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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 [...]

MEEKE WINS SLIPPERY GB OPENING STAGE

2019-10-04T08:02:13+00:00October 4, 2019|

KRIS Meeke won Thursday night’s opening stage at Wales Rally GB as heavy rain made conditions treacherous on the asphalt and gravel roads at Oulton Park motor racing circuit. PHOTO: Kris Meeke splashes to an early lead on Wales Rally GB (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool) The Ulsterman, who was fastest in the morning’s shakedown, [...]

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 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 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 [...]

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 [...]

NEUVILLE HEADS FOR ARGENTINA WIN

2019-04-28T09:55:03+00:00April 28, 2019|

THIERRY Neuville holds a comfortable lead heading for the final leg of Xion Rally Argentina after a troubled day for closest rivals Ott Tänak and Sébastien Ogier. PHOTO: Ott Tänak's challenge was stopped by a failed alternator (Jaanus Ree/WRC Media pic) The Belgian ended the longest leg of this fifth round of the FIA World [...]

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, [...]