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HAT-TRICK LOOMS AS TÄNAK CLEAN-SWEEPS SATURDAY STAGES IN SARDINIA

2019-06-16T08:13:19+00:00June 16, 2019|

OTT Tänak is set for a hat-trick of wins and the lead in the FIA World Rally Championship after a faultless Saturday at Rally Italia Sardegna. PHOTO: Dani Sordo's Hyundai was spectacular on Sardinia's jumps but ceded the lead on Saturday to a flawless Ott Tänak performance (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool) Tänak produced perfection [...]

OGIER RULES OUT ITALY WRC WIN AFTER RIVAL TÄNAK TACTIC SPOILS ROAD ADVANTAGE

2019-06-13T16:54:19+00:00June 13, 2019|

FRENCHMAN Sébastien Ogier has ruled out a third victory of the season as he continues a pitched FIA World Rally Championship battle with rivals Ott Tanak and Thierry Neuville in the eighth round at Rally Italia Sardegna this weekend. (PHOTO: Red Bull Content Pool) As current standings leader, the six-time champion must open the gravel [...]

NEUVILLE BOOSTS WORLD RALLY LEAD WITH LAST-STAGE TRIUMPH IN ITALY

2018-06-11T01:17:33+00:00June 11, 2018|

THIERRY Neuville snatched a thrilling Rally Italia Sardegna victory on Sunday after edging FIA World Rally Championship title rival Sébastien Ogier in an electrifying, last-stage shootout. PHOTO: Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville (right) and co-driver Nicolas Gilsoul celebrate their thrilling narrow victory in Rally Italia Sardegna (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Media pic) Neuville trailed Ogier by 0.8sec [...]

OGIER LEADS AFTER SS1 IN ITALY

2018-06-08T12:14:11+00:00June 8, 2018|

SÉBASTIEN Ogier grabbed an early lead at Rally Italia Sardegna on Thursday night after winning a head-to-head heat against arch-rival Thierry Neuville on the opening stage. The 2.0 kilometre Ittiri Arena Show on a rain-soaked former motocross track saw Ogier defeat the Belgian by 0.7sec, but take an overall  0.1sec lead over Norway’s Andreas Mikkelsen. [...]

NEUVILLE ON THE DEFENSIVE IN WRC’s OWN ITALIAN JOB

2018-06-07T22:06:22+00:00June 7, 2018|

THIERRY Neuville is ready to dig deep to defend his FIA World Rally Championship lead in Italy this weekend. The Belgian stormed to the top of the standings with a sublime victory in Portugal last month. The downside to his success is that, as championship leader, he starts first on Rally Italia Sardegna’s narrow dirt [...]

PADDON PUTS IT ALL BEHIND TO TAKE ITALY LEAD

2017-07-21T02:05:05+00:00June 10, 2017|

BANISHING a problematic start to his World Rally Championship season, Hayden Paddon grabbed an 8.2 second lead on Rally Italia Sardegna after a gruelling drive through high temperatures and over rocky roads on Friday. Four different drivers led this seventh round – the halfway point in the WRC season – before Paddon secured top spot [...]

NEUVILLE WINS ITALY OPENER

2017-07-21T02:05:05+00:00June 9, 2017|

PHOTO: Thierry Neuville leads Rally Italia Sardegna after the opening stage (WRC pic) THIERRY Neuville is the early leader of Rally Italia Sardegna after winning Thursday evening’s opening special stage. The Belgian, driving a Hyundai i20 Coupe, defeated arch-rival Sébastien Ogier in the headline heat at Ittiri motocross arena to grab a 0.2sec lead. “I [...]

WRC TITLE RACE HOTS UP IN SARDINIA

2017-07-21T02:05:05+00:00June 8, 2017|

PHOTO: Who will take the winner's dive into Alghero harbour this year? (Hyundai pic) Rally Italia Sardegna full info, click HERE AS the FIA World Rally Championship reaches the halfway point in Italy this week, it would take a brave person to confidently predict the destiny of the drivers’ crown. Four different winners from the [...]