World Rally Blog

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There’s Something Very Wrong With Citroen’s Dampers

I’ve been suspecting this for some time now, but after witnessing the events that unfolded in Argentina this weekend, I think it’s safe to put this out there. There is something very wrong with the dampers on the Citroen C3 WRC. Before we dive into this topic, let’s go over a quick review on what...

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But It’s Not FAIR!!!

So, Andreas Mikkelsen is offered a test by the Hyundai World Rally Team, and now all the other teams are getting nervous that Hyundai could become the next VW. I’m sorry, but this is absolutely ridiculous and it sounds a bit like sour grapes to me. It isn’t like Andreas Mikkelsen just came onto the...

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Why Neuville’s Two Crashes May Have Put Him In The Perfect Position

There is no doubt that the beginning of the 2017 season was a bitter pill for Thierry Neuville and the Hyundai World Rally Team to swallow. Even though he showed incredible pace in Monte Carlo and Sweden, those rallies will ultimately be remembered for small lapses in concentration that led to two consecutive retirements from...

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Paul Coleman… On Dirt 4, the WRC, and the Love of Rally!

I think you’ll enjoy this one. This past week, Paul Coleman from Codemasters was kind enough to answer some questions for us about the new Dirt 4 as well as the WRC and rallying in general. This was a very busy week for Paul involving traveling to the opening round of the World Rallycross Championship in...

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Getting Excited for Dirt 4!

In all honesty, we’re a bit late to this party since news about Dirt 4 has been around for months now. However, we’ve got a break between WRC events, so I thought now would be as good a time as any to write a piece about Codemaster’s new rally game. If I could sum up...

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A Big Weekend of Regional Action

While the WRC was on a break this weekend, and we were all at home trying to recover from the heart attacks that Kris Meeke gave us in Mexico, there was plenty of regional rally action going on around the world. This weekend, we saw the season opener for the MSA British Rally Championship and...

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Fly Away Stage Problems: Bad Idea or Bad Luck?

The moment I looked at my Twitter feed this morning, my heart began to sink. News was filtering through that the WRC convoy was delayed on the trip back to Leon from Mexico City. Apparently there was an accident that caused the closure of the main route. Immediately, thoughts of Argentina 2007 came back to...

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