Category: Random Thoughts

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Sordo rolls, Ogier all sorts of MAD

First stage went though quite peacefully, drivers and co-drivers getting into the groove, studying the conditions and trying out the footwear on their cars against the elements. But then, on Special stage 3, the monstrous 51 kilometer realization of a dream by Jean Todt test, it all went a little bit more dramatic. Apparently, Dani...

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Ogier vs. Loeb, (yet) another view (sigh!)

I tried to steer away from the battle of Sebastiens, I really did, but to no avail. It’s futile to even attempt to resist it or deny it. Because this battle is actually one of the biggest stories in recent years, and also, sadly, the story that will never really be told properly. Just because...

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Ogier vs. Loeb, put it to rest?

There is absolutely no chance Sebastien Ogier will be able to avoid questions and inquiries about Sebastien Loeb, as the latter Frenchman arrives to Argentina for another of his retirement rallies this year. In fact, Ogier already answered to some of these questions, and it’s safe to say, he is going to hear approximately another...

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Kubica: to try and crash, or not try at all?

Jan Kopecky won the SATA Rally Açores, but once again, many eyes were watching the progress and performance of former Formula 1 ace, Robert Kubica. For a good reason – he was once again quick, and looked in a very good shape to challenge for the victory. Kubica already experienced this, being fast from the...

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Because Lancia Delta images never get old

Granted, group B cars were monsters, and it took special set of skills to keep them on the road. Latest generation of group A cars were also awesome because they were: a) rather sophisticated rally machines, b) based on cars that you could buy and enjoy every day, more or less. But for some, it...

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Photo rally: Top three photos of 2013 Rally Portugal

Beautiful scenery, tens of thousands of enthusiastic fans and best rally crews in the world – all ingredients were there for best sports photographers to take some stunning pictures. And they did. Media archives of all teams are filled with great imagery, capturing both cars and crews, as well as the surroundings. Even though there...

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