Solbergs say hello and goodbye on Wales Rally GB

Solbergs say hello and goodbye on Wales Rally GB

Petter Solberg – Mr. Hollywood – the World Rally Championship’s most charismatic driver will end his professional career at Wales Rally GB driving Volkswagen Motorsport’s Polo GTI R5. The 2003 World Rally Champion is no stranger to Britain’s WRC counter, he’s started...

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Solberg beats Solberg up Norway’s most famous hill

Solberg beats Solberg up Norway’s most famous hill

Three-time FIA World Champion Petter Solberg settled a bet made over the breakfast table in Måselv today (Saturday). Last year his son Oliver set a new record for the Norges Råeste Bakkeløp, Norway’s most famous hillclimb. Petter said he could beat that time. Oliver...

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Petter takes his Farewell Tour home

Petter takes his Farewell Tour home

Fresh from thrilling hundreds of thousands of fans – with millions more watching around the world – at Goodwood’s Festival of Speed, Petter Solberg takes his Farewell Tour home for a record-breaking attempt at the Norges Råeste Bakkeløp hillclimb this week. Three-time...

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Petter feels the need…for the Festival of Speed

Petter feels the need…for the Festival of Speed

Petter Solberg will do his best to keep off the Duke of Richmond and Gordon’s front lawn next week. But he’s not making any promises. The first man ever to win two FIA World Championship titles is calling time* on his professional motorsport career with a Farewell...

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Perfect Petter takes another Swedish win

Perfect Petter takes another Swedish win

Four-wheel drive? Forced induction? Petter and Pernilla Solberg didn’t need either to deliver another inch-perfect win at Rally Sweden Historic, which finished in Torsby on Saturday afternoon. Driving their Pirelli-shod Viking Motorsport-built Ford Escort RS1800, the...

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Petter inducted to FIA Hall of Fame

Petter inducted to FIA Hall of Fame

Norwegian motorsport hero Petter Solberg was inducted into the FIA’s Hall of Fame in Paris tonight (Wednesday), with his name on the wall alongside 16 other World Rally Champions. In an evening of WRC celebration hosted by FIA president Jean Todt, Petter admitted he...

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PSRX Volkswagen Sweden pauses rallycross programme

PSRX Volkswagen Sweden pauses rallycross programme

Two years ago – and in record time – PSRX Volkswagen Sweden was formed. Since its inception, the Torsby-based team has redefined success in motorsport. Under the guidance of team principal Pernilla Solberg, Johan Kristoffersson and Petter Solberg have won 19 from 24...

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The perfect end to the perfect (and beautiful) year

The perfect end to the perfect (and beautiful) year

Between the car and the boys, there were seven world championship titles. And, when Johan Kristoffersson and Petter Solberg lifted Oliver Solberg into the air, the future was there as well. What a way to end the season. The perfect way to end the season. The facts:...

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