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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 [...]

FAN ALERT – WRC RALLY PORTUGAL ON 7MATE WEDNESDAY!

2018-05-30T14:43:44+00:00May 30, 2018|

WATCH the exciting one-hour highlights of Vodafone Rally de Portugal as the 2018 WRC continues on 7mate at the following times this week – • Wednesday 30 May – 4pm AEST • Friday 1 June – 1am AEST (repeat) • Saturday 2 June – 12 midday AEST (repeat) It’s chaos and carnage on Round 6 [...]

STILL A FUTURE FOR SACKED MEEKE, SAYS WRC ALL LIVE’S JULIAN PORTER

2018-05-26T14:48:20+00:00May 26, 2018|

WRC All Live commentator Julian (The Rally Guru) Porter says he’ll be surprised if a team doesn’t hire Kris Meeke for the 2019 WRC. In this WRC.com post, Porter reflects on Thursday’s shock decision from Citroën Racing to axe Meeke from its 2018 FIA World Rally Championship line-up. “Citroën’s announcement came out of the blue. [...]

CITROËN CITES SAFETY CONCERN AS IT DROPS CRASH-PRONE MEEKE

2018-05-25T12:42:39+00:00May 25, 2018|

BRITISH driver Kris Meeke’s future in the FIA World Rally Championship is in doubt after the official Citroën team dropped him from the remainder of the 2018 season, citing “an excessively high number of crashes”. PHOTO: Kris Meeke celebrates one of his five Citroēn victories in the WRC (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Media pic) Team principal [...]

MASTERFUL TÄNAK NETS ARGENTINA WRC WIN

2018-04-30T08:25:50+00:00April 30, 2018|

A DOMINANT Ott Tänak scored his third WRC victory and his first for Toyota Gazoo Racing at YPF Rally Argentina early today (Australian time). After dictating the opening two legs, Tänak eased through the classic El Condor and Giulio Cesare stages in the rock-strewn Traslasierra mountains to win the fifth round of the FIA World [...]

TÄNAK REIGNS IN ARGENTINA

2018-04-28T10:45:34+00:00April 28, 2018|

OTT Tänak recovered from an early error to lead YPF Rally Argentina on Friday night after arguably the best single-day drive of his FIA World Rally Championship career. PHOTO: Ott Tänak brilliantly dominated the first full day of Rally Argentina in his Toyota Yaris (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull pic) A half-spin on the opening gravel special [...]

MEEKE OPENS CORSICA ACTION WITH SHAKEDOWN WIN

2018-04-06T11:41:07+00:00April 6, 2018|

KRIS Meeke was a convincing winner of Thursday’s shakedown at Corsica linea - Tour de Corse. The Citroën C3 driver’s opening run through the 5.45km Sorbo Ocagnano special stage proved the benchmark, with a 2.2sec advantage over Andreas Mikkelsen’s Hyundai i20. Wednesday’s afternoon rainstorms ensured mud was dragged onto the roads by drivers cutting corners. [...]

MEEKE WINS MEXICO WARM-UP; LOEB 10TH

2018-03-09T14:25:45+00:00March 9, 2018|

KRIS Meeke continued where he left off 12 months ago by winning the pre-event shakedown at Rally Guanajuato Mexico. PHOTO: Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville was second in Rally Mexico Shakedown (Hyundai pic) Meeke, who triumphed at this third round of the FIA World Rally Championship in dramatic circumstances in 2017, topped the times through the 5.31km [...]

DRIVERS WATCH FOR RAIN TO TURN WORLD RALLY RESULT AT AUSTRALIAN FINALE

2017-11-12T22:58:33+00:00November 12, 2017|

COFFS COAST (NSW) – The fastest rally drivers in the world are keeping an eye on the weather as they arrive on the Coffs Coast to wrap up the 20176 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) at Kennards Hire Rally Australia later this week. PHOTO: Relaxing beside Sydney Harbour after a game of beach cricket, World [...]