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Rally America: This Is How It Should Be Done 1

Rally America: This Is How It Should Be Done

Rally America has a thing or two to learn from their friends up north. Today, the season promo trailer was launched for what might be the be one of the best kept secrets in the world of rallying: the Canadian Rally Championship (CRC). No, the CRC may not have big names such as Ken Block...

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Hyundai in R5: Let the testing begin

By their own admission, Hyundai is still not “there” with their brand new i20 WRC and we were instructed to wait for the real pace in coming events. This project simply must not fail and they have to close the gaps to leading cars and teams this year. It’s not an easy situation for them,...

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One snow event is enough?

I believe so. In essence, this sport is about drivers, co-drivers, teams and manufacturers fighting against time and elements. With one snow event we do have this particular element covered, especially when Monte Carlo is also playing nice with its ice and slush and snow. There is, in my humble opinion, absolutely no reason for...

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“7-8 Seconds Won’t Win or Lose This Rally”

“Seven or eight seconds won’t win or lose this rally.” These 10 words capture perfectly the transformation that has taken place inside of Kris Meeke since mid 2015. They were spoken as he described his spin at the stop control of SS1. It wasn’t so long ago that we would have seen Kris so upset...

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Take a long, hard look at this video, FIA…

…and then let me know if you find anything interesting in it. (scroll down for video) Personally, I started counting cars that were sliding off the road in same exact spot that caught Jari-Matti Latvala out. Then I stopped because the numbers became too big. I was totally relieved when I noticed the area in...

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Elfyn Evans, or should we start calling him Hulk?

Perhaps this shock therapy is exactly what Elfyn Evans needed in his career. Maybe he needed to see and realize things will sometimes align against you, and this is when you should be strongest and bring out the best in you. It is possible that a straight talk from M-Sport boss could have yielded a...

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Shakedown photos, 2016 Rallye Monte Carlo

Here are some of the images from team’s and promoter’s archives, covering the shakedown session of 2016 Rallye Monte Carlo. Today, we’re hours away from the first proper stage – this year is going to be a grand one, “I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in...

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