Press Releases

Volkswagen launches new tactical racing game for rally fans

Mar 27, 2013 13:44 GMT Volkswagen UK Volkswagen is offering rally fans the chance to race the Polo R WRC on their smart phones and tablets with the launch of “RALLY THE WORLD. THE GAME”. This is an innovative interpretation of classic racing games, and will be available in a free-of-charge mobile version for iOS and Android devices from today.

Victory in Mexico WRC: Volkswagen and Ogier in a class of their own

Mar 11, 2013 13:12 GMT Volkswagen UK Sixteen stage wins and a lead of three and a half minutes: Sébastien Ogier (F), at the wheel of the Volkswagen Polo R WRC, won the third round of the 2013 FIA WRC. Altitude, heat, hundreds of thousands of fans – alongside co-driver Julien Ingrassia (F), Ogier dominated the Rally Mexico from start to finish to claim his second win of the season, following the duo’s success at the Rally Sweden.

Mar 04, 2013 13:22 GMT Aston Martin Racing 2103 sees the launch of the new Aston Martin GT3 Cup, a three race series open to competitors in the Aston Martin Vantage GT3 and DBRS9.

Volkswagen claims maiden victory in World Rally Championship

Feb 11, 2013 13:01 GMT Volkswagen UK A milestone for Volkswagen: Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia (F/F) have won the Rally Sweden in the Polo R WRC. In doing so, Volkswagen has already far exceeded its own expectations of what is the team’s debut season in the FIA WRC. In only its second competitive outing, the 315-hp World Rally Car from Wolfsburg emerged triumphant on the Scandinavian ice and snow against strong opposition.

Volkswagen finishes WRC Monte Carlo Rally in second place

Jan 19, 2013 11:25 GMT Volkswagen UK Volkswagen made an impressive debut in the WRC. In one of the toughest Rally Monte Carlo in recent years, Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) took the Polo R WRC in its first competitive outing to second place. In difficult weather conditions Ogier/Ingrassa won two special stages on the classic through the French Maritime Alps.

Nov 30, 2012 11:58 GMT Elan PR Ltd JRM test highlights immediate potential of car for teams and driver looking for competitive and affordable GT3 car

TeXtreme® contributes to Formula 1 triumphs

Nov 26, 2012 14:22 GMT Oxeon AB TeXtreme® Spread Tow Reinforcements have been used by the most successful teams and drivers in this year’s Formula 1 season. Resulting in winning both the driver and team championship. The 2012 F1 series concluded with a dramatic race in Sao Paulo with Brazil’s Grand Prix November 25th.

Golf: The No.1 Excuse for Cheating Men playing around!

Sep 06, 2012 09:30 BST A new survey conducted by leading Extra-marital affairs website has found that playing golf is the number one hobby men use as an excuse to cover up a fling.

Young engineers using TeXtreme® thrive at Hockenheim

Aug 10, 2012 09:42 BST Oxeon AB The 2012 Formula Student Germany competitions at the Hockenheim race circuit took place 1-5 of August and resulted in double victories for TeXtreme® sponsored teams. Rennteam Stuttgart from University of Stuttgart won the overall in Formula Student Combustion and DUT Racing from Delft University won the overall in Formula Student Electric.

TeXtreme® sponsored team wins Formula Student

Jul 16, 2012 20:08 BST Oxeon AB The 2012 Formula Student UK competitions at the Silverstone race circuit took place 11-15 of July and resulted in a victory for the Chalmers Formula Student team from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.