Oct 16 2018 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on The Opel Rally Team takes it all
Kristensson Opel Adam R2 Rally Liepaja

Tom Kristensson wins the Rally Latvia in ADAM R2 and is Vice European Champion. Champion Mārtiņš Sesks completes the Opel double triumph at his home game. At the Rallye Liepāja, the season-finale of the European Junior Rally Championship, 27-year-old Swede Tom Kristensson and 19-year-old local hero Mārtiņš Sesks celebrated in the ADAC R2 Opel Rally of the ADAC Junior teams a sovereign double victory. After Sesks had previously clinched the fourth European title, Kristensson cemented the victory and the Vice …

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Oct 02 2018 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on EVO Corse on top of the Jordan Baja
Jordan Baja

Saudi Al-Dossari wins the first edition of the Middle-East rally raid driving a Nissan Navara with DakarCorse wheels. Saudi Arabian driver Essa Al-Dossari and Emirati navigator Ali Hassan Obaid were the winners of the inaugual Jordan Baja and cruised through the final day in the magnificent desert surroundings of Wadi Rum to secure victory with a margin of over 45 minutes. The ED Racing Nissan Navara driver won every desert selective stage after missing the victory in the super special, …

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Sep 04 2018 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on Overdrive Racing claims another podium in the World Cup
Baja Poland 2018 - Vasilyev

Russian veteran Vladimir Vasilyev finishes third overall at the Baja Poland, keeping the second position in the general standings. Russian driver Vladimir Vasilyev and navigator Konstantin Zhiltsov of Overdrive Racing earned a podium finish in Columna Medica Baja Poland, round nine of the 2018 FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies, and managed to keep their title hopes alive on Sunday. Vasilyev began the three-day Szczecin-based event trailing Poland’s Jakub Przygonski by 57 points in his G-Energy Toyota Hilux with DakarCorse …

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Aug 28 2018 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on The Opel Rallye Junior Team runs towards the European Title
Sesks Opel Adam R2 Barum Rally

The young Latvian Mārtiņš Sesks won the Barum Czech Rally Zlín, extending his leadership in the general standings of the FIA ERC Junior U27. The ADAC Opel Rallye Junior Team has taken an important step in the battle for the fourth consecutive title in the Rally Junior European Championship (FIA ERC Junior U27). Four weeks after his first victory in Rome, the 18-year-old Latvian Mārtiņš Sesks in the Opel ADAM R2 won also the Barum Czech Rally Zlín in the …

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Aug 21 2018 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on The Opel Adams were protagonists at the Rally Germany
ADAC Rallye Germany

At the race valid for the World Rally Championship, Swede Elias Lundberg celebrated his third seasonal victory in the ADAC Opel Rallye Cup. Elias Lundberg clinched the victory of the ADAC Rallye Deutschland, the German round of the FIA World Rally Championship. After the fourth place in the first race, the Swede gained an important victory in the second one under the eyes of the rally world elite and a total of 226,000 enthusiastic spectators, strengthening his leadership in the …

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Aug 07 2018 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on Maiden Victory For Toyota Gazoo Racing’s Henk Lategan in South Africa
Atlas Copco 400

At Atlas Copco 400, the young talent caught his first success ever in a cross-country rally. Former Dakar winner Giniel De Villers was forced to retire. The Atlas Copco 400, round 4 of the 2018 South African Cross-Country Series (SACCS) will be one that Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Henk Lategan and navigator Barry White won’t forget. The pair drove their Class FIA Toyota Hilux to a maiden overall victory, flying the flag for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA as teammates Giniel …

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Jul 24 2018 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on Vasilyev gets his first victory in Baja Aragón
Baja Aragon 2018

In Spain, the Russian makes a regular race to claim the first place on a Toyota Hilux Overdrive with DakarCorse rims. Vladimir Vasilyev and Konstantin Zhiltsov on Toyota Hilux won the 35th edition of Baja Aragón in front of Jakub Przygonski (Mini JCW Rally), and Martin Prokop (Ford Raptor. As a consequence, the Russian and the Czech duo switched places in the World Cup standings again, with Vasilyev climbing to second place and Prokop being third. It was an odd …

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Jul 17 2018 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on Plenty of Emotions at the Alpine Elf Europa Cup
Alpine Europa Cup - Dijon

The Alpine A110 cars with Sport 18 rims put on a spectacular show at Dijon with two races chalk-full of overtakes. Three weeks after the Nürburgring round, the 26 Alpine Elf Europa Cup drivers were back in action on the high-speed and undulating Dijon-Prenois circuit. During this National Holiday weekend, Pierre Sancinéna (CMR) took his fourth win of the season to add to his lead in the general classification before heading into the summer break, while Marc Guillot (Milan Compétition) …

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Jul 10 2018 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on Toyota Gazoo Racing SA won the Algoa Rally
Botterill Vacy-Lyle - Algoa Rally 2018

Botterill and Vacy-Lyle ran a perfect race in Port Elizabeth on the Toyota Etios R2N with SanremoCorse 15 wheels. It was a sensational victory for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Guy Botterill and co-driver Simon Vacy-Lyle, when they secured maximum points at the Algoa National Rally in Port Elizabeth , last weekend. The Class R2N Toyota Etios crew led the rally from the very first stage. The Toyota Gazoo Racing SA Etios with SanremoCorse 15 rims never missed a beat, and …

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Jul 02 2018 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on Another triumph for the Kia Picanto GT Cup
Kia Picanto GT Cup

The small car supplied with X3MA 15 wheels collect the victory in the RC5 category at Rally Castelo Branco.  After the great show of last weekend’s Racing Vila Real, the Kia Picanto GT Cup was protagonist once again on the streets of Portugal. Tiago Raposo Magalhães and Tiago Carvalho led the small Picanto GT to the first place in the RC5 class at Rally Castelo Branco, valid for the Portuguese Championship, while Nuno Madeira and Filipe Serra ended up second …

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