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Sure, Sebastien Loeb is fast, but…

Let’s play a bit of a devil’s advocate here. Sebastien Loeb had it a bit easier on the first stage, starting well down the order and probably hearing a wee bit of information or two about the conditions and struggles of the other drivers. Even if no such information reached Seb and Daniel, they probably...

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Despite a misfire or two, live stream launch was a great idea

The idea behind it was great. I hope this will become a tradition in Monte Carlo and maybe elsewhere too. Live stream of events, taking place before the rally actually begins, with rally crews, rally cars, VIPs and known figures, is a great way to start the new season and bring the atmosphere to millions...

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Rallye de France is homeless now

OK, so Sebastien Loeb is retired now and nobody cares anymore for the French round of the Championship, so the local government and authorities had no other choice but to withdraw their support for the Alsace based event? No, not really, even though I suppose Loeb being a local played some part in the past....

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WRC+, let’s see what all the fuss is about

World Rally Blog joined the WRC+ family of fans today. I thought I should pay up and see what this is all about, since I am actually writing and pretending to be clever and witty about it all. I’ve decided to go with a monthly option, which costs 5€ per month. If you want to...

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Like father like son – Petter & Oliver Solberg just doing their Solberg thing

This is both adorable and awesomely impressive at the same time. Petter Solberg, the only driver with two world champion titles in two FIA disciplines (WRC & World RX) and his son Oliver took part in Finnskogvalsen rally in Norway. Two Solbergs competed in Petter’s famous Ford Escort MkII, taking third place overall. While Oliver...

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I wish for ice and snow, also some sun and shade

Weather can be your friend or foe, it can make things more enjoyable and doable, or it can turn even the most mundane things, such as standing at the side of the road, waiting for (rally) cars to drive by, into living hell. Casual fans will complain, to them even few drops of rain are...

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Second season of Junior WRC by Citroën & FIA

Eleven crews, seven rounds and a new car, this is what 2015 Junior World Rally Championship is in a nutshell. Citroën and FIA are heading into season two of their joint project, aimed at providing a platform for young drivers and co-drivers to enter the WRC scene and gather experience competing in the events that...

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