World Rally Blog


Luck (in rallying) is a lie. Or is it?

In rallying, nothing comes close to “For sure”, the most common phrase ever, since the beginning of time. For sure, for sure is in the lead and by a huge margin, but this time I’d like to draw your attention to another well respected member of the rallying dictionary. You’ve all heard about luck, for...


Renault returns to rallying with official Gordinis

Bet you liked the idea in the title, didn’t you. Same here. It would be absolutely fantastic to see Renault or Nissan on the WRC stages, but this will not happen in the near future, sadly. Only Toyota expressed genuine interest in joining the series recently, but perhaps Renault isn’t too far away as well....


Nandan: “Hyundai is here to compete seriously”

Hyundai Motorsport failed to achieve their ultimate goal in Monte Carlo – they never reached the finish and the competitive mileage they were able to collect was not enough to draw more substantial conclusions about their potential, car-wise and team-wise. Or was it? Can you even hope to compare teams and drivers in an event...


Evans: “We managed to keep our noses clean all event”

Elfyn Evans, what a drive. First time in Monte, in a WRC car, and faced with all the challenges of 2014 event. Elfyn kept cool, calm, in fact he was so unfazed by everything that I got a bit spooked. Here’s this guy, first time here, and yet there are no doubts in his comments,...


Meeke: “Pleased for those who put their faith in me”

Kris Meeke shone in Monte Carlo this weekend and it’s a real shame Robert Kubica slid off the road right in the thick of a battle with Kris, it would be great to see them push each other for the remainder of the event. The British driver was in his element. There were no errors,...


Sebastienship continues, WRC in for more Ogiering

Somebody stop him! No, don’t do it, this is actually a fantastic start to another year of rallying and all those who think something is wrong if the sport is being dominated by one driver I don’t know what else to say but “how’s this his fault”? But I don’t think anyone is serious about...

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