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WRC lead extended as Ogier wins for VW in Rally Portugal

Apr 08, 2014 12:10 BST Volkswagen UK ► Third win of the 2014 WRC for Ogier/Ingrassia, fourth for Volkswagen ► Record achievement – longest winning run in WRC history for the Polo R WRC ► Volkswagen increases its lead in the Manufacturers’ Championship

Viva Mexico, viva Volkswagen! One-two for Ogier and Latvala on latest WRC challenge

Mar 10, 2014 09:39 GMT Volkswagen UK Faster and with greater stamina than Speedy Gonzales – Volkswagen enjoyed an outstanding double success at the Rally Mexico. In doing so, winners Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) and runners-up Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN) cheated the regulations and extreme conditions at the third round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC).

Nov 25, 2013 10:09 GMT Oxeon AB TeXtreme® Spread Tow carbon reinforcements have been used by the most successful teams and drivers in this year’s Formula 1 season. Once again resulting in winning both the driver and team championship. The 2013 F1 series concluded with the Brazil’s Grand Prix November 24th.

Rally GB preview from Volkswagen - test your rally trivia!

Nov 13, 2013 13:53 GMT Volkswagen UK This finale is one that Volkswagen will thoroughly enjoy: the Rally Great Britain in Wales. Despite having won all the competitions in this year’s FIA World Rally Championship (WRC)*, Volkswagen will not be taking its foot off the pedal as it lines up at the final round of the WRC Season from 14 to 17 November. *Subject to confirmation from the FIA.

Vive la France! Ogier wins title and rally; Volkswagen takes huge step forwards

Oct 07, 2013 13:20 BST Volkswagen UK The crowning of the new World Champions* at their home event, a magnificent thriller of a rally, and a big step for Volkswagen: the Rally France will go down as one of the greatest in the history of rallying.

Perfect performance: Volkswagen WRC driver Ogier wins in Australia

Sep 16, 2013 11:27 BST Volkswagen UK Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia won 19 Special Stages, bagged the maximum number of points and came within reach of the World Championship title. The two Frenchmen put in the performance of their lives and celebrated their sixth win this season in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC).

Aug 07, 2013 14:14 BST Oxeon AB The Formula Student Germany 2013 competitions took place at Hockenheim race circuit 30th of July to 4th of August. TeXtreme® supported DUT Racing from Delft University, the Netherlands, won the electric category with their electric driven car.

Jun 26, 2013 13:55 BST Elan PR Ltd French GT team steps up from GT Tour to contest BES with JR Motorsports driver Jody Fannin. Fifth Nissan GT-R Nismo to compete in the Blancpain Endurance Series.

Victory for Latvala and Volkswagen at WRC Acropolis Rally in Greece

Jun 04, 2013 10:06 BST Volkswagen UK Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN) won the Acropolis Rally in Greece in the Polo R WRC. Volkswagen’s fourth win this season in the sixth round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) marked the duo’s first triumph for Volkswagen. Two other points finishes gave the factory team from Wolfsburg further reason to celebrate.

May 30, 2013 12:07 BST Oxeon AB The FSAE Michigan 2013 competitions took place 8-11 of May at the Michigan International Speedway, USA. The race ended with a total victory for Rennteam Stuttgart with their car built using TeXtreme® Spread Tow carbon fabrics.