M-Sport confirms return of Mikko Hirvonen & Elfyn Evans for WRC 2014

Today, M-Sport officially confirmed the return of its former driver, Mikko Hirvonen, who after 8-year drive had moved to Citroen during 2012-13. Joining the attack lineup for 2014 along with the veteran would be the younger Elfyn Evans. Read the excerpts of the official news-report, here below. M-Sport will field a mix of youth and […]

Korean Car for Belgian Bullet | Thierry Neuville to Drive Hyundai i20 WRC in 2014

As much speculated and anticipated, it happened. Belgian bullet Thierry Neuville has been confirmed by the Korean car manufacturer Hyundai, for its car number 1 seat in the upcoming debut season of its new spec WRC car, Hyundai i20. Almost since a month, the Belgian was spotted in the Hyundai campus, and various news and […]

Mikko’s Tragedy, Sebastien’s Parody | Ogier Wins Rally Australia, WRC – 2013

Sebastien Ogier wins Rally Australia, but looses the crown due to Mikko‘s misfortune! The Citroen driver started off the day with the opening stage victory, and the rest was claimed by the Frenchman.  Top three places were at the safe-keeping with Ogier, Mikko and Thierry Neuville, respectively – until a puncture to Mikko‘s rear left costed […]

Seb.Ogier’s Day Out – Day 3, Rally Australia | WRC – 2013

The penultimate day of Coates Hire Rally Australia was taken over by Sebastien Ogier! The Frenchman went on to claim all the 6 stage wins to extend off with a clear 45.9s to his nearest rival, the Citroen‘s Mikko Hirvonen. M-Sport‘s Thierry Neuville finished the day with third overall, with over a minute of gap […]

Sebastien Ogier gains speed – Day 2, WRC Rally Australia – 2013

Sebastien Ogier takes the lead early on day 2 after the opening stage, and also winning straight 7 of the 8 stages of the day. Fellow VW Polo R driver Jari-Matti Latvala regains his rhythm by taking the final stage victory. Baseline, it was an all Volkswagen day. First pass through the three main stages, […]

Andreas Mikkelsen Leads after SS2, WRC Rally Australia – 2013

Andreas Mikkelsen leads the Rally Australia after a couple of successive spectator special stages, at Coffs Harbour. Although it is too early to rejoice, the Norwegian has managed to lead in a WRC rally for the first time ever. Kris Meeke is behind him, in less than a second and Latvala is third overall. Thierry […]

WRC moves to the land of Kangaroos – Rally Australia, 2013

It is time for round 10 of 13, and WRC moves to the land of the kangaroos. Starting from Thursday 12th September through the weekend to the final on Sunday 15th September, the action shifts to the eastern coastal land, around Coffs Harbour. Situated north of the capital of the Australian continent, about 400+kms off […]

Dani Sordo WINS – ADAC Rally Deutschland | WRC – 2013

A thrilling finale at ADAC Rally Deutschland‘s victory battle with the last two stages, the twice run special stage, Dhrontal and the Citroen DS3 driver, Dani Sordo scores atop to claim his first ever WRC victory! Being in a WRC car for the past few years, the Spaniard had a few slippages from claiming a proper rally […]

Spaniard Leads at the end of [Tragic] Day 3 – ADAC Rally Germany | WRC – 2013

Saturday’s stages were expected to be more brutal for the top contenders, and it certainly was to most of the top players. With Sebastien Ogier‘s early exit from the possibilities to the top step, literally the rally has turned to be a game of ‘musical chair’! Although not in the pursuit of a podium chances, […]

Latvala leads, as Ogier crashed on Day 2 – ADAC Rally Germany | WRC – 2013

Sebastien Ogier – the overnight leader, lead the pack on day 2 of ADAC Rally Deutschland, as the event moved towards the vineyard roads on the north-eastern country side of the Trier, Germany. Although it rained in the morning on the stages, it dried up considerably soon after sometime. As always a calm and confident […]