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Should liveries speak louder than results? Hope not!

Last week, Jason Anthony shared some of his thoughts concerning M-Sport and their driver options for next year. In that post Jason asked M-Sport to think carefully over Elfyn Evans and what they plan to do with him. Now, it seems M-Sport did not agree with everything Jason wrote, but I am pretty sure they...

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Video: She’s a screamer

In Formula 1 they have many buttons and switches, because they need buttons and switches to: a) make the cars work, b) make the racing work, c) provide a way for an occasional “leave me alone” yell aimed at their pit crews. In rallying, there are also buttons, but none of them is more important...

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Malcolm… Are You Really Crazy Enough to Let Elfyn Go?

With Citroen’s plans now revealed for 2016 and 2017, our attention now shifts to the next big “Silly Season” story… the fate of M-Sport’s two young drivers. Last month, this story broke when Malcolm Wilson essentially stated that both Elfyn Evans and Ott Tanak would be competing for their futures on Wales Rally GB. After...

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Citroën is out for a moment, but they’ll be right back

Aaand, they’re out! But not out out, as many of us feared, fortunately. Now, I’m not saying things cannot change, but I am fully confident in Citroën Racing’s ability to rebuild its World Rally Championship programme around the new car for 2017. I don’t think this is just an excuse to dive below radars in...

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Wales Rally GB = Monte Carlo = Sweden = New Z… oh

Let’s give Australia and the FIA’s and promoter’s “high-profile season finale” a chance, but I still cannot imagine a more fitting end to a difficult season than to wrap it all up in dark forests of Wales, soaked to the skin, half frozen, semi pissed and completely covered in mud. At least that is how...

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Is There Such Thing As “Too Safe”?

We preach rally safety a lot here on World Rally Blog, and we will continue to do so as long as people keep doing silly things. However, at times, there’s being safe, and then there’s going a bit too overboard. I’m afraid that we saw this today on the Chirk Castle spectator stage on Wales...

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Wales Rally GB, shakedown bits

Oh to not be busy and to have all the money and to be there now instead of whining to you on the internet! But sometimes things just don’t work out and the best you can do is to, well, hold on to whatever information you can, and take it from there. Wouldn’t it be...

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