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Suninen joins M-Sport for WRC2 campaign

Finn Suninen, who was runner-up to fellow countryman Esapekka Lappi in WRC2 last season, will compete in at least five rallies in a Ford Fiesta R5, starting with next month’s Rally Sweden. M-Sport team boss Malcolm Wilson has long been a fan of Suninen’s, and the Cumbrian said he is delighted …

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All GT Academy line-up ready for Dubai 24 Hour challenge

Dubai, UAE — Four winning graduates from the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy programme will team up this weekend for Nissan’s assault on the Hankook 24H Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Successful gamer-to-racer winners Jann Mardenborough (2011), Ricardo Sanchez (2014), Romain Sarazin (2015) and this year’s international winner Johnny Guindi will …

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Despres: Time lost in Stage 7 is no disaster

Despres was right behind his two Peugeot squadmates after the rest day, but dropped to 14 minutes off Peterhansel in the La Paz – Uyuni test. The Frenchman has also slipped behind Toyota Overdrive’s Nani Roma. “Not so much happened,” said Despres, explaining the time loss. “We were in the …

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World of Outlaws star Donny Schatz talks Chili Bowl debut

After all, Schatz is the defending World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Cars champion. He’s won eight titles over the past decade —including the last three. The 39-year-old Minot, North Dakota, native ranks third on the all-time WoO win list behind legends Steve Kinser and Sammy Swindell. But this week, the …

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