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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 [...]

TÄNAK TO JOIN HYUNDAI IN 2020 – REPORT

2019-10-26T10:59:57+00:00October 26, 2019|

LIKELY 2019 FIA World Rally Champion Ott Tanak will switch teams to Hyundai in 2020, according to an authoritative British report. Autosport magazine rallies editor David Evans reported that sources had confirmed Tänak signed a deal earlier this month that will see him leave Toyota Gazoo Racing and join German-based Hyundai Motorsport alongside current title [...]

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 [...]

TÄNAK: I CAN WAIT FOR AUSTRALIA TO SEAL WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

2019-10-23T22:30:30+00:00October 23, 2019|

VICTORY in Spain this week would seal a maiden FIA World Rally Championship for Ott Tänak – but he will not risk everything with the buffer of Kennards Hire Rally Australia’s final round to come. PHOTO: Ott Tänak (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool) The Toyota Yaris driver carries a 28-point lead into RallyRACC Catalunya - [...]

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 [...]

CITROËN TESTS F1-STYLE AERO AS OGIER FIGHTS FOR TITLE

2019-10-17T08:58:00+00:00October 17, 2019|

FRENCH team Citroën has tested radical Formula 1-style aerodynamic updates to its C3 WRC car as driver Sébastien Ogier fights to win a seventh-straight FIA World Rally Championship at Kennards Hire Rally Australia next month. Ogier trails championship favourite Ott Tänak of Toyota by 28 points and must score well in the penultimate round at [...]

GB WIN MOVES TÄNAK CLOSER TO WORLD RALLY TITLE, BUT MAY HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL AUSTRALIA

2019-10-07T03:13:47+00:00October 7, 2019|

TOYOTA driver Ott Tänak moved closer to a maiden FIA World Rally Championship with a hard-earned Wales Rally GB win on Sunday, but he may have to wait until the closing round in Australia next month to finally clinch the title. PHOTO: Ott Tänak moves a step closer to his maiden WRC with victory on [...]