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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 [...]

BATES FOCUS ON WORLD RALLY FUTURE AFTER WINNING AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIP

2019-09-25T22:01:41+00:00September 23, 2019|

COFFS COAST (NSW) - Australia could again have a regular driver in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) as new CAMS Australian Rally Champion Harry Bates steps up his plans for November’s Kennards Hire Rally Australia. PHOTO: Harry Bates, 24, wants to head to Europe after winning the 2019 CAMS Australian Rally Championship in his Toyota Gazoo [...]

TEEN STAR ROVANPERÄ SET FOR TOYOTA WRC DRIVE IN 2020 – REPORT

2019-06-27T14:03:56+00:00June 27, 2019|

FINNISH teenage star Kalle Rovanperä will drive a factory Toyota Yaris in next year’s FIA World Rally Championship, according to a British media report today. PHOTO: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool The 18-year-old will become the youngest ever full-time factory driver in the WRC, journalist David Evans reports on Autosport.com. With three round wins and [...]

3-WAY WRC FIGHT HEADS TO SPAIN

2018-10-25T21:12:19+00:00October 25, 2018|

THE three-way fight for this year’s FIA World Rally Championship crown looks set to go down to the wire at Kennards Hire Rally Australia next month but before that, the protagonists face RallyRACC Catalunya - Rally de España this weekend with one driver an outside chance to achieve a miracle. (UPDATE: Thierry Neuville rolled his Hyundai [...]

VOLKSWAGEN HEADING BACK TO THE STAGES WITH POLO R5

2017-12-06T15:13:54+00:00December 6, 2017|

WHEN Volkswagen retired from the FIA World Rally Championship after the 2016 Kennards Hire Rally Australia, it promised to return to the sport as a supplier of R5-specification customer rally cars. The stage is now set for the make’s return to the international rally world after the release this week of the Polo GTI R5. [...]