Category: WRC News

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Dirt 4 Review Part 1: The “Feeling”

We’re currently in a bit of a lull as far as the WRC is concerned. Now that the dust has settled a bit from Sardinia, and Poland is still more than a week away, I thought that it would be a good time to discuss the long-awaited release of Dirt 4 by Codemasters. In addition,...

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There’s A Right Way To Do Things

Even before the shocking news that came out of Citroen arrived this morning, I was planning on writing this piece in response to Ott Tanak’s maiden WRC victory in Sardinia. However, Citroen’s decision to sit Kris Meeke out of the next WRC round in Poland in response to his recent run of poor form has...

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Mikkelsen lands a one-off at Citroën

When Volkswagen decided to pack their bags and drop out of the World Rally Championship, its drivers were left with very few options; reigning champion Sebastien Ogier landed a deal at M-Sport and Jari-Matti Latvala became Toyota’s number 1 driver, but Andreas Mikkelsen failed to secure a seat in any of the works teams –...

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Is R5 the Long-Term Answer?

There’s plenty to be excited about when it comes to the R5 class. Things were already pretty exciting with the competitive debut of the brand new Opel Corsa R5 this weekend in Portugal. Not only does the car look great, but its introduction to the WRC2 championship continues to prove just how strong the R5 class...

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There’s Something Very Wrong With Citroen’s Dampers

I’ve been suspecting this for some time now, but after witnessing the events that unfolded in Argentina this weekend, I think it’s safe to put this out there. There is something very wrong with the dampers on the Citroen C3 WRC. Before we dive into this topic, let’s go over a quick review on what...

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But It’s Not FAIR!!!

So, Andreas Mikkelsen is offered a test by the Hyundai World Rally Team, and now all the other teams are getting nervous that Hyundai could become the next VW. I’m sorry, but this is absolutely ridiculous and it sounds a bit like sour grapes to me. It isn’t like Andreas Mikkelsen just came onto the...

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Why Neuville’s Two Crashes May Have Put Him In The Perfect Position

There is no doubt that the beginning of the 2017 season was a bitter pill for Thierry Neuville and the Hyundai World Rally Team to swallow. Even though he showed incredible pace in Monte Carlo and Sweden, those rallies will ultimately be remembered for small lapses in concentration that led to two consecutive retirements from...

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Paul Coleman… On Dirt 4, the WRC, and the Love of Rally!

I think you’ll enjoy this one. This past week, Paul Coleman from Codemasters was kind enough to answer some questions for us about the new Dirt 4 as well as the WRC and rallying in general. This was a very busy week for Paul involving traveling to the opening round of the World Rallycross Championship in...

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