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About Chris Nixon

Chris Nixon is Media Manager for Kennards Hire Rally Australia.

HYUNDAI BOSS ‘AMAZED’ BY LOEB

2019-05-17T17:16:13+00:00May 17, 2019|

HYUNDAI Motorsport team director Andrea Adamo says he has been “amazed” by Sébastien Loeb’s contribution to the team since he joined the Korean manufacturer at the start of the current WRC season. PHOTO: Sébastien Loeb (left) has impressed Hyundai boss Andrea Adamo with his work ethic since joining the team this season (Hyundai pic)   [...]

RALLY AUSTRALIA ROUTE RETURNS TO NAMBUCCA STAGES IN 2019

2019-05-17T11:48:37+00:00May 17, 2019|

KENNARDS Hire Rally Australia will return to some favourite roads in the Nambucca Shire for its 2019 finale of the FIA World Rally Championship. PHOTO: Kennards Hire Rally Australia winner Jari-Matti Latvala will be among the WRC stars tackling the "new" southern stages in 2019 (Jeremy Rogers pic).   The event’s senior sporting officials have [...]

TÄNAK BACK IN WORLD RALLY FIGHT AFTER CHILE VICTORY

2019-05-13T10:34:30+00:00May 13, 2019|

OTT Tänak reignited his FIA World Rally Championship title bid with victory at the inaugural Copec Rally Chile on Sunday. The Estonian led from the second of the 16 special stages on Friday morning in a Toyota Yaris. He measured his pace on wet, slippery and foggy forest tracks to claim his second win of [...]

TÄNAK ON COURSE FOR CHILE WIN; NEUVILLE, GILSOUL ESCAPE HUGE CRASH

2019-05-12T10:09:43+00:00May 12, 2019|

OTT Tänak stayed on course for his second FIA World Rally Championship victory of the season after extending his lead at Copec Rally Chile on Saturday. PHOTO: Sébastien Loeb his Hyundai was the fastest driver on Saturday at Copec Rally Chile (Jaanus Ree/WRC Media pic)   With one leg remaining, the Estonian led Sébastien Ogier [...]

TÄNAK ON TOP IN INAUGURAL RALLY CHILE

2019-05-11T11:02:26+00:00May 11, 2019|

OTT Tänak shrugged aside an early error to hold a comfortable lead at the end of a fascinating opening leg of Copec Rally Chile on Friday. The Toyota Yaris driver won three of the six special stages on slippery forest roads south of Concepción to head Sébastien Ogier by 22.4sec. Tänak’s teammate Jari-Matti Latvala was [...]

RALLY CHILE KICKS OFF NETWORK 10’s NEW WRC COVERAGE

2019-05-10T16:17:57+00:00May 10, 2019|

THE FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) returns to television screens when Network 10 starts a new schedule of regular highlights with coverage of this weekend’s sixth round from Chile. PHOTO: Hyundai's Andreas Mikkelsen will be one of the star drivers featuring on Network 10's new WRC highlights coverage from 18 May (Jaanus Ree/WRC Media pic) [...]

MIKKELSEN TOPS CHILE WARM-UP

2019-05-10T12:08:07+00:00May 10, 2019|

ANDREAS Mikkelsen continued his recent good form by winning Shakedown at Copec Rally Chile. PHOTO: Andreas Mikkelsen powers his Hyundai to Shakedown win in Chile (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Media) The Norwegian, who claimed a morale-boosting second in Argentina two weeks ago after a lean start to the season, was fastest through Thursday afternoon’s 6.45km test [...]

NEUVILLE BOOSTS TITLE QUEST IN ARGENTINA WITH SECOND-STRAIGHT WRC WIN

2019-04-29T12:52:45+00:00April 29, 2019|

HYUNDAI’S Thierry Neuville boosted his quest for a maiden drivers’ title with a second-straight win in the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship at Xion Rally Argentina on Sunday. PHOTO: Two in a row! Thierry Neuville celebrates his victory on Xion Rally Argentina (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull pic) Neuville, who moved into the series lead with victory [...]

NEUVILLE HEADS FOR ARGENTINA WIN

2019-04-28T09:55:03+00:00April 28, 2019|

THIERRY Neuville holds a comfortable lead heading for the final leg of Xion Rally Argentina after a troubled day for closest rivals Ott Tänak and Sébastien Ogier. PHOTO: Ott Tänak's challenge was stopped by a failed alternator (Jaanus Ree/WRC Media pic) The Belgian ended the longest leg of this fifth round of the FIA World [...]

NEUVILLE LEADS AFTER DRAMATIC DAY IN ARGENTINA

2019-04-27T10:16:18+00:00April 27, 2019|

THIERRY Neuville seized a last-minute lead in a captivating opening leg of Xion Rally Argentina on Friday. PHOTO: Hyundai flies high in Argentina (Hyundai pic) The FIA World Rally Championship leader snatched the initiative from Ott Tänak when a broken driveshaft on the Estonian’s Toyota Yaris sent him into a time-consuming spin near the finish [...]