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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).

TeXtreme® supported team DUT Racing wins Formula Student Germany Electric Category

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.

TeXtreme® sponsored team wins FSAE Michigan 2013

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.

Audi drivers overtake BMW as the most adulterous car owners

May 29, 2013 09:10 BST It appears that BMW owners have lost the title of most adulterous drivers to Audi owners, the UK's leading married dating site can reveal. In a follow up to last years poll, BMW drivers have slipped into second place. Meaning BMW owners have either switched to a new car manufacturer or have bucked up their ideas and been more faithful in the past 12 months.

Two podium finishes for Volkswagen in Rally Argentina

May 07, 2013 10:38 BST Volkswagen UK Volkswagen has celebrated another successful weekend in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), extended its lead its lead in the drivers’ and co-drivers’ championship, and retained its position as the number one manufacturer.

Rally Portugal: third win of the season for Volkswagen's Ogier

Apr 15, 2013 11:14 BST Volkswagen UK Triumph on the Algarve, two Volkswagen drivers on the podium. The fine team performance at the fourth round of this season’s World Rally Championship sees Volkswagen move to the top of the Manufacturers’ Championship. Ogier also extended his lead in the Drivers’ Championship.

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.