Category: Random Thoughts

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Latvala’s manager confirms contacts with Volkswagen

Adding more fuel to the fire of Jari-Matti Latvala’s alleged transfer from Ford to Volkswagen, driver’s manager Timo Jouhki confirmed contacting Volkswagen. Rumour has it that Latvala is seriously considering other options and with both seats taken in Citroën (at least until Sebastien Loeb decides he’s had enough) Volkswagen remains only viable solution if Latvala...

Can Novikov replace JML at Ford? 1

Can Novikov replace JML at Ford?

Arrival of third factory team to the World Rally Championship (OK, fourth if we still consider Mini a factory team) means exciting times on drivers market – main question is who will be selected to accompany Sebastien Ogier in Volkswagen next year, and there are several options. Recently, british Autosport dropped a mini-bomb by claiming...

Jari-Matti Latvala moves to Volkswagen? I sure hope so! 0

Jari-Matti Latvala moves to Volkswagen? I sure hope so!

Finnish press is buzzing today with the unconfirmed and of course unofficial news of Jari-Matti Latvala’s move to Volkswagen by the end of this year, sourced from Autosport. After seeing what move to Citroën brought to Mikko Hirvonen, I can only say, good one Mr. Latvala! Of course, I can only speak from my admittedly...

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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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