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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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Apr 30

WRC: Elfyn Evans fends off Neuville charge

The Welshman won the opening speed test in his Ford Fiesta, his seventh victory in 10 stages

WRC Elfyn Evans fends off Neuville chargeAfter stretching his advantage to more than a minute on Saturday morning, Evans watched Thierry Neuville whittle it down to just 11.5sec, with one of the toughest days of the WRC season waiting on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 10

WRC: Tour de Corse behind the scenes, inside a co-driver’s mind

An exclusive look at what it takes to be a WRC co-driver as the Tour de Corse ends.

WRC Tour de Corse behind the scenes, inside a co-driver’s mindGo and get a book. Now, start reading out loud. Read the first two paragraphs as quickly and clearly as you can. The next three lines needs to be slower, but with much stronger emphasis. Now do all of that running around the house with the heating turned up and a hat on. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 09

WRC: Neuville breaks victory jinx in Corsica

He won the four-day Che Guevara Energy Drink Tour de Corse

WRC Neuville breaks victory jinx in CorsicaThierry Neuville claimed his maiden win of the FIA World Rally Championship season in Corsica on Sunday afternoon to end his victory curse.
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Apr 08

WRC: Neuville leads in Corsica as Meeke retires

Thierry Neuville held a commanding lead in the Che Guevara Energy Drink Tour de Corse after a dramatic second leg on Saturday

WRC Neuville leads in Corsica as Meeke retiresThe Belgian starts Sunday’s finale with a 38.9sec advantage over Sébastien Ogier after engine problems sidelined Kris Meeke from the lead and mechanical troubles blunted Ogier’s attack as he seemed destined to pounce. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 07

WRC: Kris Meeke leads on Corsica asphalt

Tour de Corse

Sebastien Ogier (FRA) performs during the FIA World Rally Championship 2017 in Bastia, France on April 6, 2017Kris Meeke dominated Friday’s opening leg to lead the Che Guevara Energy Drink Tour de Corse after winning three of the four mountain road speed tests. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 06

Corsica hosts Junior WRC

FIA Junior World Rally Championship launches on tough mountain roads

Corsica hosts Junior WRCTen crews featuring the WRC stars of tomorrow line-up for the Che Guevara Energy Drink Tour de Corse (6 – 9 April), the first of six rounds in the revamped series which has swapped Citroën’s DS 3 for Ford Fiesta R2T cars built and prepared by M-Sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 05

WRC: Corsica win in Hyundai’s sights

Korean manufacturer targets its first victory of the season

WRC Corsica win in Hyundai’s sightsHyundai Motorsport is the only team that hasn’t won a round of the FIA World Rally Championship so far in 2017 – but the Korean manufacturer is determined to use its impressive early-season pace to put that right when the Che Guevara Energy Drink Tour de Corse roars into life on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 20

Red Bull Racing 2017 filming day footage

2017 Red Bull Racing RB13

2017-02-26 - Red Bull Racing - RB13 (1)Moving images of the Red Bull Racing team, its drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen, and the RB13 are now available

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Mar 13

WRC: A rally turned 007 mission

How the WRC ended up racing in Mexico City’s Zocalo, the plaza made famous in ‘Spectre’

World Rally Championship A rally turned 007 missionIt’s January and the telephone’s ringing in the Rally Mexico office. Two months before the third round of the World Rally Championship starts and the telephone is rarely quiet. But if things are busy now, they’re just about to get a whole lot busier. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 12

WRC: Meeke escapes to Mexico victory

Heroes and worms. My Rally Mexico experience with Red Bull TV, by Tavo Vildosola

WRC Kris Meeke escapes to Mexico victoryKris Meeke won Guanajuato Rally Mexico on Sunday despite almost throwing victory away when he crashed off the road into a spectator car park less than a kilometre from the finish. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 09

Crazy ideas, take-away pizza, and a night in a bus…what it takes to broadcast live from Rally Mexico

But how does it work?

Crazy ideas, take-away pizza, and a night in a bus…what it takes to broadcast live from Rally Mexico So you switch on your app or computer and suddenly there they are: Mike Chen and friends, hosting Red Bull TV’s World Rally Championship coverage from every corner of the planet, whenever you want to watch it. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

WRC: Thrilling city spectacle kicks off Rally Mexico

Massive crowds will generate a sizzling atmosphere

WRC Thrilling city spectacle kicks off Rally Mexico Bustling Mexico City will stop in its tracks on Thursday (9 March) when the FIA World Rally Championship transforms the famous Zócalo square into a colourful motorsport fiesta.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 24

WRC meets James Bond venue

FIA World Rally Championship roars into town made famous in 007 movie ‘Spectre’

WRC meets James Bond venue Huge crowds will pack the iconic Zócalo square to watch exciting new-era World Rally Cars fight for tenths of a second at the opening two speed tests of Rally Guanajuato Mexico, the third round of the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 13

WRC: Rally Sweden behind the scenes

1536 pieces of metal

An exclusive, behind the scenes look at Rally Sweden and its studded tyres. An exclusive, behind the scenes look at Rally Sweden and its studded tyres. It’s a single oxygen atom bonded to a couple of hydrogen atoms. It’s ice. Read the rest of this entry »

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