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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

INJURED EVANS TO MISS FINLAND

2019-07-17T23:05:23+00:00July 17, 2019|

BRITISH driver Elfyn Evans has withdrawn from next month’s Neste Rally Finland to recover from the effects of a heavy landing in his M-Sport Ford Fiesta on Rally Estonia last weekend. PHOTO: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool A team statement said its number one driver had received medical advice to not to contest Finland on [...]

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 [...]

NEUVILLE WINS IN WORLD RALLY CORSICA, EVANS LOSES IN LAST-STAGE HEARTBREAK

2019-04-01T10:36:17+00:00April 1, 2019|

THIERRY Neuville took a dramatic surprise win at Corsica Linea-Tour de Corse in France on Sunday afternoon after Elfyn Evans suffered a final-stage heartbreak. Neuville was en route to the podium ceremony believing he had finished second when he discovered leader Evans had punctured a tyre in the final speed test. Evans dropped 90 seconds [...]

OGIER DOMINATES FOR FIFTH WIN IN WRC MEXICO

2019-03-11T10:42:49+00:00March 11, 2019|

SÉBASTIEN Ogier claimed his fifth Rally Guanajuato Mexico victory on Sunday afternoon to eat into Ott Tänak’s early season FIA World Rally Championship advantage. Ogier never relinquished the lead after moving his Citroën C3 to the front of the four-day encounter on Friday afternoon. He headed Tänak by 30.2sec after the Estonian outgunned Elfyn Evans [...]

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 [...]

EARLY MONTE ADVANTAGE TO ALPINE MASTER OGIER

2019-01-26T11:56:57+00:00January 26, 2019|

SÉBASTIEN Ogier held a slender lead in his quest for a sixth consecutive Rallye Monte-Carlo victory after a captivating duel in the French alps on Friday. The world champion, driving a Citroën C3 for the first time, ended the second leg of the FIA World Rally Championship’s season opener with a 2.0sec advantage over arch-rival [...]

MONTE MASTERS SEB AND SEB READY FOR BATTLE ON LEGENDARY WORLD RALLY OPENER

2019-01-23T00:39:02+00:00January 23, 2019|

THE two greatest FIA World Rally Championship drivers of the past 20 years, Frenchmen both named Sébastien, promise a high-stakes opening to the 2019 season at Rallye Monte-Carlo, which starts tomorrow. PHOTO: Sébastien Ogier will drive the new-look Citroen C3 in competition for the first time at Rallye Monte-Carlo this week (Citroën pic) Sébastien Ogier, [...]