Category: WRC News

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Voice of… Dirtfish?

It’s been a little over a week since this news came out, but I think that it is notable enough to deserve a few words. Right when we though the crazy WRC “silly season” of rumors, transfers and retirements was over, one final bombshell was dropped on the eve of the Monte Carlo Rally. Colin...

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Lasting Memories of 2019

As we celebrate the beginning of a new year and a new decade, I wanted to take a moment to look back on this past year in rallying. These might not be the biggest stories of the season, but for me, they are some of the defining moments from 2019 across the world of rallying...

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I Just Push The Button

I know that the last time you heard from me, I didn’t leave things in the most positive way. With the heaviness of all the unfortunate news coming out of the WRC weighing me down, I definitely left things on a somber note. With the confirmation of Michelin’s departure from the championship this week, it...

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Memories of Skoda

Over the past 2 decades in the world of rallying, Skoda Motorsport has played an interesting role. In their early years with the Octavia and Fabia WRC cars, they were the perennial underdog. As that era passed and Skoda turned their attention away from the top class towards S2000 and R5, they transitioned to became...

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An Opportunity Awaits?

Last week, the FIA World Motorsport Council approved the guiding principals of the 2022 WRC rules package. Like the initial proposal of this rules concept that emerged back in the summer, the details are still pretty sparse. We do know that the next generation of world rally car will feature a standardized “bolt on” hybrid...

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A Sour Taste?

So it’s that time of year again: early winter in the Northern Hemisphere. It’s time for eating too many sweets, strolling through Christmas markets, getting to see (or having to put up with) the family, and that terribly awkward work party… you know… all that holiday stuff. For the rally lover, it’s a time to...

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Ogier in Toyota, OK… but what happened to Citroën?

Two major bombs descended upon green pastures of World Rally Championship in recent weeks. They were closely linked and their explosion rocked our world almost in unison. Bomb number one belonged to Citroën while number two had Toyota logo on it, underlined with Sebastien Ogier’s signature. Citroën’s bomb went off first – French squad announced...

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