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TÄNAK ON TOP IN FINLAND, ROCKY DAY FOR LATAVALA, MEEKE

2019-08-04T09:18:21+00:00August 4, 2019|

OTT Tänak led Neste Rally Finland on Saturday night after a rogue rock ruined an incredible three-way fight for supremacy at the FIA World Rally Championship’s fastest round. PHOTO: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool The series leader completed the penultimate leg of the four-day event with a 16.4sec advantage in his Toyota Yaris over Esapekka [...]

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 [...]

NEUVILLE GRABS EARLY LEAD IN FINLAND

2019-08-02T10:44:20+00:00August 2, 2019|

THIERRY Neuville outgunned FIA World Rally Championship leader Ott Tänak to lead Neste Rally Finland after winning Thursday night’s spectacular opening speed test in host city Jyväskylä. PHOTO: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool The Belgian, armed with aerodynamic improvements to his Hyundai i20 for the weekend, was fastest through the 2.31km mixed surface Harju special [...]

TOP TRIO RESUME WRC BATTLE ON FINLAND’S DAUNTING “GRAVEL GRAND PRIX”

2019-08-01T13:00:59+00:00August 1, 2019|

THE three top drivers battling for the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) take their fight to the most daunting event of the year in Finland this weekend, with each needing a large dose of what their hosts call Sisu to have any chance of success. PHOTO: Ott Tänak is hot favourite this weekend to repeat [...]

BIG TESTING CRASH ENDS PADDON’S FINLAND COMEBACK

2019-07-30T09:25:10+00:00July 30, 2019|

KIWI driver Hayden Paddon’s return to the FIA World Rally Championship has ended brutally with a high-speed collision with a rock during testing for next weekend’s Nesta Rally Finland. PHOTOS: YLIVAA Media Paddon and co-driver John Kennard were in the M-Sport Ford Fiesta they were to drive in the rally when they hit the rock [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

FAN ALERT – WRC RALLY FINLAND ON 7MATE WEDNESDAY!

2018-08-08T14:55:46+00:00August 8, 2018|

WATCH the exciting one-hour highlights of Neste Rally Finland as the 2018 WRC continues on 7mate at the following times this week – • Wednesday 8 August – 4pm AEST • Friday 10 August – 1am AEST (repeat) • Saturday 11 August – 12 midday AEST (repeat) It’s drama all the way on the fastest [...]

TÄNAK CREDITS TEAM FOR FINLAND VICTORY

2018-07-31T21:23:09+00:00July 31, 2018|

RALLY Finland winner Ott Tänak believes his success last weekend was down to the support he received from his Finnish-based Toyota Gazoo Racing team. Tänak became only the second Estonian to win the Jyväskylä-based event - after Markko Märtin’s victory with Ford in 2003 - and said teamwork had been the key to success. “I [...]

TÄNAK TAKES MAIDEN WIN ON WRC’S FASTEST RALLY IN FINLAND

2018-07-30T07:25:49+00:00July 30, 2018|

TOYOTA driver Ott Tänak overcame a barren run of form to claim a dominant first Neste Rally Finland win and close the gap in the FIA World Rally Championship on Sunday. PHOTO: Ott Tänak literally flies his Toyota Yaris across the finish line to a maiden victory in Neste Rally Finland (Jaanus Ree/WRC Media pic) [...]