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Video: Rally Poland, Max Attack, the story continues 0

Video: Rally Poland, Max Attack, the story continues

You know what, I’ll take almost everything I said yesterday back. It wasn’t the event alone, in this case Rally Finland, that made all the difference in the fantastic video I posted yesterday. As exciting and out of this world Rally Finland is, it’s fair to give credits to the makers of the film as well. Why? This is why,...

Video: Rally Finland – Max Attack, put simply 0

Video: Rally Finland – Max Attack, put simply

And here we can see rally cars in their natural habitat. This is why Rally Finland is considered by many to be one of the best, if not the best, rally in the world. It’s the combination of insane speed, total determination and the almost unbelievable level of mutual trust between driver and co-driver, faced with the challenge of driving...

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Q&A with Petter Solberg and Pontus Tidemand at World RX in Belgium

Petter Solberg has always been a good representative for his sports. Whether in the Prodrive team driving his many Subaru Impreza’s or in World RX. Where Petter goes, something happens. But why did he choose World RX over WTCC or Dakar? And is the budget struggle of the WRC-times over? Next there is Pontus Tidemand. The promising Swede seemed to...

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World RX: Photos from Mettet by Dré Galiart

The World Rallycross Championship season is at its halfpoint, the Belgian round, held in Mettet this last weekend marked the six rounds done and six to go. World Rally Blog was there thanks to Dré Galiart, who did a great job covering the event in multitude of ways. He talked to the drivers, wrote reports and took a set of...

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Youngsters run the World (RX)!

Mettet (B) – Six rounds of World RX, six winners! Toomas ‘Topicross’ Heikkinen is the new name on the list after winning the Belgian round of the championship. With the oldest driver on the podium only 25 years old (Kristoffersson) it’s clear that the youngsters ran this weekend’s World RX. Youngest guy on the podium? Timmy Hansen, being second overall...

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First action-packed day with highs and lows for WRC stars

Mettet (B) – It’s been an action-packed day in Mettet . The highs were clearly for Petter Solberg (Citroën DS3) and Pontus Tidemand (Audi S1). The lows -or better said- mixed feelings, for François Duval (VW Polo) and Henning Solberg (Saab 93) as they both failed to finish one of their heats through contact with other drivers. The best scoring...