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Youngsters run the World (RX)!

Mettet (B) – Six rounds of World RX, six winners! Toomas ‘Topicross’ Heikkinen is the new name on the list after winning the Belgian round of the championship. With the oldest driver on the podium only 25 years old (Kristoffersson) it’s clear that the youngsters ran this weekend’s World RX. Youngest guy on the podium?...


First action-packed day with highs and lows for WRC stars

Mettet (B) – It’s been an action-packed day in Mettet . The highs were clearly for Petter Solberg (Citroën DS3) and Pontus Tidemand (Audi S1). The lows -or better said- mixed feelings, for François Duval (VW Polo) and Henning Solberg (Saab 93) as they both failed to finish one of their heats through contact with...


Toyota GT86 CS-R3, this is it?

For once, I will let pictures do the talking. Toyota GT86 in what looks like a very convincing rally guise. Is this the long awaited CS-R3 version of the car, the one Toyota Motorsport is teasing us about for a while now? According to this tweet by Daniel Joachim, yes, yes it is. Even though...


Video: Nicola Adams joins Thierry Neuville for a ride on Goodwood stage

Olympic Gold Medalist boxer Nicola Adams is no strange to extremes, obviously, and that always helps if you’re about to do something as radical as sit beside a top World Rally Championship driver for a flat-out rally stage ride. Being used to always expect the unexpected is a great virtue, especially in a rally car....


Four WRC stars on Mettet RX entrylist

Mettet (B) – More and more media are discovering the power of World RX. Last month World Rally Blog attended at the Mettet mediaday exchanging words and thoughts with World RX director Martin Anayi. Now time has come to let the drivers speak leaving them nothing more than a steering wheel, throttle and the massive...

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