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Ott Tänak describes The Plunge

“If you are in a lake, close to the limit of your life and fighting for it, when you finally win that fight it’s an amazing feeling. “I opened the seat belts and immediately after opening the door the car filled with water. Then it went down in a short time. “It was a bit...

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It’s time to Mexico!

Counting down hours before the start of round three of 2015 World Rally Championship, the always entertaining and challenging Rally Mexico. Judging from the results of the shakedown, Sebastien Ogier is in top form, but again, he usually is. Of course, shakedowns really don’t mean much, or even less, but as things stand right now,...

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Rally Fans… Are We Doing Our Part?

Jason Anthony, ladies and gentlemen. This time he wants to know if you are doing your part promoting all those things we love about WRC and rallying in general. Are you? Remember, even the simplest of simple things can help. Such as adding #WRC hash to your tweets, for example. Do let us know what...

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Third season of ADAC Opel Rallye Cup

Twenty crews from nine countries, including two all female crews and a calendar consisting of seven rounds – that, in a nutshell, is ADAC Opel Rallye Cup 2015. Opel says this is the most successful rally competition in Europe – I am not completely sure what they mean by that, but it definitely is a...

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Why no love for tarmac rallies?

According to “sources”, World Rally Championship does not want another tarmac rally added to its calendar. At the same time, new events are being discussed, and not only that. According to an article on Autosport website, WRC wants a round in China. The want is so strong that China could be added as early as...

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Have The #43 and #199 Ships Sailed for American Rallying?

What is the next most popular topic in the World Rally Championship related discussions, right after the future of technical regulations, the identity of Toyota’s drivers and the possibility of Sebastien Loeb making a few more strictly-one-off outings this year? Of course, it’s the rallying in the US, or rather, the prospects of this country...

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Video: Rally spectating at max level, this is it

For the record, all rally fans are greatest and bestest, period. No matter if they are still learning about the sport, as it only just appeared in their country, or they’re veteran professionals with decades of spectating under their belt, they’re all equally awesome. Naturally, if you happen to live in a country in which...

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Debut victory for Pärn in a 4WD car

Estonian rally fans gathered in South-Estonia at the weekend to witness the highest point of the Estonian motorsport winter season in Võru county. Võru winter rally 2015 saw the debut of Sander Pärn and James Morgan in their 4 wheel drive Ford Fiesta R5. The Estonian-Welsh crew took the lead from the first stage and...

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