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Jul 28

WRC: Rookie Esapekka Lappi dominated Neste Rally Finland to lead a WRC round for the first time on Friday night

Rookie Lappi leads in Finland

WRC Rookie Esapekka Lappi dominated Neste Rally Finland to lead a WRC round for the first time on Friday nightThe Finn, making only his fourth World Rally Car start, headed Toyota Gazoo Racing team-mate and fellow countryman Jari-Matti Latvala by 4.4sec after winning eight of today’s 12 speed tests. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

WRC: Title fight intensifies in Finland

Closest WRC fight since 2009 heats up again on Finland’s roller coaster roads

WRC Title fight intensifies in FinlandThe closest FIA World Rally Championship fight since 2009 increases in intensity this week on Finland’s super-fast roller coaster roads. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

WRC champion takes RB7 for Red Bull Ring spin to live out F1 dream

Changing tracks with Ogier – Seb’s ‘F1 Dream’ comes true

WRC champion takes RB7 for Red Bull Ring spin to live out F1 dreamReigning four-time FIA World Rally champion Sébastien Ogier always dreamed of competing in Formula 1 after growing up idolising the exploits of Ayrton Senna. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

High stakes and big brakes

FIA World Rally Championship / ORLEN 74th Rally Poland / Behind the scenes

FIA World Rally Championship  ORLEN 74th Rally Poland Behind the scenesBehind the scenes look into how drivers avoid high-speed brake failure. Power. That’s what drivers want. They can’t get enough of it. But there’s one scenario in motorsport where power is the last thing they want. In fact, momentarily, they regret ever asking for more. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

FIA World Rally Championship / ORLEN 74th Rally Poland / Neuville wins pulsating Rally Poland

Thierry Neuville wins after one of the most remarkable battles in WRC history

FIA World Rally Championship - ORLEN 74th Rally Poland - Neuville wins pulsating Rally PolandThe Belgian claimed his third victory of the season at the Orlen 74th Rally Poland after Ott Tänak crashed out of a slender lead three special stages from the finish. The Hyundai i20 driver cut Sébastien Ogier’s championship lead to 11 points with five rounds remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

WRC: Neuville retains lead from Tänak

Thierry Neuville leads Orlen 74th Rally Poland after gripping WRC duel with Ott Tänak

WRC Neuville retains lead from TänakThe lead changed hands four times between Neuville and Tänak on Saturday at the Orlen 74th Rally Poland with both suffering time-consuming problems before the Belgian ended with a 3.1sec advantage to carry into Sunday’s finale. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Coming at you live: Rally Poland action, as it happens. Plus a special challenge: two wheels versus four. 

Catch us this afternoon for the very best of Rally Poland live

Red Bull TV logoToday’s show brings you all the action as happens from Rally Poland’s Baranowo stage this afternoon. Coverage begins at 13:50 and goes on for over an hour, bringing you not only all the drama from a crucial stage but also a privileged look behind the scenes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

FIA World Rally Championship / Orlen 74th Rally Poland / Thierry Neuville leads three-car fight

Thierry Neuville leads Orlen 74th Rally Poland amid a thrilling battle on sodden roads

Thierry Neuville leads Orlen 74th Rally Poland amid a thrilling battle on sodden roadsDriving a Hyundai i20, Thierry Neuville headed Ott Tänak’s Ford Fiesta by 1.3sec, with Jari-Matti Latvala a further 5.3sec behind in a Toyota Yaris. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

From the classroom to Rally Poland with Taddy Blazusiak and Michal Kosciuszko

Friends reunited

Sebastien Ogier Julien Ingrassia flying at Rally Poland 2016They first met at secondary school in Krakow, where after classes they swapped motorsport magazines and talked about how one day they would become professionals. Michal Kosciuszko was into karting, while Taddy Blazusiak was starting out on bikes. Years later, they achieved their dreams, with Michael driving on the WRC and Taddy becoming an enduro bike champion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 28

FIA World Rally Championship: Orlen 74th Rally Poland

Tänak bids to end Poland jinx

FIA World Rally Championship Orlen 74th Rally Poland Ott Tänak broke his FIA World Rally Championship duck by winning in Italy earlier this month and starts Orlen 74th Rally Poland keen to banish the memories of previous heartbreak there. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 12

WRC village as safe as houses

Espresso’s being drunk, boats fixed, fish caught

WRC village as safe as housesThe last day in May and the car park alongside Via Giuseppe Garibaldi is just that: a car park. Alghero’s going about its daily routine. Espresso’s being drunk, boats fixed, fish caught. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 11

WRC: Ott Tänak seals maiden victory

Estonian wraps up long-awaited first WRC win at Rally Italia Sardegna

WRC Ott Tänak seals maiden victoryOtt Tänak held on in Sardinia on Sunday to record his maiden FIA World Rally Championship triumph. Victory in the gruelling four-day rough road encounter was his first success in 73 starts and he became the fifth different driver to win in seven rounds during this unpredictable season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 09

Paddon leads Rally Italia Sardegna

New Zealander secures Friday advantage in Sardinia from Neuville

Paddon leads Rally Italia SardegnaHayden Paddon has endured a never-ending stream of problems this year, but led by 8.2sec after a gruelling first full day in scorching temperatures and on rocky roads at the Rally Italia Sardegna. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 08

Rally Italia Sardegna: No promises from Mikkelsen

Norwegian remains low-key ahead of WRC return at Rally Italia Sardegna

WRC - Andreas MikkelsenWRC returnee Andreas Mikkelsen has imposed no targets on himself for his championship comeback in Italy this weekend. He returns to frontline action at Rally Italia Sardegna (8 – 11 June) in a Citroën C3. It is his first competitive outing in a new-generation 2017 World Rally Car after losing a full-time drive at the end of last season. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 22

“You have to be ready for anything”

Hyundai’s crew co-ordinator Willy Verhoeven takes us into his world.

You have to be ready for anythingLast week’s Rally of Portugal started on Thursday. Except it didn’t. Not for Willy Verhoeven. By the time tyres were being warmed for the crowd-pleaser in Lousada, Verhoeven had already been in Matosinhos for almost a week. Not the three-day sprint of the modern World Rally Championship for him, his rallies last 10 days.    Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

WRC: A stunning victory for Sebastien Ogier and some new experiences for rally legend Carlos Sainz

Vodafone Rally de Portugal

WRC A stunning victory for Sebastien Ogier and some new experiences for rally legend Carlos SainzRally Portugal, round six of the season, was won by M-Sport driver Sebastien Ogier to extend his championship lead, after a dramatic rally that was packed with incidents.

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May 20

WRC: Ogier top after Tänak mistake

Frenchman capitalises on error to lead Vodafone Rally de Portugal

WRC Ogier top after Tänak mistakeSébastien Ogier ended the penultimate leg with a 16.8sec advantage over Thierry Neuville after leader Ott Tänak’s hopes of a maiden FIA World Rally Championship win ended when he hit a bank. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Tänak holds narrow Portugal lead

Ott Tänak​ leads after an enthralling Friday at Vodafone Rally de Portugal

WRC - Dani SordoEstonian Tänak headed Dani Sordo by 4.6sec with FIA World Rally Championship leader Sébastien Ogier just four-tenths further back following a day in which six different drivers topped the standings. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

Pilgrimage to El Condor

Exclusive behind-the-scenes look at YPF Rally Argentina’s famous stage

Pilgrimage to El CondorWith a toothy grin, my new best friend Carlos opens his arms expansively. “Iglesia,” he says.  Slightly confused, he goes again, putting his arm around me this time and turning me through 360 degrees. “Iglesia…” Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Neuville wins Argentina thriller

Only two rounds have been decided by a smaller margin in the WRC’s 45-year history

WRC - Thierry Neuville wins Argentina thrillerBelgian Neuville edged out longtime leader Evans by just 0.7sec in a pulsating final speed test on Sunday when the Welshman clipped a bridge, ending his dreams of a maiden victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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