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D’BOYZOS SET TO REV UP THE RALLY WITH DRAGON

2019-10-21T21:19:42+00:00October 21, 2019|

COFFS COAST (NSW) - Local father-and-sons trio D’Boyzos will help rev up the party at a giant night of entertainment starring rock legends DRAGON at Kennards Hire Rally Australia next month. PHOTO: D'Boyzos join the entertainment bill with Dragon and Kailey Pallas at Kennards Hire Rally Australia. D’Boyzos will join another local artist, Kailey Pallas, [...]

RALLY AUSTRALIA FACILITATES PACE NOTE SERVICE FOR COMPETITORS

2019-10-18T16:59:58+00:00October 18, 2019|

COFFS COAST (NSW) – Competitors wishing to complement their reconnaissance notes before Kennards Hire Rally Australia next month will be able to avail themselves of Special Stage pace notes produced by an experienced rally crew. PHOTO: ARC/Aaron Wishart Bernie Webb and Steve Glenney of Smoothline Stage Notes have been authorised by Rally Australia to produce [...]

CITROËN BOOSTS OGIER’S TITLE HOPES WITH EXTRA ENTRY FOR AUSTRALIAN WORLD RALLY FINALE

2019-10-18T10:19:33+00:00October 18, 2019|

ENTRY LIST - DOWNLOAD COFFS COAST (NSW) – French team Citroën will boost its entry to three cars in a last-ditch bid for star driver Sébastien Ogier to grab a seventh-straight FIA World Rally Championship at Kennards Hire Rally Australia next month. PHOTO: Sébastien Ogier will have a faster Citroën in Spain and Mads Østberg [...]

CITROËN TESTS F1-STYLE AERO AS OGIER FIGHTS FOR TITLE

2019-10-17T08:58:00+00:00October 17, 2019|

FRENCH team Citroën has tested radical Formula 1-style aerodynamic updates to its C3 WRC car as driver Sébastien Ogier fights to win a seventh-straight FIA World Rally Championship at Kennards Hire Rally Australia next month. Ogier trails championship favourite Ott Tänak of Toyota by 28 points and must score well in the penultimate round at [...]

SORDO GETS ANOTHER YEAR AT HYUNDAI

2019-10-09T23:45:11+00:00October 9, 2019|

DANI Sordo has signed a new one-year deal with Hyundai Motorsport and will drive seven rounds of next year’s FIA World Rally Championship. The 36-year-old Spaniard has been a fixture with the Korean squad since it rejoined the WRC in 2014 and scored a second career victory at Rally Italia Sardegna in June. Sordo is [...]

ENTRIES CLOSING SOON FOR WRC CATEGORY AT RALLY AUSTRALIA

2019-10-09T01:56:56+00:00October 9, 2019|

COFFS COAST (NSW) – Organisers of next month’s Kennards Hire Rally Australia have issued a final reminder for Australian and New Zealand crews intending to contest the FIA World Rally championship round. Applications for entry close next Monday, 14 October, and cars complying with international WRC or relevant Australian/NZ regulations are eligible. The WRC’s 14th [...]

ROVANPERÄ, 19, TAKES WRC 2 PRO WORLD TITLE FOR SKODA

2019-10-07T23:28:45+00:00October 7, 2019|

KALLE Rovanperä secured the WRC 2 Pro world championship with his fifth victory of the season at Wales Rally GB. The 19-year-old Finn, competing in only his first full WRC season, celebrated after leading home Skoda Fabia teammate Jan Kopecký by 4min 47sec Rovanperä led the four-day event initially before a puncture allowed his teammate [...]

BREEN HOPING FOR HYUNDAI DRIVE IN AUST.

2019-10-07T23:11:30+00:00October 7, 2019|

POPULAR Irish driver Craig Breen says he’s desperate to return to Kennards Hire Rally Australia with the Hyundai team – but his selection may depend on the performance of alternate teammate Dani Sordo in Spain later this month. Sordo, who sat out last weekend’s Wales Rally GB while Breen finished eighth, is currently 10th in [...]

GB WIN MOVES TÄNAK CLOSER TO WORLD RALLY TITLE, BUT MAY HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL AUSTRALIA

2019-10-07T03:13:47+00:00October 7, 2019|

TOYOTA driver Ott Tänak moved closer to a maiden FIA World Rally Championship with a hard-earned Wales Rally GB win on Sunday, but he may have to wait until the closing round in Australia next month to finally clinch the title. PHOTO: Ott Tänak moves a step closer to his maiden WRC with victory on [...]

TÄNAK TAKES GB WIN, BOOSTS TITLE LEAD

2019-10-07T00:31:03+00:00October 6, 2019|

OTT Tänak won his fifth FIA World Rally Championship round in seven outings in Great Britain on Sunday afternoon to take a huge step towards his first drivers’ title. PHOTO: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool   Driving a Toyota Yaris, the Estonian won Wales Rally GB by 10.9sec to increase his championship lead to 28 [...]