Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia have won the Rally Sweden at the wheel of the Polo R WRC helping Volkswagen claims its maiden victory in the team’s debut season in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC).
Renault is gearing up to display a production-ready concept of the DeZir, rumoured to be the next Renault Alpine model. The original Alpine A110 was an iconic car for Renault, winning the inaugural manufacturer World Rally Championship title in 1973.
Volkswagen has displayed the Polo R WRC Street edition at the 31st annual Worthersee gathering. The resort town of Worthersee hosts VW’s annual get together of performance and sporting Volkswagen cars.
The World Rally Championship’s trial of live internet streaming from Rallye de France Alsace earlier this month proved such a hit with fans and teams that it could pave the way for similar coverage of some or all of the WRC’s 13 rounds in 2012.