Nani Roma couldn’t have asked for a better debut at the Automóvel Club de Portugal event. The X-Raid driver took the win at this year’s Baja Portalegre, but it wasn’t as easy as it first seamed. Two punctures in the final kilometres of SS4 cost him almost two minutes.
PORTALEGRE (PORTUGAL): South Racing rounds off its campaign in the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies by entering five cars in Portugal’s Baja Portalegre 500 this weekend.
SZCZECIN (POLAND) – Sunday, September 2: Russian driver Vladimir Vasilyev and navigator Konstantin Zhiltsov 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.
VESZPRÉM (HUNGARY) – Monday, August 6: Russian driver Vladimir Vasilyev and Spaniard Xavier ‘Xevi’ Pons will represent Overdrive Racing in this weekend’s HunGarian Baja, round eight of the 2018 FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies.
The 35th edition of the Baja Aragón has been decided in the last special for both the bikes and the cars, and in both categories, the positions on the podium were separated only by seconds, that made the Sunday stage the most intense of the recent years.
TERUEL (SPAIN): Qatar’s Adel Abdulla followed up his fastest time on the opening super special stage to extend his lead in the T2 category after the first selective section of the Baja Aragón Teruel in the punishing heat of Spain on Saturday.
TERUEL (SPAIN) – Saturday, July 14: Overdrive Racing kick-starts a hectic two weeks of global motor sport activity when it fields five cars in Baja Aragón Teruel 2018, the seventh round of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies, next weekend.
PORDENONE (ITALY): Qatar’s Adel Abdulla and French navigator Jean-Michel Polato held second position in the T2 category for series production cross-country vehicles after the opening two special stages of the 25th Italian Baja on Saturday morning.
PORDENONE (ITALY): Qatar’s Adel Abdulla is in north-eastern Italy this weekend bidding to close the gap on the FIA T2 World Championship leader Ahmed Al-Shegawi at the Italian Baja, round six of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies.
AKTAU CITY (KAZAKHSTAN): Yazeed Al-Rajhi held his nerve to confirm an impressive victory in Rally Kazakhstan, round five of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies, in Aktau City on Saturday.
AKTAU CITY (KAZAKHSTAN): The fastest time on the penultimate 298.04km special stage by FIA World Cup leader Jakub Przygonski has set up the prospect of a nail-biting finale to Rally Kazakhstan.
AKTAU CITY (KAZAKHSTAN): A third fastest time in four days in Rally Kazakhstan enabled Saudi Arabia’s Yazeed Al-Rajhi to double his outright lead to over eight minutes as teams tackled a fourth selective section of 398.57km between Kenderly and Aktau City on Thursday.
KENDERLY (KAZAKHSTAN): Poland’s FIA World Cup leader Jakub Przygonski reduced MINI team-mate Yazeed Al-Rajhi’s overall lead in Rally Kazakhstan to four minutes with the fastest time on the third selective section through the western deserts on Wednesday.