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Monument stage opens to WRGB spectators

The organisers of Wales Rally GB have announced that the concluding stage of the 13th and final round of the 2011 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) calendar – the Monument Power Stage – will be open to spectators for the first time this year. The Monument stage will be used twice on Sunday 13th November 2011, and it is possible the second running of the stage will play host to the deciding thriller of the whole rally and possibly the entire Championship.

The Power Stage is a new concept in the WRC this season and awards bonus points to the fastest three drivers. To mark this landmark occasion – and after listening to fans’ requests following last year’s successful launch of Monument’s mixed-surface course – organisers have opened up this year’s 4.36km stage exclusively to World Rally Pass (WRP) holders to witness the action up close. Continue reading Monument stage opens to WRGB spectators

Villagra shined in the south as his rivals faded away

In the new era that began with the new Maxi Rally cars, Federico Villagra remains as unbeatable as always. After he won whatever he aimed for at the wheel of a Mitsubishi -with different evolutions- the eight-time Champion is now enjoying a new affair with the Ford Fiesta MR.

Villagra claimed his fourth consecutive victory this weekend after obtaining another stunning win in the Rally Vuelta de la Manzana, the most traditional round of the calendar, an event he has already won in six occasions before. Continue reading Villagra shined in the south as his rivals faded away