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Citroën, dousing disappointment with hope and ambition

That potential. Multiple world champions and proven winners, Citroën Racing ended up collecting only couple of points in Mexico so it’s fair to say they aren’t exactly happy nor satisfied. Things looked good for them over the weekend, Mads Ostberg had a great run before he made a mistake and dropped out of the event...


Gaps may be big, but so is the Guanajuatito

Sure enough, Sebastien Ogier’s lead in Mexico is what you could call solid and/or pretty significant. Same goes for the advantage Jari-Matti Latvala has over Thierry Neuville – three and a half minutes is enough time to stop, have a Corona and move on while still maintaining the lead over your rival. Further down the...


Thanks a lot, Rally Mexico!

Thanks a lot, Rally Mexico. No really, thanks a lot. Was it too much to hope for a clean day and no dramas so we can enjoy the big battles and close duels up until the very end of the event. Apparently yes it was! It could have been so nice, but no. No! Rally...


Sebastien Ogier knows no dust

What’s a little dust but a thing to play in. Before the first day of Rally Mexico everybody and their favourite teacher predicted huge time losses for the front runners, the championship leaders, who were, under the new rules, set to tackle the stages first and therefore lose a lot of time dealing with the...


Mads Ostberg leads the show in Mexico

First loop of Friday stages is behind us and it was one hell of a loop. All sorts of things came into play, from dust on some sections on the first stage, to some mechanical or confidence issues to inevitable mistakes by drivers and co-drivers alike. Busy morning in Mexico, to say the least. In...


12 drivers and 10 nations in 2014 JWRC (so far)

If anything, this year’s Junior World Rally Championship will be very international in its character, which is very nice indeed. As the recent news bit from Citroën Racing revealed, FIA has received the total of 12 registrations for crews coming from 10 countries. I am not sure if there is a deadline for entries and...

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