EVANS HUNTS MAIDEN WIN IN TOUGH ARGENTINA SHOWDOWN

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PHOTO: Elfyn Evans splashes through a water crossing as he fights to hold off Thierry Neuville at Rally Argentina (WRC/Jaanus Ree pic) FORD driver Elfyn Evans clung to the lead of YPF Rally Argentina on Saturday after a troubled run that allowed Thierry Neuville to rein him in and set up a thrilling finale. After… Read more »

EVANS SURPRISE LEADER IN ARGENTINA

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PHOTO: Elfyn Evans and his Ford Fiesta charge through the Argentina landscape (WRC pic) ELFYN Evans celebrated the best drive of his FIA World Rally Championship career to take a surprise and commanding lead after a brutal Friday’s competition at YPF Rally Argentina. Rock-strewn gravel roads wrecked the hopes of many frontrunners, but Welshman Evans… Read more »

OGIER’S EARLY LED IN QUEST FOR FIRST ARGENTINA WIN

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PHOTO: The winners of the first four 2017 WRC rounds, from left, Sébastien Ogier (M-Sport Ford), Jari-Matti Larvala (Toyota), Kris Meeke (Citroën) and Thierry Neuville (Hyundai) line up at Villa Carlos Paz before the start of Rally Argentina (Red Bull pic) SÉBASTIEN Ogier led YPF Rally Argentina after flinging his Ford Fiesta to fastest time… Read more »

CREWS BRACED FOR TOUGHEST TEST IN ARGENTINA

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  WITH four rounds of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship complete, drivers and teams have travelled to the other side of the world where they will lock horns this weekend at the toughest event on the calendar, YPF Rally Argentina. The South American event, starting early Friday Australian time, is notoriously demanding and represents… Read more »

POLO IS BACK!

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PHOTO: Raimund Baumschlager (right) and co-driver Pirmin Winklhofer will have the privilege of being the first privateer crew to compete with the Volkswagen Polo R WRC (Volkswagen pic) VOLKSWAGEN’S all-conquering Polo R WRC will finally return to action in the Austrian Rally Championship next weekend. Raimund Baumschlager has entered the car in the Wechselland Rally,… Read more »

RALLY AUSTRALIA TOPS WRC EVENT SOCIAL MEDIA RANKINGS

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PHOTO: Rally Australia drives its social media growth with creative, light-hearted posts as well as the factual, such as this suggestion of a build-yourself WRC car on the road to this year’s Rally Sweden (R6 Web Design image). KENNARD’S Hire Rally Australia has raced to the top of the social media podium in the FIA World Rally Championship, claiming… Read more »

KENNARDS HIRE CUP OPENS NEW ENTRY INCENTIVE FOR STATE COMPETITORS

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COFFS COAST (NSW) – State-level rally crews will have their chance to shine in the Kennards Hire Rally Australia world championship event next November with the introduction of a new competition named the Kennards Hire Cup and featuring $5000 prize money. Click here to download Kennards Hire Cup details. The Kennards Hire Cup will be… Read more »

MIKKELSEN HEADING TO HYUNDAI SUPER-TEAM?

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THE 2016 Kennards Hire Rally Australia winner Andreas Mikkelsen will test a Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC in Portugal on Friday and could join the team from Rally Portugal onwards, British magazine Autosport reports today. The Norwegian was the only top driver to miss out on a new seat after Volkswagen withdrew from the championship at… Read more »