Category: Random Thoughts

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Wilson rules out demoting “binary” Latvala

2012 really was shaped to be The Year for Jari-Matti Latvala – he got promoted to number 1 status in Ford and with new and experienced team mate Petter Solberg, Latvala was expected to shine and show maturity, speed and ability to bring home victories, or even more important, points. But, we all know what...

What the F(IA)? 0

What the F(IA)?

This will be short because I just had a massive pizza and I will not allow myself to be influenced by some of the “#%”!#$& antics played out by the FIA, thus spoiling my late dinner. It’s about the priorities, and from the looks of things, FIA has them all mixed up in a strange...

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High drama that was Rally Portugal

Drama and rally are good combination, great even, and there is no point in denying it. Sure, we all have our favourites among drivers and teams and we sort of like to see certain crews win more often than others, but even if drama means my favourite driver or team will not take victory or...

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(World) Rally Radio in double stereo

Today I woke up rather late. I had to get up pretty early for previous two days due to doctor’s appointment and some other things, so I treated myself with a longer nap today. And what’s the first thing I saw after grabbing my coffee and opening up Twitter? Colin Clark and Becs Williams are...

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Solution to dust problems on gravel rallies

Here it is, perfect solution for dust problems on gravel rallies. New device is rumoured to be making it’s way on to WRC cars very soon, apparently Volkswagen will be testing it on their Polo R WRC and all the top WRC teams will get discount so they can save some money while at the...

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Quest: The best looking rally car livery

As the years go by and various sponsors and investors come and go, cars and teams change their colours and liveries to accomodate new money-bringers. In this constant change some teams are big and powerful enough to keep their colours more or less intact and can aford to get creative while others are happy to...

Rally Portugal lays down it’s traps 0

Rally Portugal lays down it’s traps

It’s the nature of the sport – you can be fast and competitive and in a great car, but all it takes is a split second of concentration lapse and you clip a rock and send your “million dollar” car tumbling down the hill. On three WRC events held so far this year we had...

To Fafe or not to Fafe? 0

To Fafe or not to Fafe?

Talking about Fafe phenomenon is like talking about why Col de Turini is so famous or Ouninpohja is so unique – you just cannot do them justice by talking – you need to be there, with tens of thousands of fans to be able to experience the magic first hand. By seeing so many fans...

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