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About Chris Nixon

Chris Nixon is Media Manager for Kennards Hire Rally Australia.

WORLD RALLY STARS AND CARS STAGE DAZZLING SEASON PREVIEW BEFORE MONTE-CARLO OPENER

2019-01-13T18:02:09+00:00January 13, 2019|

THE stars and cars of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship have made a dazzling debut at Britain’s Autosport International show, less than two weeks before the season starts at the historic Rallye Monte-Carlo. Thousands of fans were at the Birmingham event on Saturday as manufacturer  teams representing Citroën, Hyundai, M-Sport Ford and Toyota introduced [...]

NUMBERS UP FOR WRC DRIVERS

2019-01-12T23:30:04+00:00January 12, 2019|

WORLD Rally Championship drivers have selected their own competition numbers for the first time, following an FIA rule change that aligns the WRC with Formula 1. Priority 1 drivers revealed their choices at the Autosport International Show, although number 1# was reserved for Citroën’s Sébastien Ogier as the defending champion. Other drivers will wear the [...]

HYUNDAI VOWS TO GO ONE BETTER IN ‘19

2019-01-12T14:57:14+00:00January 12, 2019|

HYUNDAI Motorsport has renewed its vows to win the FIA World Rally Championships for manufacturers and drivers, on the eve of the season’s official launch at Britain’s Autosport International show today. The team finished  runner-up in the manufacturers’ contest in 2018, for the third time in a row, having taken the title fight down to [...]

WRC SEASON READY TO LAUNCH AT AUTOSPORT SHOW TOMORROW

2019-01-11T16:53:46+00:00January 11, 2019|

THE 2019 FIA World Rally Championship will blast into public view for the first time when the new season’s stars and cars are officially launched at Britain’s Autosport International Show on Saturday. PHOTO: After their Birmingham debut in 2018, WRC crews and cars will return to the Autosport show for the 2019 launch on Saturday. [...]

M-SPORT FORD REVEALS 2019 FIESTA LIVERY

2019-01-10T23:33:05+00:00January 10, 2019|

THE official Ford Fiestas in this year’s FIA World Rally Championship will compete with a new bright-blue livery unveiled today by M-Sport Ford at the Autosport International show in Birmingham. The EcoBoost-powered Fiestas will be driven by Elfyn Evans and Teemu Suninen throughout the 14-round season, which ends at Kennards Hire Rally Australia on the [...]

LOEB TIGHT FOR TIME IN MONTE LEAD-UP

2019-01-09T22:53:41+00:00January 6, 2019|

THE WRC’s greatest driver, nine-time champion Sébastien Loeb, is undertaking an intense and unusual preparation for his debut with Hyundai Motorsport at Rallye Monte-Carlo in two weeks’ time. Hyundai’s star new recruit will attempt to win his seventh Monte when the 2019 championship opens on 24 January – but he may start behind the odds, [...]

HYUNDAI BOSS NANDAN OUT IN WRC PRE-SEASON SHAKE-UP

2019-01-03T14:24:00+00:00January 3, 2019|

HYUNDAI Motorsport has parted ways with team principal Michel Nandan and appointed a new director to lead its FIA World Rally Championship program. PHOTO: New Hyundai Motorsport director Andrea Adamo (Hyundai pic) Hyundai announced overnight its customer racing manager Andrea Adamo would become team director immediately, just three weeks before the 2019 season starts at [...]