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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 [...]

TÄNAK WINS WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP, BUT MORE TO COME IN AUSTRALIA

2019-10-28T03:24:52+00:00October 28, 2019|

OTT Tänak won his first FIA World Rally Championship in a tense finale to the penultimate round at RallyRACC Catalunya - Rally de España on Sunday afternoon. PHOTO: Ott Tanak celebrates his FIA World Rally Championship in Spain (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool) A win by the Estonian on the event-closing Wolf Power Stage was [...]

TÄNAK WINS WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

2019-10-28T01:46:00+00:00October 28, 2019|

OTT Tänak sealed his maiden FIA World Rally Championship title after finishing second at RallyRACC Catalunya - Rally de España on Sunday afternoon. In a tense climax to the closing Wolf Power Stage, the Estonian claimed the points he needed to seal the crown and end a valiant bid by Thierry Neuville to carry the [...]

NEUVILLE FIGHTS TO KEEP TITLE RACE ALIVE FOR AUST

2019-10-27T09:05:29+00:00October 27, 2019|

THIERRY Neuville led RallyRACC Catalunya - Rally de España on Saturday night in a bold bid to carry his FIA World Rally Championship title fight with Ott Tänak into the final round in Australia. PHOTO: Sébastien Loeb (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool) He ended the penultimate leg with a 21.5sec advantage over Hyundai i20 teammate [...]

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 [...]

WRC TITANS OGIER & LOEB PRIMED FOR PORTUGAL DUEL

2019-05-30T16:55:27+00:00May 30, 2019|

SÉBASTIEN Loeb’s late call-up for Vodafone Rally de Portugal, starting tomorrow, brings the prospect of another mouth-watering duel with FIA World Rally Championship leader Sébastien Ogier. The two most successful drivers in WRC history – with 15 drivers’ titles between them - locked horns again in Chile three weeks ago. Ogier held off his fellow [...]

LOEB REPLACES MIKKELSEN IN PORTUGAL

2019-05-21T23:01:00+00:00May 21, 2019|

SÉBASTIEN Loeb will replace Andreas Mikkelsen in Hyundai Motorsport’s line-up for next week’s Vodafone Rally de Portugal. PHOTO: Sébastien Loeb will make his fifth start for Hyundai in Portugal next week (Jaanus Ree/WRC Media pic) The nine-time world champion has been drafted in alongside Thierry Neuville and Dani Sordo after his drive-of-the-rally performance at Copec [...]

HYUNDAI BOSS ‘AMAZED’ BY LOEB

2019-05-21T09:26:18+00:00May 17, 2019|

HYUNDAI Motorsport team director Andrea Adamo says he has been “amazed” by Sébastien Loeb’s contribution to the team since he joined the Korean manufacturer at the start of the current WRC season. PHOTO: Sébastien Loeb (left) has impressed Hyundai boss Andrea Adamo with his work ethic since joining the team this season (Hyundai pic)   [...]

TÄNAK BACK IN WORLD RALLY FIGHT AFTER CHILE VICTORY

2019-05-13T10:34:30+00:00May 13, 2019|

OTT Tänak reignited his FIA World Rally Championship title bid with victory at the inaugural Copec Rally Chile on Sunday. The Estonian led from the second of the 16 special stages on Friday morning in a Toyota Yaris. He measured his pace on wet, slippery and foggy forest tracks to claim his second win of [...]

TÄNAK ON COURSE FOR CHILE WIN; NEUVILLE, GILSOUL ESCAPE HUGE CRASH

2019-05-12T10:09:43+00:00May 12, 2019|

OTT Tänak stayed on course for his second FIA World Rally Championship victory of the season after extending his lead at Copec Rally Chile on Saturday. PHOTO: Sébastien Loeb his Hyundai was the fastest driver on Saturday at Copec Rally Chile (Jaanus Ree/WRC Media pic)   With one leg remaining, the Estonian led Sébastien Ogier [...]