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Colin McRae Rally 2.0 is back! 2

Colin McRae Rally 2.0 is back!

Codemasters did something dirty, something very dirty. Which usually means that they did something good for all the WRC and rally fans out there. No, it’s not DiRT 4 yet, but it’ll grab everyone’s attention, I’m sure. Especially if you consider yourself to be a classic example of a rally fan, emphasis on classic bit. What I really mean is,...

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Behold WRC+, everything is possible now for a few € each month

Live stages, live onboards (what happened to the immensely huge technical challenges regarding this?), live maps (hey, we’ve only been asking for this for couple of years now), truckload of video highlights and reports… it’s no longer a dream; for only €4.99 per month you can enjoy all this and more thanks to WRC+ set of services, provided by WRC...

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German WRC “debut” for Toyota GT86 CS-R3

The GT86 CS-R3 rally car will make its public debut at ADAC Rallye Deutschland, the ninth round of the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship, TOYOTA Motorsport GmbH (TMG) can confirm. TMG has chosen to return to its rallying roots with a rear-wheel-drive car to entertain drivers and fans alike, following in the wheel tracks of cars such as the spectacular...

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Can we have legends vs stars in France too?

Perhaps this rally legends vs rally stars idea is not only great but fantastic, for spectators and stream viewers all over the world. Now, how about extending this concept, be it in the same-ish format or different, to other events in the World Rally Championship calendar? For example, Rallye de France? With French rally legends competing. Sebastien Loeb, Francois Delecour,...

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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,...

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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...