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BREEN REPLACES MIKKELSEN FOR HYUNDAI IN AUSTRALIA

2019-11-02T11:48:15+00:00November 1, 2019|

COFFS COAST (NSW) – Irish driver Craig Breen will replace Andreas Mikkelsen in the third Hyundai at Kennards Hire Rally Australia as the Korean team bids to win its first FIA World Rally Championship for manufacturers. Mikkelsen, winner of Rally Australia in 2016 when he drove for Volkswagen, was initially entered for the WRC season [...]

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 [...]

HYUNDAI PAIR JOINT LEADERS AFTER TURKEY OPENER

2019-09-13T10:25:57+00:00September 13, 2019|

HYUNDAI Motorsport pair Thierry Neuville and Andreas Mikkelsen shared the lead at Rally Turkey on Thursday night after setting the fastest time though the opening stage in the streets of Marmaris. PHOTO: Andreas Mikkelsen races top equal-first on the opening stage of Rally Turkey (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool) Mikkelsen set the benchmark time in [...]

TÄNAK WINS ESTONIA “TEST”; NOW FOR FINLAND SPEEDFEST

2019-07-15T11:40:08+00:00July 15, 2019|

TOYOTA star Ott Tänak has set his sights on winning the FIA World Rally Championship’s fastest event in Finland next month after dominating his home rally in Estonia at the weekend. Driving a Toyota Yaris WRC, Tänak won 13 of the 15 stages on Shell Helix Rally Estonia to cruise to a 63.5 sec. victory [...]

SORDO WINS IN WORLD RALLY ITALY; CRUEL BLOW FOR TÄNAK

2019-06-17T11:31:48+00:00June 17, 2019|

HYUNDAI’S Dani Sordo claimed his second career victory in the FIA World Rally Championship after long-time leader Ott Tänak suffered car failure just minutes from the finish of Rally Italia Sardegna on Sunday. PHOTO: Dani Sordo (R) and co-driver Carlo de Barrio celebrate their unexpected victory on Rally Italia Sardegna (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool) [...]

SORDO WINS IN ITALY; TÄNAK HEARTBREAK

2019-06-17T11:30:11+00:00June 16, 2019|

HYUNDAI part-timer Dani Sordo claimed his second career victory in the FIA World Rally Championship after a final-stage heartbreak for long-time leader Ott Tänak at Rally Italia Sardegna on Sunday afternoon. Tänak was on course for his third consecutive FIA World Rally Championship victory when a steering problem on his Toyota Yaris in the event-closing [...]

LOEB REPLACES MIKKELSEN IN PORTUGAL

2019-05-21T23:01:00+00:00May 21, 2019|

SÉBASTIEN Loeb will replace Andreas Mikkelsen in Hyundai Motorsport’s line-up for next week’s Vodafone Rally de Portugal. PHOTO: Sébastien Loeb will make his fifth start for Hyundai in Portugal next week (Jaanus Ree/WRC Media pic) The nine-time world champion has been drafted in alongside Thierry Neuville and Dani Sordo after his drive-of-the-rally performance at Copec [...]

NEUVILLE BOOSTS TITLE QUEST IN ARGENTINA WITH SECOND-STRAIGHT WRC WIN

2019-04-29T12:52:45+00:00April 29, 2019|

HYUNDAI’S Thierry Neuville boosted his quest for a maiden drivers’ title with a second-straight win in the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship at Xion Rally Argentina on Sunday. PHOTO: Two in a row! Thierry Neuville celebrates his victory on Xion Rally Argentina (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull pic) Neuville, who moved into the series lead with victory [...]

HYUNDAI DROPS MIKKELSEN FOR CORSICA

2019-02-21T13:06:34+00:00February 20, 2019|

HYUNDAI Motorsport has dropped Andreas Mikkelsen from its line-up for next month’s Corsica Linea - Tour de Corse on 28-31 March. The Korean squad will replace the 2016 Rally Australia winner with tarmac specialist Dani Sordo, who will tackle the Mediterranean island asphalt classic alongside Sébastien Loeb and lead driver Thierry Neuville in i20 World [...]

TÄNAK TAKES WORLD RALLY LEAD WITH VICTORY IN SNOWY SWEDEN

2019-02-18T11:29:40+00:00February 18, 2019|

TOYOTA’S Ott Tänak claimed a commanding victory at Rally Sweden on Sunday to lead the FIA World Rally Championship for the first time in his career. He eased his Toyota Yaris through the short final leg on snow and ice-covered roads to win the second round of the FIA World Rally Championship by 53.7sec. The [...]