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One loop down and guess who’s in the lead

Dat Volkswagen, or should I say das Volkswagen. Sebastien Ogier, Andreas Mikkelsen and Jari-Matti Latvala are in the lead after four special stages in Sweden, but they’re closely followed by Estonian ace Ott Tanak. Making the best possible use of his WRC comeback, Ott is currently fourth, only 2.2 seconds behind Latvala. Impressive run for...

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Video: Shakedown by Best of Rally Live

Nothing much to add here except bravo once again to the crews of Michelin Audiovisuel. Once again they managed to capture the best moments of WRC action, this time they were at the scene of 2014 Rally Sweden shakedown. Enjoy the mix of snow, sparks, studs, jumps and the stunning slow motion snippets.

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Andreas Mikkelsen fastest on Karlstad super special

Impressive drive, nothing else to say. The conditions were changing rapidly and the surface was all over the place with grip (grip you say?), but Andreas kept his cool and made full use of starting position and well tuned machinery. Not many drivers looked like they were out to push this evening, but Andreas did...

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WRC app is back and it’s plain fantastic!

“We want live TV! We want working splits! We want WRC app! We want free cookies!” For months and months these shouts echoed in and around WRC-o-sphere, forcing us to realize how crucial these things are to modern day rally enthusiasts. We had no idea if this shouting would change anything but we kept shouting...

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Petition to let Toyota know we want them back in WRC!

This year Toyota Motorsport is going to build a rally car based on Yaris and prepared in line with the current WRC rules. Toyota will use this car to evaluate some things concerning the possible World Rally Championship comeback in the future. As far as we, the fans, know, Toyota will not compete with this...

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Volkswagen aiming for victory in Sweden – official preview

Volkswagen Motorsport and Sebastien Ogier will have a unique opportunity to crush one particularly stubborn record this week in Sweden. Should Sebastien and co-driver Julien Ingrassia win this year, they will become first non-Scandinavian crew with two consecutive wins in this event. Or should we say the only non-Scandinavian crew with two wins in Sweden,...

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Video: Mikko Hirvonen hits 6th gear, in the gym

This is Mikko Hirvonen, M-Sport World Rally Team driver, hitting 6th gear. In the gym. He says it was a bit silly kind of training, but really, is there such a thing as a silly exercise. No, there isn’t. Keeping in shape is extremely important for rally drivers and co-drivers even though they just sit...

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Video: Perspective Pontus Tidemand – must watch

Rally documentaries are great, no matter if they’re about the cars long gone, such as group B films, or about the young and upcoming talents. Documentaries provide unique insight into the lives of former, current and future champions, enabling us learn more about the people behind the names we see on WRC entry lists. Every...

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