weekend in Karelia, in the north west of Russia. The entry list includes 34 crews from 13 countries: in addition to the Russian sportsmen, racers from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Finland, Tunisia, Poland, Lithuania, Qatar, France, Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Latvia …

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Feb 09 2017 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on Opel aiming for hat-trick with three works ADAM R2 cars in ERC Junior

Chris Ingram, Jari Huttunen and Tamara Molinaro up against Europe’s top talents With a strong trio, the Opel Rallye Junior Team is aiming for a hat-trick in the 2017 season – the third consecutive title victory in the FIA ERC Junior. Following in the footsteps of ERC Junior champions Emil Bergkvist (2015) and Marijan Griebel (2016), three young rally talents with different motorsport backgrounds and their works Opel ADAM R2 are taking on the continent’s best young rally drivers this …

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Feb 01 2017 Pierluigi Barra Races and competitions Comments Off on Al-Attiyah to take part in the Qatar International Rally

The Cross Country Rally World Champion is the main favourite in the home event that opens the FIA Middle East Rally Championship. Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah is the firm favourite to win the 2017 Qatar International Rally, the opening round of the FIA Middle East Rally Championship being organised by the Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF), on February 3-4. The local star – cross country rally World Champion – continues to set the benchmark for regional cross-country and special stage …

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Jan 19 2017 Pierluigi Barra Products, Races and competitions Comments Off on EVO Corse wins the “suppliers contest” at the Dakar 2017

The DakarCorse alloy rims were once again the most used in the South American rally raid, which just finished The new year started well for EVO Corse: once again the DakarCorse wheel was the most used by the teams participating in the Dakar Rally 2017. The off-road rim manufactured by the Italian company was mounted in 28 cars out of 77, which means more than 36% of the participants. This fact confirms the positive trend in recent years, whereas the …

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Jan 04 2017 Pierluigi Barra Events Comments Off on EVO Corse at the Autosport Engineering Show 2017
Autosport International

The Italian wheel producer company will exhibit at the international racing trade show, held in Birmingham on 12th and 13th January. For the third year in a row EVO Corse will be present at the Autosport Engineering Show, Europe’s biggest and most influential motorsport technology trade show, which will be bringing the industry together to showcase the latest cutting-edge machinery and components on 12th – 13th January 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham.  At stand E1065 EVO Corse will display …

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