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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 [...]

SORDO WINS IN WORLD RALLY ITALY; CRUEL BLOW FOR TÄNAK

2019-06-17T11:31:48+00:00June 17, 2019|

HYUNDAI’S Dani Sordo claimed his second career victory in the FIA World Rally Championship after long-time leader Ott Tänak suffered car failure just minutes from the finish of Rally Italia Sardegna on Sunday. PHOTO: Dani Sordo (R) and co-driver Carlo de Barrio celebrate their unexpected victory on Rally Italia Sardegna (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool) [...]

SORDO WINS IN ITALY; TÄNAK HEARTBREAK

2019-06-17T11:30:11+00:00June 16, 2019|

HYUNDAI part-timer Dani Sordo claimed his second career victory in the FIA World Rally Championship after a final-stage heartbreak for long-time leader Ott Tänak at Rally Italia Sardegna on Sunday afternoon. Tänak was on course for his third consecutive FIA World Rally Championship victory when a steering problem on his Toyota Yaris in the event-closing [...]

TÄNAK CONTROLS RALLY SWEDEN AFTER SUNINEN EXIT

2019-02-17T09:08:25+00:00February 17, 2019|

OTT Tänak held a commanding lead of almost a minute at Rally Sweden on Saturday night as Teemu Suninen’s hopes of a maiden FIA World Rally Championship victory were dashed. Tänak starts Sunday’s short final leg with a 54.5sec advantage in his Toyota Yaris, ahead of a huge battle for the remaining podium slots. That [...]

FORD JUNIOR SUNINEN HOLDS OFF TÄNAK FOR SWEDEN LEAD

2019-02-16T10:18:11+00:00February 16, 2019|

FORD junior Teemu Suninen led an FIA World Rally Championship round for the first time when he topped the leaderboard at Rally Sweden on Friday night. The Finn became the fourth leader of an intensely difficult leg, holding a slender 2.0sec advantage in his M-Sport Ford Fiesta after a dramatic finale as darkness fell over [...]

MONTE MASTERS SEB AND SEB READY FOR BATTLE ON LEGENDARY WORLD RALLY OPENER

2019-01-23T00:39:02+00:00January 23, 2019|

THE two greatest FIA World Rally Championship drivers of the past 20 years, Frenchmen both named Sébastien, promise a high-stakes opening to the 2019 season at Rallye Monte-Carlo, which starts tomorrow. PHOTO: Sébastien Ogier will drive the new-look Citroen C3 in competition for the first time at Rallye Monte-Carlo this week (Citroën pic) Sébastien Ogier, [...]

M-SPORT FORD REVEALS 2019 FIESTA LIVERY

2019-01-10T23:33:05+00:00January 10, 2019|

THE official Ford Fiestas in this year’s FIA World Rally Championship will compete with a new bright-blue livery unveiled today by M-Sport Ford at the Autosport International show in Birmingham. The EcoBoost-powered Fiestas will be driven by Elfyn Evans and Teemu Suninen throughout the 14-round season, which ends at Kennards Hire Rally Australia on the [...]

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 [...]

WRC DRIVERS RACE TOBOGGANS AND SWING THROUGH TREES IN COFFS

2018-11-13T07:06:14+00:00November 13, 2018|

COFFS COAST (NSW) – Contenders for the closest FIA World Rally Championship fight in 15 years struck a mock first blow when they raced each other on toboggans at a Coffs Harbour adventure park on Monday. PHOTO: From front, Sébastien Ogier has the lead from Thierry Neuville and Ott Tänak as the three final WRC [...]