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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 [...]

WORLD CHAMPION TÄNAK TO FAREWELL TOYOTA IN AUSTRALIA AFTER TITLE SHOWDOWN WITH HYUNDAI

2019-11-01T18:21:59+00:00November 1, 2019|

COFFS COAST (NSW) - FIA World Rally Champion Ott Tänak will make his farewell appearance for Toyota at Kennards Hire Rally Australia later this month – and lead an inter-team title showdown - after signing as a Hyundai driver for 2020. Less than a week after Tänak and co-driver Martin Järveoja secured their maiden WRC [...]

HYUNDAI RECRUITS BREEN FOR FINLAND CAMEO; PADDON “UPSET”

2019-06-26T15:18:39+00:00June 26, 2019|

IRISHMAN Craig Breen will return to the FIA World Rally Championship for a one-off drive with Hyundai at Neste Rally Finland in August. PHOTO: Craig Breen (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool) The 29-year-old will join Thierry Neuville and Andreas Mikkelsen as the Korean-owned team strives to keep its lead in the Manufacturers’ championship and support [...]

OGIER, TÄNAK TOP RALLY AUSTRALIA SUPER SPECIAL STAGES

2018-11-16T21:32:01+00:00November 16, 2018|

COFFS COAST (NSW) - Sébastien Ogier and Ott Tanak shared wins in the two Destination NSW Super Special Stages to complete the opening day of Kennards Hire Rally Australia, the title decider for the FIA World Rally Championship on the New South Wales Coffs Coast. Ogier topped the first charge through the 1.27km harbourside stage [...]

WRC DRIVERS RACE TOBOGGANS AND SWING THROUGH TREES IN COFFS

2018-11-13T07:06:14+00:00November 13, 2018|

COFFS COAST (NSW) – Contenders for the closest FIA World Rally Championship fight in 15 years struck a mock first blow when they raced each other on toboggans at a Coffs Harbour adventure park on Monday. PHOTO: From front, Sébastien Ogier has the lead from Thierry Neuville and Ott Tänak as the three final WRC [...]

WRC DRIVERS TAKE IN SPECTACULAR SYDNEY SIGHTS

2018-11-11T21:47:04+00:00November 11, 2018|

FIA World Rally Championship drivers visited Sydney tourist landmarks today on their way to the title-deciding final round at Kennards Hire Rally Australia on the Coffs Coast next week. PHOTO (from left): Craig Breen (Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT), Elfyn Evans (M-Sport Ford WRT) and Hayden Paddon (Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT) visit Sydney's Bondi Beach [...]

MEEKE SIGNS FOR TOYOTA WRC SUPER-TEAM, LAPPI TO PARTNER OGIER AT CITROËN

2018-10-17T23:33:11+00:00October 17, 2018|

NORTHERN Irish driver Kris Meeke has signed with Toyota to form the most experienced team in the FIA World Rally Championship next year. PHOTO: Kris Meeke tested his new Toyota Yaris WRC for the first time on Tuesday in Finland (Toyota pic) Meeke, who was dumped by Citroën after Rally Portugal in May, will resume [...]

ØSTBERG HEADS CITROËN 1-2 IN FINLAND WARM-UP

2018-07-26T22:41:20+00:00July 26, 2018|

MADS Østberg headed a 1-2 for Citroën’s upgraded C3 World Rally Car at Thursday morning’s Neste Rally Finland shakedown. The Norwegian stopped the clocks 0.6sec quicker than teammate Craig Breen through the hot and dry 4.26km Vesala stage close to the rally base in Jyväskylä. Hometown hero Jari-Matti Latvala completed the top three, a further [...]

TÄNAK WINS HOME EVENT IN FINLAND DRESS-REHEARSAL

2018-07-16T14:19:08+00:00July 16, 2018|

TOYOTA’S leading WRC driver Ott Tanak has staked his claim to win the team’s “home” event by taking a dress-rehearsal victory in his own country at the weekend. PHOTO: From left, Seb Marshall, Hayden Paddon, Ott Tänak, Martin Järveoja, Craig Breen and Scott Martin celebrate on the Rally Estonia podium (Hyundai pic) Tanak beat Hayden [...]