Category: Random Thoughts

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Why it is good that Seb Loeb left the WRC?

To make it perfectly clear, it’s not good. It’s obvious he still has plenty of speed, but if the ambition is gone, and after winning EVERYTHING I reckon it just might be, there’s no point in doing things which are not amusing to you. Yes, I know you cannot really grasp the concept or someone...

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Video: Just Juho Hanninen doing his thing

Ever since Hyundai Motorsport confirmed Juho Hanninen as their test and development driver there were all sorts of comments and opinions regarding this decision. Most people think Hyundai made the right choice, but some question whether Mr. Hanninen is the right kind of pilot for the new and reportedly very ambitious team. Well, the fact...

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Six months of lousy timing service, FIA decides to ask questions, receives epic excuses

Time’s up, timekeepers! It’s now time to answer some questions about time and timing, because for six months now, and that’s a lot of time, we were exposed to sub par service, missing stage times, very iffy split times, sometimes no times. Whenever Autosport features a WRC labeled story, and previous/next WRC event is at...

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How prepared is Hyundai going to be in 2014?

Technically, I am pretty sure they’ll be right there with the i20 WRC, competitive very early on, but what about the drivers. I did not want to push this little “debate” into the Juho Hanninen article, so here are some brief thoughts about their drivers programme. We all know Juho Hanninen has a limited WRC...

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European Rallycross Championship, can you recheck your TV partners?

Not being from the US or the UK, I’m kind of familiar with the “this content is not available in your area” messages, popping up on various online services, such as radio, music or video streams. One such service is this year’s FIA European Rallycross Championship. It definitely is exciting and popular, but sadly, it’s...

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Official WRC Twitter account is all about… Formula 1?

Well, it’s not all about Formula 1 yet, but bit by bit, and we could end up with a full F1 race Twitter coverage on what claims to be official Twitter account of the World Rally Championship. I get the love of motorsport, I get the fascination with Formula 1, as a major motorsport… thing,...

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Videos: Spectators at Pikes Peak, too close for comfort

The second video (below) is now probably pretty famous already – a pack of spectators, let’s call them ill informed, decided to run across the track less then a second before the storming Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak, driven by Sebastien Loeb, raced by. All of it was captured by the guy standing on the...

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