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TÄNAK WINS WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

2019-10-28T01:46:00+00:00October 28, 2019|

OTT Tänak sealed his maiden FIA World Rally Championship title after finishing second at RallyRACC Catalunya - Rally de España on Sunday afternoon. In a tense climax to the closing Wolf Power Stage, the Estonian claimed the points he needed to seal the crown and end a valiant bid by Thierry Neuville to carry the [...]

NEUVILLE FIGHTS TO KEEP TITLE RACE ALIVE FOR AUST

2019-10-27T09:05:29+00:00October 27, 2019|

THIERRY Neuville led RallyRACC Catalunya - Rally de España on Saturday night in a bold bid to carry his FIA World Rally Championship title fight with Ott Tänak into the final round in Australia. PHOTO: Sébastien Loeb (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool) He ended the penultimate leg with a 21.5sec advantage over Hyundai i20 teammate [...]

TÄNAK TO JOIN HYUNDAI IN 2020 – REPORT

2019-10-26T10:59:57+00:00October 26, 2019|

LIKELY 2019 FIA World Rally Champion Ott Tanak will switch teams to Hyundai in 2020, according to an authoritative British report. Autosport magazine rallies editor David Evans reported that sources had confirmed Tänak signed a deal earlier this month that will see him leave Toyota Gazoo Racing and join German-based Hyundai Motorsport alongside current title [...]

LOEB GRABS LATE LEAD, OGIER STUMBLES, TÄNAK NEARER TITLE IN SPAIN

2019-10-26T09:07:47+00:00October 26, 2019|

NINE-time world champion Sébastien Loeb snatched the lead of RallyRACC Catalunya - Rally de España late in Friday’s opening leg on a day when Ott Tänak took a massive step towards his maiden FIA World Rally Championship. PHOTO: Sébastien Loeb (Hyundai pic) Loeb, the most successful driver in WRC history, charged from third to first [...]

MEEKE TOPS RALLY SPAIN SHAKEDOWN

2019-10-25T16:47:41+00:00October 25, 2019|

KRIS Meeke edged home hero Dani Sordo to post fastest time in Thursday morning’s RallyRACC Catalunya - Rally de España shakedown in Salou. PHOTO: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool The Ulsterman, driving a Toyota Yaris, was fastest by 0.3sec from Spanish star Sordo through the 2.0km mixed-surface Emprius test stage. Meeke’s teammate Jari-Matti Latvala completed [...]

ENTRIES CLOSING FOR NATIONAL EVENTS AT RALLY AUSTRALIA

2019-10-24T02:06:55+00:00October 24, 2019|

COFFS COAST (NSW) – Organisers of next month’s Kennards Hire Rally Australia have issued a final call for entries for the three competitions open to national competitors. Applications for entry close tomorrow, 25 October, for the CAMS Australian Rally Championship final round, the Rally Australia Cup and the Rally Australia Two-Day Event. Rally Australia on [...]

TÄNAK: I CAN WAIT FOR AUSTRALIA TO SEAL WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

2019-10-23T22:30:30+00:00October 23, 2019|

VICTORY in Spain this week would seal a maiden FIA World Rally Championship for Ott Tänak – but he will not risk everything with the buffer of Kennards Hire Rally Australia’s final round to come. PHOTO: Ott Tänak (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool) The Toyota Yaris driver carries a 28-point lead into RallyRACC Catalunya - [...]

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 [...]