News from Ole Christian Veiby.
Strong performance in the Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC
May 09, 2021
In only his second outing in a World Rally Car, Ole Christian Veiby showed good pace and strong performance on Italian asphalt at the Targa Florio Rally. After a flawless weekend he ended up being only 0,5 second p/km slower than Thierry Neuville.
Victory at Rali Terras D'Aboboreira
May 01, 2021
Competing in the Hyundai i20 R5 on demanding gravel stages in Portugal, Ole Christian Veiby and Jonas Andersson drove in to victory today.
5th and important power stage points at Arctic Rally Finland 2021
March 01, 2021
Under perfect winter conditions with snowbanks and beautiful weather, the city of Rovaniemi hosted the Arctic Rally Finland 26-28 February.
Veiby continues with Hyundai Motorsport for 2021
December 18, 2020
Ole Christian Veiby continues a successful partnership with Hyundai Motorsport in the WRC for 2021 and are looking forward to another exciting year behind the wheels of a Hyundai i20 R5. – I’m happy to continue with Hyundai and I’m looking forward to competing another season with the i20, says Ole Christian, who will have a new team-mate for the 2021 season as Oliver Solberg joins the squad.
Ole Christian Veiby fortsetter med Hyundai Motorsport i 2021 - Blir team-kollega med Oliver Solberg
December 18, 2020
Etter ett godt gjennomført år med Hyundai Motorsport har Ole Christian Veiby fått fornyet tilliten som fabrikks-sjåfør og skal kjøre nok ett år i Rally-VM med Hyundai Motorsport. – Dette er like stort som i fjor, og jeg gleder meg til nok ett år, sier Ole Christian Veiby, som for 2021 får Oliver Solberg inn i teamet.
World Rally Car debut at Rally Monza
December 06, 2020
First time in a world rally car, Rally Monza was set to be big task for Ole Christian Veiby, who normally drives an R5-car in the championship. On the final event of the season young Veiby and co-driver Jonas Andersson were given the opportunity, to compete with a Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC.
Ilddåp for Veiby i WRC-bil på Monza-banen
December 06, 2020
Det ble en utfordrende debut i WRC-bil under Rally Monza i helgen, hvor mye regn, snø og is gjorde løpet ekstremt krevende for Ole Christian Veiby. – Det å kjøre WRC-bil i helgens løp har vært spennende og moro, men aller mest krevende!
2nd for Veiby at Rally Italia Sardegna
October 12, 2020
Ole Christian Veiby completed Rally Italia Sardegna second of the WRC 2 entrants after a weekend of highs and lows for the Hyundai Motorsport crew. Together with co-driver Jonas Andersson, he battled through numerous punctures over the weekend to finish 28.8-seconds from the eventual winner in his Hyundai i20 R5. He finished the 16-stage event second in the WRC 2 category, equalling his best result of the season from Rally Sweden earlier in the year.
2 plass til Ole Christian Veiby på Sardinia
October 11, 2020
Etter en rally-helg hvor punkteringene nesten sto i kø, kjørte Kongsvinger-gutten allikevel i dag inn til 2. plass i VM-runden på den italienske middelhavsøya Sardinia. – Jeg er veldig fornøyd med å ta andre-plassen i dag, sier Ole Christian.
SS2 stage win as highlight from Rally Estonia
September 06, 2020
After the stage win on the opening stage on Saturday, Ole Christian Veiby and Jonas Andersson suffered a frustrating weekend with various issues on the opening day, and a crash on Sunday’s penultimate stage.
Podium at Rally Mexico
March 17, 2020
Third at Rally Mexico and second podium of the season. Veiby and Andersson finished third on Saturday evening, despite having struggled with brake-problems early in the rally. – I’m pleased we managed to take 3rd in the end and secure important points for the team. But very disappointed the braking-problems kept us out of the fight for victory, Ole said after the finish.
February 22, 2020
Ole Christian won Numedalsrally for the third time in a row today. Together with co-driver Jonas Andersson he led the rally from start to finish and finished nearly half a minute ahead of P2.
2nd in Rally Sweden
February 16, 2020
Ole Christian and co-driver Jonas Andersson secured their first podium of the season today, when they claimed second at Rally Sweden. The guys won 2 of the 9 stages over the weekend, also being the fastest R5-car through the same stages.
Highs and lows at Rallye Monte-Carlo
January 27, 2020
Ole Christian Veiby and co-driver Jonas Andersson showed impressive and consistent pace and was in an exciting battle for victory this weekend but retired on the final morning. – It’s was not the ending that we wanted, but at least we showed some good pace the rest of the rally, Ole Christian said after the finish.
Competing for Hyundai Motorsport in 2020
January 14, 2020
Ole Christian Veiby have signed a contract with Hyundai Motorsport and will compete in a Hyundai i20 R5 for at least 8 WRC-events in 2020.
Ole Christian Veiby finished 4th in Spain
October 28, 2019
The 23-year-old Norwegian finished Rally Spain in fourth place after a competitive performance over the weekend.
vlog from Wales Rally GB on YouTube
October 08, 2019
Go behind-the-scenes of my Wales Rally GB campaign with my vlog on YouTube.
Challenging Wales Rally GB
October 08, 2019
Ole Christian Veiby got off to a great start at Wales Rally GB, but unfortunately, he was forced to retire already Friday morning. He restarted again on Saturday morning, and continued his positive attack, to set top 3 times on nearly all the remining stages.
Rally Hedemarken victory and Norwegian Rally Champion
September 23, 2019
Ole Christian Veiby and codriver Jonas Andersson was fastest today with their Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 and won Rally Hedemarken, the final round in the Norwegian Championhip. With this victory Ole Christian also took home the Championship title.
Victory for Veiby on Norwegian asphalt
August 25, 2019
Impressive victory for Ole Christian Veiby and co-driver Jonas Andersson at Rally Grimstad today, their third in the Norwegian Championship this year. – Everything went smooth and perfect today, we had an awesome day in the Polo, Ole Christian said after the finish.
Disappointed Veiby after challenging Rally Italia Sardegna
June 16, 2019
After the fire-incident at Rally Portugal, Ole Christian Veiby had his eyes set on victory on the Mediterranean island. Unfortunately, the victory was hindered by car problems, but the young Norwegian still managed prove his talent in the car. – It didn’t quite turn out as we wanted, but at least we managed to show we can be both smart and fast when everything is working, Ole Christian says. He managed to be the fastest WRC2 car on 7 of the 19 stages.
Veiby vie for victory in Sardinia
June 11, 2019
It’s been a quick turnaround after the fire-incident at Rally Portugal, but both Ole Christian Veiby and his Polo are now ready for another WRC gravel event. – The car has been rebuilt completely and we are fully prepared as ever and ready for Rally Italia Sardegna, one of my favorite events actually.
Ole Christian Veiby and Jonas Andersson to do Ypres Rally 2019
June 10, 2019
As a one off, Ole Christian will do the iconic tarmac rally in Belgium in a Hyundai i20 R5. He competed there for the first time in 2018 and is thrilled that he is once again given the chance to be one of the contenders in Ypres.
Drama for Veiby in Portugal when his push for victory went up in flames
June 01, 2019
Ole Christian Veiby were holding a solid lead in the WRC2 class, when his car suddenly caught fire on a stage in Rally Portugal. – We noticed the smoke in the car, and when I saw flames in the mirror, we had no other option than to stop, Ole Christian explains.
Rally Portugal 2019 preview
May 29, 2019
From victory at the Rally Sørland in Norway, it’s time for the first proper WRC event on gravel for Ole Christian Veiby in the Volkswagen Polo GTI R5. – I’m very much looking forward to this, says the Norwegian.
Rally Sørland victory
May 05, 2019
Ole Christian Veiby with victory at Rally Sørland, after leading the event from start to finish. – Everything worked perfectly from the start, we took the lead early and controlled it to the finish-line!
Strong performance in Corsica by Veiby
April 01, 2019
The young Norwegian were holding a podium-position when he unfortunately had to retire on Sunday morning. – We gave it our best push to climb another step on the podium, we didn’t come here for third, Ole Christian said afterwards.
Rally Corsica – It’s time for asphalt action
March 27, 2019
Nearly 6 weeks after the victory in Sweden, it’s finally time for another WRC event for Ole Christian Veiby and his co-driver Jonas Andersson. This weekend they head to the beautiful Mediterranean island of Corsica, to compete on asphalt with the Volkswagen Polo GTI R5.
Strongest Rally Sweden WRC2 Victory to Veiby
February 17, 2019
After leading Rally Sweden almost from the start, Ole Christian and Jonas secured victory in the WRC2 category today. They were also the fastest R5 car of the weekend, nearly two minutes quicker than the winner in the WRC2pro class