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Yours in Rallying,

Evan Rothman (Editor) and Eva Kovkova (Photojournalist)

IRC: Mikkelsen aims for revenge in Azores

Intercontinental Rally Challenge champion Andreas Mikkelsen says he’s desperate to win SATA Rallye Acores next month after coming close to success on the event last season.

The SKODA UK Motorsport star was embroiled in a tight battle for victory with factory SKODA driver Juho Hanninen until he was instructed to hold position in second place in order to secure a one-two finish for the Czech manufacturer. Continue reading IRC: Mikkelsen aims for revenge in Azores

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IRC: Thrilling titanic test for Circuit of Ireland

A superspecial stage around the Harland and Wolff shipyard where the famous Titanic was built 100 years ago will form the centrepiece of the Donnelly Group Circuit of Ireland Rally, round three of this year’s all-action Intercontinental Rally Challenge. Continue reading IRC: Thrilling titanic test for Circuit of Ireland