SÉBASTIEN LOEB CLAIMED HIS FIRST WRC VICTORY FOR MORE THAN FIVE YEARS IN A PULSATING FINALE TO RALLYRACC CATALUNYA – RALLY DE ESPAÑA ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. The nine-time world champion, making his final guest appearance of the season with Citroën Racing, edged defending title holder Sébastien Ogier by 2.9sec in an intense finale to the […]

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Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and his British co-driver Seb Marshall finished Wales Rally GB, the 11th round of the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship, with a consistent and close-fought seventh place. After three days and 317.74 kilometres of rallying through northern and mid-Wales, just 15 seconds separated Paddon’s Hyundai Motorsport team-mate Thierry Neuville in […]

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WORLD CHAMPION SÉBASTIEN OGIER SEALED AN EPIC COMEBACK TO WIN DAYINSURE WALES RALLY GB ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND BECOME THE MOST SUCCESSFUL DRIVER IN THE EVENT’S HISTORY. He secured his fifth victory following an enthralling final leg duel through the north Wales forests with Jari-Matti Latvala, reigniting his bid for a sixth consecutive FIA World […]

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WORLD CHAMPION SÉBASTIEN OGIER WILL RETURN TO CITROËN RACING NEXT SEASON AFTER SIGNING A DEAL FOR 2019 WITH THE FRENCH MANUFACTURER. He returns to the Satory-based team, with whom he spent the early days of his WRC career, after a two-year spell with M-Sport Ford. Friday afternoon’s announcement was not a surprise after it became […]

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OTT TÄNAK CLINCHED BACK-TO-BACK WRC VICTORIES IN GERMANY ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON WHICH THREATEN TO GATECRASH THE HEAD-TO-HEAD TITLE FIGHT BETWEEN THIERRY NEUVILLE AND SÉBASTIEN OGIER. The Estonian, driving a Toyota Yaris, won ADAC Rallye Deutschland by 39.2sec, three weeks after success in Finland. It was his second consecutive win on Germany’s tricky asphalt roads after […]

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THIERRY NEUVILLE SNATCHED A THRILLING RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA VICTORY ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON AFTER EDGING WRC TITLE RIVAL SÉBASTIEN OGIER IN AN ELECTRIFYING SHOOTOUT IN THE FINAL SPEED TEST. He trailed Ogier by 0.8sec ahead of the 6.96km test, but delivered a daredevil drive in his Hyundai i20 to overhaul the Frenchman and claim his third […]

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HAYDEN PADDON HAS SAID HE’S ‘FIGHTING FIT’ FOR NEXT WEEKEND’S RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA (7-10 JUNE) FOLLOWING HIS RALLY-ENDING CRASH AT LAST MONTH’S VODAFONE RALLY DE PORTUGAL. The Hyundai i20 driver was battling for the lead before the accident on the second run of Friday’s Ponte de Lima stage. Paddon ran wide to avoid a stone […]

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HAYDEN PADDON IS CONFIDENT OF BEING FIT FOR NEXT MONTH’S WRC FIXTURE IN ITALY AFTER INJURING HIS BACK IN A RALLY-ENDING 15G CRASH IN PORTUGAL LAST WEEKEND. He spent a night in hospital after complaining of lower back pain when he crashed out of the lead at Vodafone Rally de Portugal in Friday afternoon’s final […]

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HAYDEN PADDON HAS ADMITTED HE HAS A HUNGER LIKE NEVER BEFORE AS HE PREPARES FOR HIS WRC RETURN AT NEXT WEEK’S VODAFONE RALLY DE PORTUGAL (17-20 MAY). The 31-year-old was absent from Hyundai’s WRC squad in Argentina, Corsica and Mexico and will rejoin the line-up for the first time since February when he finished fifth […]

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A DOMINANT OTT TÄNAK SCORED HIS THIRD WRC VICTORY, AND HIS FIRST FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING, ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT YPF RALLY ARGENTINA. After dictating the opening two legs, he eased through the classic El Condor and Giulio Cesare speed tests in the rock-strewn Traslasierra mountains today to win this fifth round of the FIA […]

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