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Nandan: “Loeb and Grönholm, my dream team!”

There is no summer vacation for Hyundai Motorsport team and it’s members. Instead of basking in the sun, they’re working hard on the project that could further revitalize the World Rally Championship, especially if Hyundai manages a competitive start of next year’s campaign. We saw the i20 WRC tested on tarmac recently and plenty more...

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Video: Hyundai i20 WRC tested on tarmac and JB was there!

Hey, you do remember how only few days ago we called for a more elaborate media interaction between Hyundai’s WRC team and, well, media? Sure you do. I am positive they understood the message and we should soon be able to see more footage and other goodies, shot at team’s testing sessions. You might think...

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Video: Artificial rally jumps are not that fun

UPDATE: According to numerous comments below, and some emails I’ve received, it turns out that this exact spot and the jump were in fact marked in the road book, distance to the jump was noted too. It was not on the road during recce, but organizers supplied enough information for the crews to know where...

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All we hear is “lack of confidence”, but what does it mean?

If only drivers could talk, it would make things so much easier to understand. Instead of the usual phrases about the lack of confidence, perhaps they could tell us more about what exactly they think is wrong. In motor sports, confidence can be lost over the smallest of things, just like the smallest of mechanical...

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Is Kubica ready to switch from custom shifter to proper sequential stick?

If Robert Kubica decides to continue his career in rallying for another year, eventually growing out of WRC2 into the big thing that is the numberless WRC, will his custom-built gearbox system follow? This year he is using a specially adapted gear change system, utilizing levers instead of conventional sequential shifter lever. To ensure that...

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Citroën puts Meeke ahead of Sordo for Australia

Dani Sordo is not having the best season and even though he was able to display some of his speed and skill, the results and points are not exactly doing him a favour. Too often we hear him complaining about the lack of confidence and without confidence you may feel like you’re doing the best...

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New Loebs and Ogiers are out there, WRC must find them!

Sebastien Ogier is THIS close from winning the 2013 WRC title, but as we all know, THIS can vary in size dramatically in rallying. His pace is destructive, but even more destructive is the ability to make the best use of the car without pushing it over the edge. For him, it’s not about pushing...

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