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For Ogier, Citroen Would Be a “Win-Win”

As the rumblings about a potential move from M-Sport Ford to Citroen for Sebastien Ogier continue to grow, it makes one wonder, “What does Seb get out of this?” At first glance, it would be easy to come to the conclusion that in the best case scenario, it would be a lateral move. After all,...

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Ask Elfyn Evans anything

Plain and simple, Elfyn Evans will be answering questions from the audience on September 26th and if you wish to ask him anything, this is your chance. Elfyn needs no special introduction, but surely there are some things you’d like to ask him yourself. Even though he will probably be expecting questions about the World...

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Rally Turkey Is Just What The Modern WRC Needed

When Rally Turkey appeared on the 2018 WRC calendar, the first thing I sarcastically thought to myself was, “Great… another gravel rally, that’s just what we need.” I really doubted that this rally could differentiate itself from the likes of Mexico, Portugal, Argentina, and Sardinia. I mean, it’s another dry, dusty rally up in some...

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No Country for Old Men? Don’t Tell “El Matador”!

On paper, the Dakar Rally should be a young man’s game. Arguably the most grueling motorsport event on the planet, the 40th edition of the Dakar featured 14 stages stretching almost 9,000km. Of those 14 stages, half of them were spent in a maze of confusing and unforgiving desert sand dunes. In addition, 5 stages...

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How Will 2017 Be Remembered?

As we bring 2017 to a close, I decided to sit down and have a good think about the season that has just passed us by. In many ways, it was a classic season that will go down in the history books. I will certainly remember it for the rest of my life. But what...

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Opinion: Is It Time for BOP in R5?

Today, VW finally broke the silence on the future of their brand new Polo R5 project. If everything goes to plan, it looks like the car will be ready for it’s competitive debut right in time for the 2018 ADAC Rally Deutschland. Even though we haven’t seen any photos or video of the car in...

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Malcolm’s Finest Moment… One to Savor…

In one sense, it’s almost incredible that it took until 2017. Twenty years after M-Sport assumed the responsibility of Ford’s WRC efforts, Malcolm Wilson finally got the driver’s title he’d been chasing for so long. Yes, M-Sport did win the manufacturers title back to back in the lean years of 2006 and 2007 when there...

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