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Road position blues or how to make Ogier happy

I wanted to discuss comments made by Sebastien Ogier after he crossed the finish line in Portugal in this post, but maybe that will have to wait a bit and get some space in another post (I will try to share my thoughts on the things which prompted SO’s controversial comments). It is often we...

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Rally Portugal: Musings After Leg 1

Road sweeping: After the roughness of Rally Argentina negated some of the road sweeping effects, those issues came right back to the forefront on Leg 1 of Portugal. It was interesting to hear how the different drivers reacted to it. I hate to pick on Sebastien Ogier too much, but lets be honest, he has...

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Don’t hate the wait, enjoy the show

Long breaks are long, too long in fact, but on the other hand, the world of rallying is big and busy enough, so even these long breaks between WRC events are not so difficult to survive. Actually, I am not entirely sure I would like to see rallies stacked too close together, with one or...

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Renault Sport and Clio R3T join the WRC3 in Portugal

Renault Sport Technologies opens its WRC3 World Rally Championship campaign at Rally de Portugal. Andrea Crugnola and Michele Ferrara will compete in a Clio R3T, prepared by ASM H. Motorsport. The ambitious goal of winning the title by the end of the season means the Italian crew will be aiming to score heavily in the...

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Big chunk of 2016 WRC calendar revealed

First of all, this is just a list of events which are set to remain in the calendar next year, subject to WMSC approval, so nothing is set in stone just yet. The list consists of Monte Carlo, Sweden, Argentina, Finland, Australia, Italy, Poland, Mexico and Spain. Some very big names are missing from the...

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Citroën finally retires (g)old livery, paints it black

Citroën DS3 WRC has a new livery! It almost looks like they were waiting for that win in order to get rid of the old clothes and put on some new colours. I must say, I love it. I had a tough time defending the old design, because, in all honesty, it was (getting) old,...

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Toyota postpones deliveries of GT86 CS-R3

In short, first kits will be delivered in October this year, which will give customers enough time to prepare for next season, according to Toyota Motorsport. Cologne based team explained the issues with the new rally car further below. They will also offer refunds and free entries to 2016 edition of HJS TMG GT86 CS-R3...

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