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On this day 15 years ago, Richard Burns sadly passed away due to cancer, exactly four years after claiming the 2001 World Rally crown. In an article originally published in Autosport magazine on 1 December 2005, David Evans recounts his incredible career along with tributes from those who knew him best…
The M-Sport WRC team is targeting a return to rally wins this year, boosted by the “biggest change” made to its engine since the current regulations began in 2017.
Hyundai Motorsport could field a second team in the WRC next season, in a bid to keep Craig Breen and Andreas Mikkelsen in its squad.
Sebastien Ogier says he has no interest in speculating about the breakdown of Ott Tanak's relationship with Tommi Makinen's team.
Kris Meeke could be close to announcing his retirement from rallying's top level after losing his Toyota WRC drive, speculation suggests.
Citroen's C3 WRC will be available to buyers and the car could yet compete in the 2020 World Rally Championship, even though the manufacturer has withdrawn its works team.
Rally Chile’s place on the 2020 World Rally Championship calendar is under threat following recent social unrest in the country, Motorsport.com understands.
Sebastien Ogier is set to make his third new start in four years at the 2020 Monte Carlo Rally, following the confirmation of his deal to join Toyota. But with the six-time champion's retirement coming fast, he won't hold back from calling out mistakes
Toyota president Akio Toyoda has thanked departing driver Jari-Matti Latvala for convincing him to return to the World Rally Championship five years ago.
Toyota has revealed an all-new driver line-up for next year's World Rally Championship, with Sebastien Ogier, Elfyn Evans and Kalle Rovanpera signed to drive its factory Yaris WRCs next season.
Citroen has confirmed it will depart the WRC with immediate effect, stating Sebastien Ogier’s decision to move to Toyota left it with no alternative.
Amid doubts over Citroen's immediate WRC future, the manufacturer's parent company has confirmed to Motorsport.com that it will certainly not continue in the series beyond 2021.
Elfyn Evans will be announced as a Toyota World Rally Championship driver as early as the end of next week, and could be joined by Sebastien Ogier in the marque's 2020 line-up.
Rally Australia has been cancelled following concerns about the rapidly spreading fires closing in on the event’s Coffs Harbour base.
With Coffs Harbour sitting right in the path of intensifying bushfires there’s increasing anger in the WRC service park that Rally Australia hasn’t been cancelled.
Rally Australia organisers have revealed a heavily revised schedule as a proposal to keep this week's World Rally Championship finale running.
Rally Australia officials are becoming increasingly concerned by the onset of bush fires in New South Wales.
All signs pointed to new World Rally champion Ott Tanak enjoying a long alliance with powerhouse team Toyota, but a late U-turn now has him at Hyundai for 2020. This is the story of how Tanak and Toyota ended up divorcing just at their greatest moment.
World Rally Championship leader Ott Tanak has signed for Hyundai and will drive alongside his current title rival Thierry Neuville in the 2020 season.
Citroen will not use the radical World Rally Championship aero upgrades it recently tested on this week's Rally of Spain.
Hyundai team boss Andrea Adamo says he is taking a "big picture" view of whether to keep Craig Breen for the 2020 World Rally Championship season.
Kris Meeke is edging ahead of Jari-Matti Latvala in the race to stay at Toyota for the 2020 World Rally Championship due to his greater consistency.
The FIA is stepping up its efforts to simplify the World Rally Championship's class structure into a five-tier ladder of progression.
Japan, Kenya and New Zealand all return to the World Rally Championship calendar in 2020, with Australia, Corsica and Spain all dropped from the schedule.
Rally Turkey winner Sebastien Ogier has urged his Citroen team to push for further developments and not be distracted by its first WRC one-two in four years.
Hayden Paddon’s team is developing a world-leading all-electric Hyundai Kona EV rally car.
Hayden Paddon is working on a deal to land another drive with M-Sport before the end of the 2019 WRC season, after a testing crash ruled him out last weekend's Rally Finland.
Tommi Makinen blasted Kris Meeke and Jari-Matti Latvala for 'forgetting everything' and attempting to fight Ott Tanak on Rally Finland before making errors. Toyota must now react and put all its resources behind Tanak, or risk missing out on the title.
Toyota team principal Tommi Makinen has criticised Kris Meeke and Jari-Matti Latvala for ‘forgetting the plan’ for this week’s Rally Finland.
Hayden Paddon has admitted he was powerless to stop the testing crash which ruined his hopes of a WRC return in Finland.