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Chris Nixon is Media Manager for Kennards Hire Rally Australia.

COOL NEUVILLE NETS SNOWY SWEDEN VICTORY TO CLAIM WRC LEAD FROM OGIER

2018-02-19T08:13:44+00:00 February 19, 2018|

ICE-cool Thierry Neuville kept calm in the heat of a furious fight to win Rally Sweden for Hyundai on Sunday and take the lead in the FIA World Rally Championship. PHOTO: Thierry Neuville's hyundai i20 Coupe leaps out of the snow on the way to victory in Rally Sweden yesterday (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull pic) The [...]

ATKO BACK IN A SUBARU RALLY CAR FOR USA SERIES

2018-02-18T11:16:36+00:00 February 18, 2018|

AUSTRALIA’S former World Rally star Chris Atkinson will re-unite with Subaru for a limited programme in the American Rally Association (ARA) National Championship this season. The Gold Coaster, already a member of the Subaru Red Bull Global Rallycross team, will drive a Subaru Rally Team USA Impreza WRX STI on the ARA opening round, the [...]

NEUVILLE POISED FOR SWEDEN WIN; BREEN CLIMBS TO 2ND

2018-02-18T10:51:37+00:00 February 18, 2018|

THIERRY Neuville broke clear of the chasing pack on Saturday to move within touching distance of becoming only the third non-Nordic driver to win Rally Sweden. PHOTO: Craig Breen launches his Citroën C3 across the famous Colin's Crest on the Vargåsen stage of Rally Sweden. Teammate Mads Østberg claimed this year's flight record at 42 [...]

NEUVILLE HEADS HYUNDAI 1-2-3 IN SWEDEN; OGIER 12TH

2018-02-17T11:54:14+00:00 February 17, 2018|

THIERRY Neuville headed a clean sweep of the top three places for Hyundai at Rally Sweden following Friday's first full day. PHOTO: Neuville flies through the snowy stages on Friday’s leg of Rally Sweden (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull pic) The Belgian fended off Andreas Mikkelsen by 4.9sec after a tough day on snow and ice-covered roads [...]

TÄNAK-LATVALA TAKE EARLY 1-2 IN SWEDEN

2018-02-16T11:49:49+00:00 February 16, 2018|

TOYOTA dominated the opening of Rally Sweden as Ott Tänak edged teammate Jari-Matti Latvala on the opening speed test at Karlstad trotting track. PHOTO: Ott Tänak powers through the snow to the lead on the opening stage of Rally Sweden (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull pic) Sweeping bends, a spectacular jump and a great atmosphere are the [...]

OGIER PREDICTS FASTEST RALLY SWEDEN IN IDEAL SNOW

2018-02-15T19:43:16+00:00 February 15, 2018|

WORLD Champion Sébastien Ogier is expecting Rally Sweden, starting overnight, to be one of the fastest yet after a cold Scandinavian winter created ideal conditions. PHOTO: Rally Sweden 2017 winner Jari-Matti Latvala will lead a strong Toyota attack on this year’s event (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull pic) A three-time winner in Sweden, Ogier is coming into [...]

PRIVATEER SERDERIDIS BOOKS LATEST FIESTA WR CAR FOR RALLY AUSTRALIA

2018-02-03T14:43:09+00:00 February 3, 2018|

GREEK privateer Jourdan Serderidis will return to Kennards Hire Rally Australia in the latest Ford Fiesta World Rally Car in November to chase his first points for the FIA World Rally Championship drivers’ title. Serderidis announced he would enter a Fiesta run by champion manufacturer M-Sport for the 15-18 November WRC season final on the [...]

OGIER: “ONCE AGAIN IT WAS A HUGE CHALLENGE” (Monte-Carlo press conference transcript)

2018-01-29T12:56:20+00:00 January 29, 2018|

TRANSCRIPT of the post-event press conference organised by the FIA at Rallye Monte-Carlo - Present: 1st - Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia, M-Sport Ford World Rally Team 2nd - Ott Tänak/Martin Järveoja, Toyota GAZOO Racing WRT 3rd - Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila, Toyota GAZOO Racing WRT Malcolm Wilson, Team Principal, M-Sport Ford World Rally Team Q: Seb, another [...]

OGIER OPENS 2018 WORLD RALLY SEASON WITH FIFTH-STRAIGHT MONTE-CARLO WIN

2018-01-29T11:07:31+00:00 January 29, 2018|

SÉBASTIEN Ogier has made a perfect start to his FIA World Rally Championship defence, mastering treacherous alpine winter conditions for an all-the-way victory in the season-opening Rallye Monte-Carlo last night. PHOTO: Sébastien led from the start in treacherous winter conditions to claim his fifth-straight Rallye Monte-Carlo (M-Sport pic). The Frenchman came out of-the-blocks flying on [...]

TÄNAK HOT ON OGIER’S TAIL HEADING INTO MONTE-CARLO FINALE

2018-01-28T10:03:37+00:00 January 28, 2018|

SÉBASTIEN Ogier is just four stages away from a popular home WRC victory at Rallye Monte-Carlo, but the Frenchman will need to hold his nerve in the Sunday finale after impressive Toyota debutant Ott Tänak kept him on his toes throughout Saturday. PHOTO: Thierry Neuville is the highest-placed Hyundai in Monte-Carlo, in seventh (Jaanus Ree/Red [...]