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How Mexican altitude eats up your horsepower

Every event that features special stages at high altitude is a special thing for teams and engineers. The higher the cars go, the more power their engine will lose due to the difference in air density. The upcoming Rally Mexico will put these exact challenges before the teams and crews competing in this year’s World...

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Video: Robert Kubica testing a jump button on his Fiesta

For the upcoming Rally Mexico one of my picks in podium predictions and fantasy leagues and imaginary series will, of course, be Robert Kubica. As a good fanboy I will put his name on the list despite the fact that he did not bring me any points of virtual glory so far this year. I...

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Hyundai rallies on – Hayden Paddon joins the team for 7 rounds

Hey, wow! Read on. Hyundai Motorsport adds Hayden Paddon to its driver line-up Hyundai Motorsport has today revealed that New Zealander Hayden Paddon will join the team at selected rounds of the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), starting with Rally Italia Sardegna in June. The 26-year-old will be flanked by his compatriot John Kennard...

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Jari-Matti Latvala: “I ain’t afraid of no Seb!”

After reading this interview I think I understand a bit better what it’s like to be Jari-Matti Latvala these days. Remember how we sort of joked on his account when he was talking to himself after some bad moments, even arguing. We also felt for him when he seemed to be under so much pressure...

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Video: Elfyn Evans kicking some dust during Mexico PET

Two rallies into his first proper WRC season and Elfyn Evans already has quite a reputation. Young Welshman did not finish in Sweden but he also did not leave the North empty handed. For him every bit of information and experience is extremely valuable and in Sweden he collected heaps of both. Even though this...

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Hyundai confirms Sordo for Fafe Rally Sprint

Spectacular and full of nostalgia, that’s Fafe Rally Sprint in short. It’s a brief yet thrilling blast through one very specific stretch of road, used as a special stage ages ago. It does not count towards overall results of Rally Portugal but that does not stop thousands of fans to line the surrounding hills and...

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Toyota, Yaris, WRC, yumps… tweet!

What is better than the morning coffee? This is! Is it for real, or just a tease? And in either case, when can we expect to learn more? If you haven’t already, make sure to sign the petition HERE – it may not amount to much and it is just for fun, but why not...

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