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TITLE FIGHT HOTS UP AS TÄNAK REPEATS GERMANY WIN

2018-08-19T22:48:53+00:00 August 19, 2018|

OTT Tänak clinched back-to-back ADAC Rallye Deutschland victories on Sunday afternoon following a dramatic final leg. The Estonian won the four-day asphalt encounter by 39.2sec in a Toyota Yaris, repeating his 2017 success and securing a second consecutive WRC win after triumphing in Finland three weeks ago. The result brings third-placed Tänak into closer contention [...]

OGIER ERROR LEAVES TÄNAK CLEAR IN GERMANY

2018-08-19T08:52:16+00:00 August 19, 2018|

OTT Tänak is on course for a second consecutive WRC victory after world champion Sébastien Ogier’s mistake handed him a comfortable lead at ADAC Rallye Deutschland. Tänak starts Sunday’s final leg with a 43.7sec advantage in his Toyota Yaris, while Ogier was left to wonder on the significance the mistake would have on his quest [...]

MASTERFUL TÄNAK STEAMROLLS RIVALS IN GERMANY

2018-08-18T08:05:35+00:00 August 18, 2018|

OTT Tänak delivered another dominant drive to lead ADAC Rallye Deutschland on Friday night. PHOTO: Sébastien Ogier races his Ford Fiesta WRC through the spectacular vineyard stages on Rally Germany (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Media pic) After a crushing win on Finland’s super-fast gravel tracks three weeks ago, Tänak switched his mastery to Germany’s tricky asphalt to [...]

TÄNAK GRABS EARLY LEAD, ROVANPERÄ STUNS IN SECOND

2018-08-17T10:06:18+00:00 August 17, 2018|

OTT Tänak led ADAC Rallye Deutschland on Thursday night after winning a spectacular opening speed test in St Wendel, but 17-year-old Kalle Rovanperä surprised by taking second in his WRC2 Skoda. PHOTO: Ott Tanak shaves a turning marker with pinpoint accuracy on his way to winning the first stage of ADAC Rally Deutschland (Toyota pic) [...]

TÄNAK TOPS GERMANY SHAKEDOWN

2018-08-16T22:40:19+00:00 August 16, 2018|

OTT Tänak led a Toyota Gazoo Racing 1-2 in Thursday morning’s shakedown at ADAC Rallye Deutschland. Coming off the back of a dominant victory in Finland last month, the Estonian quickly mastered the change from gravel to asphalt to stop the clocks 0.2sec quicker than teamate Jari-Matti Latvala in the 5.52km St Wendeler Land speed [...]

TITLE RIVALS KEEN TO PUT FINNISH WOE BEHIND THEM AT RALLY GERMANY

2018-08-17T00:06:15+00:00 August 16, 2018|

FIA World Rally Championship title heavyweights Thierry Neuville and Sébastien Ogier have vowed to put their last-round disappointments behind them as they renew battle in Germany this weekend. Both struggled on Finland’s super-fast roads last month. Championship leader Neuville could finish only ninth, four places behind Ogier, who reduced his deficit to 21 points with [...]

PEDDERS RALLY CENTRAL AN EXCITING FREE ATTRACTION AT RALLY AUSTRALIA

2018-08-14T16:13:40+00:00 August 14, 2018|

COFFS COAST (NSW) -The excitement of watching skilled mechanics race the clock to fix bent and broken world rally cars is expected to draw thousands of spectators to the newly-named Pedders Rally Central at Kennards Hire Rally Australia in November. PHOTO: Pedders Rally Central will provide plenty of free excitement for fans as WRC mechanics [...]

LOCAL PARTNERS SERVE UP VITAL SUPPORT FOR RALLY AUSTRALIA

2018-08-10T10:03:46+00:00 August 10, 2018|

COFFS COAST (NSW) – When Kennards Hire Rally Australia roars into action next November, it will be supported by key Coffs Coast businesses keen to seize the benefits expected from the FIA World Rally Championship finale. PHOTO: Spare Chef Managing Director Corey de Silva (left) tempts Rally Australia Senior Executive Officer Wayne Kenny with a [...]

FAN ALERT – WRC RALLY FINLAND ON 7MATE WEDNESDAY!

2018-08-08T14:55:46+00:00 August 8, 2018|

WATCH the exciting one-hour highlights of Neste Rally Finland as the 2018 WRC continues on 7mate at the following times this week – • Wednesday 8 August – 4pm AEST • Friday 10 August – 1am AEST (repeat) • Saturday 11 August – 12 midday AEST (repeat) It’s drama all the way on the fastest [...]

100 DAYS TO GO! WEDDING BELLS TO RING A THRILLING FINISH TO RALLY AUSTRALIA

2018-08-07T12:01:27+00:00 August 7, 2018|

COFFS COAST (NSW) – A new high-flying jump, water splash and a chance to see the winners crowned all at a single location promise a thrilling climax to the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) at Kennards Hire Rally Australia in November. PHOTO: The cars will fly higher in front of spectators on the Wedding [...]