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Chris Nixon is Media Manager for Kennards Hire Rally Australia.

Entry information for potential competitors

2018-04-17T10:58:56+00:00 April 16, 2018|

THE organisers of Kennards Hire Rally Australia have released an information flyer outlining entry opportunities for the FIA World Rally Championship, CAMS Australian Rally Championship and supporting National (3-day) and Single Day events (East Coast Classic Rally Series and State Rally Championships).

OGIER BOOSTS WORLD RALLY LEAD WITH FAULTLESS HOME WIN ON RALLY OF 10,000 CORNERS

2018-04-09T08:17:56+00:00 April 9, 2018|

SÉBASTIEN Ogier claimed his third FIA World Rally Championship event in four rounds with a faultless home win in Corsica on Sunday. PHOTO: Sébastien Ogier (right) and co-driver Julien Ingrassia celebrate their faultless win at the end of the Tour de Corse (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Media pic) The Frenchman led the Corsica linea - Tour [...]

OGIER BUILDS CORSICA LEAD; LOEB RETURNS WITH THREE STAGE WINS

2018-04-08T08:06:59+00:00 April 8, 2018|

MASTERFUL Frenchman Sébastien Ogier remains on target to win the Corsica Linea - Tour de Corse after another solid day of building his lead in the FIA World Rally Championship’s fourth round. Without ever needing to drive flat out, the 2018 championship leader ended Saturday with a 44.5sec advantage after six speed tests in the [...]

OGIER PEERLESS IN CORSICA LEAD

2018-04-07T10:10:26+00:00 April 7, 2018|

SÉBASTIEN Ogier dominated Friday’s opening leg of the Corsica linea - Tour de Corse to leave his rivals floundering on the Mediterranean island mountain roads. PHOTO: Sébastien Ogier takes a tight line on one of Corsica's tarmac stages (M-Sport pic) A peerless performance from the FIA World Rally Championship leader on the first all-asphalt encounter [...]

MEEKE OPENS CORSICA ACTION WITH SHAKEDOWN WIN

2018-04-06T11:41:07+00:00 April 6, 2018|

KRIS Meeke was a convincing winner of Thursday’s shakedown at Corsica linea - Tour de Corse. The Citroën C3 driver’s opening run through the 5.45km Sorbo Ocagnano special stage proved the benchmark, with a 2.2sec advantage over Andreas Mikkelsen’s Hyundai i20. Wednesday’s afternoon rainstorms ensured mud was dragged onto the roads by drivers cutting corners. [...]

LEGO ENTERS THE WRC WITH NEW M-SPORT MODEL

2018-03-22T22:22:41+00:00 March 22, 2018|

LEGO has answered the dreams of legions of fans young and old to have their own World Rally Championship car with the release of an exciting new model of the title-winning M-Sport Ford Fiesta. The latest addition to the LEGO Speed Champions range of sports and racing cars, the 203-piece Fiesta kit is on sale [...]

2018 WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON TO BE BROADCAST ON 7MATE

2018-03-15T10:54:44+00:00 March 15, 2018|

FANS of the FIA World Rally Championship in Australia will be treated to more than 15 hours of spectacular coverage on free-to-air television in 2018, following an agreement with the Seven Network announced today. PHOTO: 7mate will bring dazzling WRC action and high drama to Australian television screens (Jeremy Rogers/Rally Australia pic) The national 7mate channel [...]

OGIER PRAISED FOR ‘EXTRAORDINARY’ WIN

2018-03-12T18:23:35+00:00 March 13, 2018|

VAULTING from fifth to first in just a day, five-time FIA World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier has been praised for an extraordinary performance of speed and intelligence in winning Rally Guanajuato Mexico last weekend. Victory by 73.6 sec. returned Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia to the top of the current standings. It was the French [...]