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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 - [...]

D’BOYZOS SET TO REV UP THE RALLY WITH DRAGON

2019-10-21T21:19:42+00:00October 21, 2019|

COFFS COAST (NSW) - Local father-and-sons trio D’Boyzos will help rev up the party at a giant night of entertainment starring rock legends DRAGON at Kennards Hire Rally Australia next month. PHOTO: D'Boyzos join the entertainment bill with Dragon and Kailey Pallas at Kennards Hire Rally Australia. D’Boyzos will join another local artist, Kailey Pallas, [...]

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 [...]

ENTRIES CLOSING SOON FOR WRC CATEGORY AT RALLY AUSTRALIA

2019-10-09T01:56:56+00:00October 9, 2019|

COFFS COAST (NSW) – Organisers of next month’s Kennards Hire Rally Australia have issued a final reminder for Australian and New Zealand crews intending to contest the FIA World Rally championship round. Applications for entry close next Monday, 14 October, and cars complying with international WRC or relevant Australian/NZ regulations are eligible. The WRC’s 14th [...]

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 [...]

TÄNAK TAKES GB WIN, BOOSTS TITLE LEAD

2019-10-07T00:31:03+00:00October 6, 2019|

OTT Tänak won his fifth FIA World Rally Championship round in seven outings in Great Britain on Sunday afternoon to take a huge step towards his first drivers’ title. PHOTO: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool   Driving a Toyota Yaris, the Estonian won Wales Rally GB by 10.9sec to increase his championship lead to 28 [...]

TÄNAK HOLDS GB LEAD, BUT NEUVILLE CLOSER

2019-10-06T09:14:59+00:00October 6, 2019|

OTT Tänak delivered a determined Super Saturday drive to stretch his lead at Wales Rally GB over FIA World Rally Championship title rivals Thierry Neuville and Sébastien Ogier. PHOTO: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool The tussle for victory through the wet, muddy and foggy mid-Wales forests echoed the battle for the world crown between the [...]

TÄNAK LEADS OGIER BY 3.4sec IN GB THRILLER

2019-10-05T07:42:29+00:00October 5, 2019|

OTT Tänak snatched the lead of Wales Rally GB from teammate Kris Meeke in the closing kilometres of Friday’s stages after a thrilling fight in typically unpredictable weather. PHOTO: Ott Tänak races through rain and darkness to snatch the lead on the last Friday stage of Wales Rally GB (Red Bull Content Pool) The FIA [...]

MEEKE WINS SLIPPERY GB OPENING STAGE

2019-10-04T08:02:13+00:00October 4, 2019|

KRIS Meeke won Thursday night’s opening stage at Wales Rally GB as heavy rain made conditions treacherous on the asphalt and gravel roads at Oulton Park motor racing circuit. PHOTO: Kris Meeke splashes to an early lead on Wales Rally GB (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool) The Ulsterman, who was fastest in the morning’s shakedown, [...]