Category: World of Rally


Meeke, Bouffier and Breen tested Peugeot 208 T16 on the loose

Hey, check this out – a post about Kris Meeke actually driving a rally car, no just talking about it, or unleashing his frustrations on some random Bentley! In line with earlier announcement, Meeke joined Peugeot Sport’s regular Craig Breen in a test session. The car at hand – brand new Peugeot 208 T16, also...


Photo of the rally: Ricardo Moura & muddy wet hell of the Azores

This picture says it all, basically. There is nothing nature can throw at rally fans, that will stop them from having a good time, cheering their sporting heroes. Rain, fog, snow, mud… nothing but pesky little annoyances. Ricardo Moura drove a superb rally, clinched third place and won Colin McRae Flat Out Trophy. Here he...


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...


Peugeot Rally Academy looks back at rally of survival in the Azores

The fourth round of the 2013 European Rally Championship was the Sata Rallye Açores which will be remembered for years to come for its appalling weather conditions. The three Peugeot Rally Academy crews did their best in the storm, with Craig Breen and Jérémi Ancian finishing second and fifth overall respectively, while Stéphane Lefebvre won...


Kopecky wins, Breen claims the spotlight

SATA Rallye Açores began with Robert Kubica showing huge potential and outright skill early on, proving he should rightfully be considered a favourite on any surface this year. His instinct and raw speed are usually enough to compensate for the lack of proper rally experience, but when conditions deteriorated yesterday, and when fog became too...


Drivers complaining about the conditions in the Azores?

I am not entirely sure what to make of the following piece of text. It arrived to World Rally Blog’s mailbox little over an hour ago, and it obviously deals with the fourth round of the European Rally Championship, SATA Rallye Açores. As you will see, text says there were complaints from unnamed drivers on...