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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 [...]

TÄNAK HEADS TOYOTA 1-2-3 IN GERMANY AFTER NEUVILLE DESPAIR

2019-08-25T07:46:59+00:00August 25, 2019|

OTT Tänak is on course for a third straight ADAC Rallye Deutschland victory after leading a Toyota Gazoo Racing clean sweep of the top three places on Saturday. PHOTO: Jari-Matti Latvala races his Toyota Yaris through the Panzerplatte military-test stage on the way to third place on Saturday's leg of Rally Germany (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull [...]

TÄNAK STRETCHES WORLD RALLY LEAD WITH FINLAND WIN

2019-08-05T01:27:12+00:00August 5, 2019|

OTT Tänak secured back-to-back Neste Rally Finland victories on Sunday to boost his lead in a tight FIA World Rally Championship. PHOTO: Surrounded by hundreds of cheering countrymen, Estonian Ott Tänak leaps for joy after his Neste Rally Finland victory (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool). Tänak’s third win from the past four rallies, by 25.6sec [...]

LATVALA LEADS BY 1.2 SEC. AFTER INCREDIBLE FRIDAY FINLAND

2019-08-03T08:27:06+00:00August 3, 2019|

JARI-MATTI Latvala held a slender Neste Rally Finland lead on Friday night after a remarkable opening leg, which ended with the top four drivers blanketed by just 2.6sec. PHOTO: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool Home-hero Latvala won six of the day’s 10 stages in forests around Jyväskylä in central Finland, but such was the speed [...]

TÄNAK HANGS ON BUT PORTUGAL FIGHT TIGHTENS

2019-06-02T07:14:15+00:00June 2, 2019|

OTT Tänak's Vodafone Rally de Portugal lead hung by a thread on Saturday night after a dramatic finale to the penultimate leg. (PHOTO: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool) Don’t miss Vodafone Rally de Portugal 1-hour highlights on 10 BOLD and tenplay.com.au: 3pm (AEST) Saturday 8 June He clung to a 4.3sec lead over Toyota Gazoo [...]

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 [...]

EVANS’ CONFIRMATION AT M-SPORT COMPLETES 2019 DRIVER LINE-UP

2018-12-22T14:23:42+00:00December 22, 2018|

BRITON Elfyn Evans has retained his driver’s seat in the M-Sport Ford FIA World Rally Championship team and will be part of a three-car Ford Fiesta RS entry at the Rallye Monte-Carlo season-opener next month. The 2017 Rally GB winner’s role was confirmed by the team just before the 2019 season-registration deadline yesterday. He will [...]

HYUNDAI SIGNS RALLY LEGEND SÉBASTIEN LOEB TO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP COMEBACK

2018-12-14T05:37:14+00:00December 14, 2018|

WORLD Rally Championship legend Sébastien Loeb will drive for Hyundai Motorsport for the next two seasons, the Korean manufacturer team announced today. The 44-year-old Frenchman will tackle six rounds of the 2019 series in a Hyundai i20 World Rally Car alongside co-driver Daniel Elena, with whom he won nine consecutive FIA World Rally Championships between [...]