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EVANS WINS RALLY GB SHAKEDOWN

2017-10-27T02:17:40+00:00October 27, 2017|

HOME hero Elfyn Evans was a convincing winner of Thursday morning’s shakedown at Dayinsure Wales Rally GB. The Welshman was fastest in the 3.32km Clocaenog speed test in a Ford Fiesta by 2.3sec from Dani Sordo. The Spaniard, driving a Hyundai i20, was a tenth clear of Ott Tänak and a tightlyclustered group behind. Evans [...]

OGIER TARGETS FIFTH WORLD RALLY CROWN IN WALES BUT RIVALS TO PUSH FOR COFFS DECIDER

2017-10-26T18:54:32+00:00October 26, 2017|

THE FIA World Rally Championship kicks off its penultimate round at Wales Rally GB tonight, with Frenchman Sébastien Ogier hoping to add a fifth drivers’ crown to his record but rivals intent on delaying a decider to the Australian finale next month. Ogier comfortably leads the drivers’ standings after 11 rounds on three continents, but [...]

WORK STARTS ON HARBOURSIDE SPECIAL STAGE FOR COFFS COAST WORLD RALLY FINALE

2017-10-25T16:35:09+00:00October 24, 2017|

COFFS COAST (NSW) - Construction work has begun on the centerpiece of next month’s Kennards Hire Rally Australia, the harbourside Destination NSW Super Special Stage that will host spectacular action during the FIA World Rally Championship finale. Set between the Coffs Harbour Jetty foreshore and the Pacific Ocean on its southern side, the DNSW Super [...]

TÄNAK BIDS TO BANISH POLAND HEARTBREAK

2017-07-21T02:05:04+00:00June 29, 2017|

OTT Tänak broke his FIA World Rally Championship duck by winning in Italy earlier this month and starts Orlen 74th Rally Poland today keen to banish the memories of previous heartbreak there. He led in 2015 and 2016 and was on course to win 12 months ago when a puncture in the penultimate stage handed [...]

LAPPI EARNS OZ RETURN WITH TOYOTA WRC

2017-07-21T02:05:04+00:00June 15, 2017|

FINNISH star Esapekka Lappi has earned himself a trip back to Kennards Hire Rally Australia after his stunning performance on Rally Italia Sardegna last weekend. The young Toyota Gazoo team driver, who clinched the WRC2 driver’s title with Skoda at last year’s Rally Australia, finished fourth outright in Sardinia and won six stages including the [...]

CITROËN DROPS MEEKE FOR POLAND

2017-07-21T02:05:04+00:00June 12, 2017|

CITROËN team lead driver Kris Meeke has been stood down for the next round of the FIA World Rally Championship in Poland and will be replaced by Andreas Mikkelsen. Although Meeke won Rally Mexico in March, his other events this year were all marked by incidents, the latest this weekend at Rally Italia Sardegna, when [...]

Radio’s Steve Price Jumps Aboard For Kennards Hire Rally Australia

2017-07-21T02:05:05+00:00June 5, 2017|

STEVE Price, one of Australia’s most popular radio show hosts, has got on board – literally – to promote Kennards Hire Rally Australia. The presenter of Nights with Steve Price on the Macquarie network’s 2GB Sydney, 3AW Melbourne and 4BC Brisbane Talk Radio stations and regional affiliates raced in to Canberra’s National Capital Rally recently [...]