Motorsport

Ott Tänak rejoins M-Sport Ford for 2023 season

07.12.22 NEWS ... Estonia's 2019 World Rally Champion Ott Tänak will drive for M-Sport Ford again next season. Tänak, who has spent the last two seasons racing for Hyundai, while be joined at M-Sport by co-driver Martin Järveoja.

FIA confirms Rally Estonia 2023 to take place next July in Tartu

28.11.22 NEWS ... World motorsport governing body the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile), has confirmed the calendar for next year's World Rally Championship (WRC). Round eight of the championship will be held in Tartu, Estonia in July.

Spanish media: Ott Tänak may drive for Monster-sponsored Ford team in 2023

19.11.22 MOTORSPORT ... Estonian rally driver Ott Tänak may drive for a privateer WRC team, using Ford Puma and sponsored by energy drinks firm Monster, according to a Spanish media report.

Ott Tänak confirms no WRC contract for 2023

08.11.22 NEWS ... World Rally Championship driver Ott Tänak has confirmed he has no contract ahead of the 2023 season. Tänak announced last month he would be leaving Hyundai, who he has driven for for three seasons, after this week's Rally Japan.

Rain Kooli: Former rally aces, not the Finnish media, critical of Ott Tänak

31.10.22 MOTORSPORT ... Following news that Estonia's star World Rally Championship driver Ott Tänak will not be returning to drive for Hyundai next season, speculation is rife as to where next for the 2019 drivers' champion, ERR's Finland correspondent Rain Kooli reports.

Martin Rump finishes debut ELMS season in sixth place

18.10.22 MOTORSPORT ... Estonian racing driver Martin Rump and his team, Absolute Racing, finished sixth in this year's European Le Mans series (ELMS), also placing sixth in the season-closing race in Portimao, Portugal.

Tänak teammate: Ott staying at Hyundai in 2023 depends on who manages team

15.10.22 MOTORSPORT ... Whether Ott Tänak stays with the Hyundai WRC team for 2023 is largely contingent on who will head up the team, Tänaks' teammate, Belgian Thierry Neuville, told rally portal Dirtfish.

Jüri Vips tests with David Letterman-owned Indycars team

13.10.22 MOTORSPORT ... Estonian Formula Two racing driver Jüri Vips was due to test with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Wednesday, taking the wheel in their Indycar Series car.

Tänak's Hyundai teammate fails to mention the Estonian as possible for 2023

10.10.22 MOTORSPORT ... Question marks still hang over the future of Estonian rally driver Ott Tänak with his current team, Hyundai, with a recent interview with teammate Thierry Neuville shedding little further light on the matter.

Paul Aron moves up to Formula 3 with Prema Racing

07.10.22 MOTORSPORT ... Racing driver Paul Aron will drive in the prestigious Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) Formula Three series next season.

Ott Tänak third in Rally New Zealand, Rovanperä crowned WRC 2022 champion

03.10.22 MOTORSPORT ... Ott Tänak finished third at Rally New Zealand Sunday, maintaining the position he had held going into the final day, but it was not enough to keep any slim title hopes alive for Hyundai after Finn Kalle Rovanperä won his maiden drivers' title for Toyota.

Tänak third going into final day of Rally New Zealand

01.10.22 NEWS ... Estonia's Ott Tänak (Hyundai) is in third place going into the final day of this year's Rally New Zealand. Finland's Kalle Rovenperä (Toyota), who also leads the way in the World Championship, is out in front, with Sebastien Ogier (Toyota) in second.

Tänak leads Rally New Zealand by 0.2 seconds going into Saturday

30.09.22 NEWS ... Estonia's Ott Tänak (Hyundai) leads Rally New Zealand after seven stages, 0.2 seconds ahead of Britain's Elfyn Evans (Toyota) in second place. France's Sebastien Ogier (Toyota) finished the day in third.

Ott Tänak first in Rally New Zealand opening speed test

29.09.22 MOTORSPORT ... Estonian driver Ott Tänak (Hyundai) came first in the initial speed test at Rally New Zealand, round eleven of the World Rally Championship's 2022 season.

Ott Tänak: I need to consider whether to continue with my WRC career

29.09.22 NEWS ... Estonian rally star Ott Tänak has hinted that this year's World Rally Championship season may be his last. The 2019 world champion is currently in second place in the drivers' table going into Rally New Zealand.

Tänak aims to make it as difficult as possible for Rovenperä in New Zealand

27.09.22 NEWS ... Top Estonian rally driver Ott Tänak, starts this weekend's Rally New Zealand with something of a blank slate, having last competed in the event a decade ago. In an interview with online gaming site Betsafe, Tänak who is currently second in the WRC table, said, he wants to make it as difficult as possible for leader Kalle Rovanperä to win the title.

Martin Rump takes Nürburgring 12 Hours victory

14.09.22 MOTORSPORT ... Estonian racing driver Martin Rump was on the winning team in the CUP3 category at the prestigious Nürbugring 12 Hours this weekend.

Tänak second at Acropolis Rally as Hyundai take all three podium places

12.09.22 NEWS ... Estonia's Ott Tänak finished second in round ten of this year's World Rally Championship (WRC) at the EKO Acropolis Rally in Greece. Belgium's Thierry Neuville (Hyundai) took first place, recording his first overall victory of the season.

Jüri Vips records first win of the season as Drugovich crowned F2 champion

12.09.22 NEWS ... Estonia's Jüri Vips (Hitech) recorded his first victory of the season in the sprint race during round 13 of the FIA Formula 2 World Championship in Monza, Italy. Despite being forced to retire from the race, Brazil's Felipe Drugovich (MP Motorsport) was crowned world champion, after nearest rival Theo Pourchaire (ART) of France failed to finish amongst the points.

Ott Tänak sixth after Acropolis Rally day two

08.09.22 MOTORSPORT ... Ott Tänak is in sixth place in the World Rally Championship Acropolis Rally in Greece, going into day three. Another Estonian driver, Robert Vires, is leading the Junior category.

First ever Estonia national MotoTrials team set to compete in Monza

07.09.22 SPORTS ... An Estonian team will compete in the MotoTrials Championships for the first time ever at the FIM Trial des Nations in Monza, Italy. Keity Meier, who is currently in fourth place in the women's Word TrialGP trial2, will team-up with 15-year-old Estonian C-class champion Karl Leis in a brand new mixed event, at the championships which are set to take place at the end of September.

Five-time European EMX Quad champion Kevin Saar aims to impress in the USA

06.09.22 SPORTS ... Kevin Saar, the 22-year-old Estonian, who became European champion for a fifth consecutive time at the EMX European Quad Championships in Kaplice, Czech Republic last weekend, now plans to test himself in the USA.

Estonia's Kevin Saar wins fifth EMX Quad European title in Czech Republic

05.09.22 NEWS ... Estonia's Kevin Saar has been crowned European champion for the fifth time at the EMX Quad Championships in Kaplice, Czech Republic.

Jüri Vips qualifies eighth in Zandvoort

03.09.22 MOTORSPORT ... Estonian Formula Two racing driver Jüri Vips qualified eighth for round 12 of the 2022 championship, held in Zandvoort, in the Netherlands,

Estonian team 16th after day three of Enduro

01.09.22 SPORTS ... The Estonian team are in 16th place after the third day of the FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) in France.

Tänak: Hyundai WRC needs new, permanent boss

22.08.22 MOTORSPORT ... Acting WRC Hyundai team boss Julien Moncet should not retain the role permanently, driver Ott Tänak says.

Ott Tänak wins Rally Belgium

22.08.22 MOTORSPORT ... Ott Tänak was victorious in Rally Belgium Sunday, with he and co-driver Martin Järveoja picking up their third win of the season, and second in-a-row, for Hyundai in Ypres/Ieper, in exciting style, just seconds ahead of Toyota.

Ott Tänak seventh in WRC Ypres Rally Belgium shakedown stage

19.08.22 MOTORSPORT ... Ott Tänak finished seventh in the preliminary speed test Thursday evening in Belgium, in round nine of the 2022 World Rally Championship series.

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