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Let’s Speculate, Shall We?

Alright, I’ve been ruminating over this topic for the past few weeks, but have been waiting for the right time to pull the pin and throw it out there. Before I go any further, I need to make it clear that everything you are going to read is speculation… a hunch if you will. I...

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Should we stay or should we snow?

Unless something terrible happens, like a tropical storm in the Arctic, the second round of the World Rally Championship should be safe and we should be getting our traditional snow fest. The organizers had to make some significant cuts, though. They took their hot knife and sliced through the itinerary to make it shorter, and...

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Ogier’s frustration – I hope it’s real!

After finishing second at the season opener in Monte Carlo, Sebastien Ogier declared himself “slightly frustrated”, which can be explained in several ways. One reason for his frustration undoubtedly comes from the fact he has been winning this event for several years in succession, which itself can be partially attributed to him growing up on...

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Voice of… Dirtfish?

It’s been a little over a week since this news came out, but I think that it is notable enough to deserve a few words. Right when we though the crazy WRC “silly season” of rumors, transfers and retirements was over, one final bombshell was dropped on the eve of the Monte Carlo Rally. Colin...

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Lasting Memories of 2019

As we celebrate the beginning of a new year and a new decade, I wanted to take a moment to look back on this past year in rallying. These might not be the biggest stories of the season, but for me, they are some of the defining moments from 2019 across the world of rallying...

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I Just Push The Button

I know that the last time you heard from me, I didn’t leave things in the most positive way. With the heaviness of all the unfortunate news coming out of the WRC weighing me down, I definitely left things on a somber note. With the confirmation of Michelin’s departure from the championship this week, it...

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Memories of Skoda

Over the past 2 decades in the world of rallying, Skoda Motorsport has played an interesting role. In their early years with the Octavia and Fabia WRC cars, they were the perennial underdog. As that era passed and Skoda turned their attention away from the top class towards S2000 and R5, they transitioned to became...

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