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BREEN REPLACES MIKKELSEN FOR HYUNDAI IN AUSTRALIA

2019-11-02T11:48:15+00:00November 1, 2019|

COFFS COAST (NSW) – Irish driver Craig Breen will replace Andreas Mikkelsen in the third Hyundai at Kennards Hire Rally Australia as the Korean team bids to win its first FIA World Rally Championship for manufacturers. Mikkelsen, winner of Rally Australia in 2016 when he drove for Volkswagen, was initially entered for the WRC season [...]

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 [...]

HUGE ENTRY OF 86 CARS READY FOR RALLY AUSTRALIA

2019-10-30T20:26:36+00:00October 30, 2019|

ENTRY LISTS:  World Rally Championship (DOWNLOAD), Australian (DOWNLOAD) COFFS COAST (NSW) – A near-record 86 cars from overseas and Australia are set to thrill spectators at Kennards Hire Rally Australia on the New South Wales Coffs Coast next month. PHOTO: New World Rally Champion Ott Tänak tops a huge 86-car entry list for Kennards Hire [...]

LOUBET TO FIGHT FOR WRC 2 TITLE IN COFFS

2019-10-29T23:05:16+00:00October 29, 2019|

FRENCHMAN Pierre-Louis Loubet will aim to become WRC 2 champion driver at Kennards Hire Rally Australia after a dramatic set-back at the penultimate round in Spain last weekend. PHOTO" Pierre-Louis Loubet will have to fight for the WRC 2 drivers' title at Rally Australia (Jaanus Ree/red Bull Content Pool) The Skoda driver was virtually guaranteed [...]

MISSED WRC SPAIN? TV HIGHLIGHTS ON 10 BOLD NEXT SATURDAY

2019-10-29T22:41:52+00:00October 29, 2019|

TUNE into 10 BOLD and 10PLAY.COM.AU this Saturday to see Ott Tänak win the FIA World Rally Championship drivers' title at  RallyRACC Catalunya - Rally de España. What will happen now at Kennards Hire Rally Australia? • 10 BOLD and 10PLAY.COM.AU • Saturday 2 November, 3pm AEST (check guides for local times) Visit RALLYAUSTRALIA.COM.AU for [...]

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 [...]