With Ford pulling out of World Rallycross, that leaves one big question up in the air: are they going to put that money somewhere else? To me, there’s only one answer: Ford needs to make M-Sport its World Rally Championship works team before they lose the WRC’s second most successful driver ever: Sébstien Ogier.
It’s the ultimate Volkswagen teammate grudge match: mano a mano, car versus car. Ex-teammates Sébastien Ogier and Jari-Matti Latvala battled it out side by side on the first super special stage of Rally Portugal.
Sébastien Ogier, who is made of winning instead of flesh and bone like the rest of us, won the first round of the 2017 World Rally Championship at Rallye Monte-Carlo this weekend in the Ford Fiesta WRC. I doubt that will be the last time this happens.
Is the offseason over yet? We need to see Sébastien Ogier’s new Ford Fiesta World Rally Championship car filthy and covered in dirt.
Sébastien Ogier, winner of the past four World Rally Championship drivers’ titles in an unbeatable Volkswagen, will now drive the most beastly Ford Fiesta of them all for M-Sport, the team announced today. Rally’s version of Chuck Norris will be teamed with duck fan and 2016 WRC Driver of the Year Ott Tänak.
It sounded like Volkswagen’s ultra-dominant World Rally Championship team would be able to end their final season in the sport on a high note because, well, they usually win. While most of their wins are thanks to rally whiz Sébastien Ogier, today at Rally Australia, it was Andreas Mikkelsen’s turn.
Sébastien Ogier unsurprisingly won his fourth-consecutive FIA World Rally Championship title in Spain, winning the race in the process and bringing his victory total up to five this season. He won the title with two rallies remaining, which isn’t surprising—guys named Sébastien are really good at this rallying thing.
Northern Irish Citroën Racing World Rally Championship driver Kris Meeke just crushed Rally Finland with the fastest ever win there. So, imagine his annoyance when Volkswagen team principal/whiner-in-chief Jost Capito says that Meeke can’t be happy with that win. Dude, what?
The cow seemed largely nonplussed.
After winning a third-consecutive series championship in September, Sébastien Ogier closed out the FIA World Rally Championship season with a third-straight win at Wales Rally Great Britain and his eighth of the season by 26 seconds over second place. But his teammate didn’t have nearly as good of a day.
For the past twelve years, a Frenchman named Sébastien has been World Rally Drivers’ Champion in the World Rally Championship. Today, it was Volkswagen’s Sébastien Ogier who won Rally Australia to get his third drivers’ championship.
Following up on his winning performances in previous years, Volkswagen's Sebastien Ogier has prevailed in the Rallye Monte Carlo, the 2015 WRC season opener. It is a strong starting point to defend his crown as the WRC Driver's champion.
VW's top rally driver Sébastien Ogier is the reigning double world champion, so he's the first driver on the road at today's Rallye Monte Carlo. Here's the sneaky trick that lets him pull.
The Monte Carlo Rally is coming up. That means pre-season testing. And that means unbelievably spectacular driving.
All-wheel drive is all about maximizing traction with complicated differentials, not to mention modern electronic systems. So what happens when you power oversteer all four wheels?
In case you need extra proof that rally drivers have some of the biggest balls in motor racing, check out the highlights from the World Rally Championship's Rally Spain. Even the 0 car that sweeps the course before the drivers are released was having fun.
Here's Sebastien Ogier's record-breaking 41 meter jump at this year's Rally Sweden, stabilized into a single moving panorama. Here's how it was made.
I've seen all kinds of jumps from drunk, wannabe Duke Boys morons, but I've got to show respect for Sebastien Ogier jumping over 134 feet in competition during this year's Rally Sweden.
Congratulations to Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia on winning the 2013 World Rally Championship! Now, let's see their tool for the job, the Polo R WRC. It's quite a machine.