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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 [...]

FAN TV ALERT – WRC WALES RALLY GB ON 7MATE WEDNESDAY!

2018-10-16T11:36:02+00:00October 16, 2018|

SEE the exciting one-hour TV highlights of Wales Rally GB as coverage of the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship continues on 7mate and 7plus at the following times this week – • Wednesday 17 Oct – 4.00pm AEDT • Friday 19 Oct – 1.00am AEDT (repeat) (Check guides for local broadcast times)  Sébastien Ogier scores [...]

“PERFECT” HAT-TRICK CLINCHED OGIER’S GB TRIUMPH

2018-10-09T01:32:18+00:00October 9, 2018|

SÉBASTIEN Ogier came ‘close to perfection’ during Sunday’s thrilling final-day shootout with Jari-Matti Latvala in which he sealed a record-breaking fifth Dayinsure Wales Rally GB win. He reignited hopes of taking a sixth consecutive FIA World Rally Championship title at Kennards Hire Rally Australia after a roller-coaster 10.6 second victory in the Welsh forests, secured [...]

OGIER PREDICTS WORLD RALLY SHOWDOWN IN AUSTRALIA AFTER RECORD FIFTH WALES WIN

2018-10-08T06:39:09+00:00October 8, 2018|

FRENCHMAN Sébastien Ogier has tightened the battle for the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship with an epic victory in Daysinsure Wales Rally GB – and predicts his bid for a six-straight drivers’ title will be decided in Australia in less than six weeks’ time. PHOTO: Sébastien Ogier (R) and Julien Ingrassia celebrate their record fifth [...]

OGIER TAKES THE LEAD IN THRILLING WALES WORLD RALLY FIGHT

2018-10-07T08:13:02+00:00October 7, 2018|

SÉBASTIEN Ogier held a slender Dayinsure Wales Rally GB lead over Jari-Matti Latvala overnight after another remarkable day of twists and turns in this year’s thrilling FIA World Rally Championship title fight. Ogier enjoyed a dream day in the penultimate leg, climbing from fifth to grab top spot in his Ford Fiesta when title rival [...]

LAPPI THE EARLY LEADER IN CRUCIAL BRITISH WRC ROUND BEFORE AUSTRALIA

2018-10-05T08:43:03+00:00October 5, 2018|

TOYOTA young gun Esapekka Lappi has taken the lead as the crucial British round of the  FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) kicked off in Wales last night. The Finn headed a Toyota Gazoo Racing 1-2 at Dayinsure Wales Rally GB after edging teammate and countryman Jari-Matti Latvala in an opening 1.7 kilometre blast around the [...]

SUNINEN WINS GB SHAKEDOWN

2018-10-04T22:37:12+00:00October 4, 2018|

TEEMU Suninen was fastest during a busy shakedown at Dayinsure Wales Rally GB on Thursday morning. The Finn, at the wheel of a Ford Fiesta, was quickest through the slippery 3.37km Clocaenog stage by 0.2sec from a trio of drivers tied in second. Team-mates Sébastien Ogier and 2017 rally winner Elfyn Evans and Jari-Matti Latvala [...]

RALLY GB RESULT PIVOTAL THIS WEEKEND AS WRC SHAPES UP FOR DECIDER DOWN UNDER

2018-10-05T08:43:56+00:00October 4, 2018|

THE closely-fought FIA World Rally Championship takes another step toward a likely showdown in Australia when the three title rivals line up for Wales Rally GB later today. PHOTO: Sébastien Ogier believes he has to finish ahead of Thierry Neuville and Ott Tänak in Wales to stay in the 2018 title fight (Jaanus Ree/WRC Media [...]

EVANS CLOSES ON FIRST WRC WIN

2017-10-29T09:41:30+00:00October 29, 2017|

WELSHMAN Elfyn Evans remains on track for maiden victory at Dayinsure Wales Rally GB, while lending a massive helping hand to teammate Sébastien Ogier to win a fifth-straight FIA World Rally Championship. Chasing the first home victory by a Briton in 17 years, Evans won five of the six wet and muddy morning speed tests [...]