OGIER GIVEN ALL-CLEAR

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PHOTO: The M-Sport team of Malcolm Wilson (centre) and Sébastien Ogier’s Fiesta WRC were cleared of an alleged gearbox irregularity after Rally Mexico (WRC Media pic) SÉBASTIEN Ogier’s position as WRC leader remains unchanged after an official investigation found no irregularities with the gearbox used in his Ford Fiesta’s gearbox on the recent Rally Guanajuato… Read more »

OFFICIAL RALLYSPORT MAG TOUR LAUNCHED

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RALLYSPORT Magazine has launched its official Kennards Hire Rally Australia tour for 2017. As Toyota, Citroen, Hyundai, M-Sport and all the big-gun teams line up for Down Under on 16-19 November, this year’s tour package will include all the features that have made it so popular in the past, including access to exclusive spectator viewing… Read more »

MOLLY’S FORMER CO-DRIVER JOINS PADDON IN WRC

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PHOTO: Before they joined Hyundai and Subaru respectively, Seb Marshall and Molly Taylor paired for Scouts Rally SA in 2013 during a four-season partnership (Michael Vettas pic) HYUNDAI WRC driver Hayden Paddon will have Englishman Seb Marshall – Molly Taylor’s former co-driver – as his new partner after the veteran John Kennard retires later this season. Marshall,… Read more »

TOP DRIVERS REVIEW MEXICO (TRANSCRIPT)

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READ what the top three crews had to say at the official FIA press conference after Rally Guanajuato Mexico – Present: 1st – Kris Meeke, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team 1st – Paul Nagle, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team 2nd – Sébastien Ogier, M-Sport World Rally Team 2nd – Julien Ingrassia,… Read more »

KENNARD TO RETIRE AS PADDON’S CO-DRIVER AFTER FINLAND

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PHOTO: John Kennard (left) and Hayden Paddon celebrate their win in Argentina last year (Hyundai pic) ONE of the longest current partnerships in the FIA World Rally Championship will end when Hayden Paddon’s co-driver John Kennard retires after July’s Rally Finland in July. In 12 years together, the Kiwi pair has progressed from domestic rally… Read more »

MEEKE SURVIVES HEART-STOPPING FINISH TO WIN IN MEXICO

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CITROËN driver Kris Meeke escaped a heart-stopping off-road plunge less than a kilometer from the finish to claim victory in Rally Guanajuato Mexico today. With 37.2 seconds in hand after leading for three days, a career-fourth FIA World Rally Championship win appeared to be a formality for the Northern Irishman until his Citroen C3 ran… Read more »

MEEKE CLOSES ON CITROËN WIN

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KRIS Meeke strengthened his lead over Sébastien Ogier at Rally Guanajuato Mexico on Saturday to take a 30.9sec advantage into tomorrow’s short final leg. Just two stages and 55 kms tomorrow stand between Meeke and a victory that would help redeem Citroën’s unexpectedly poor start to the 2017 WRC season. The Northern Irishman won just… Read more »

MEEKE SETS EARLY PACE IN MEXICO

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KRIS meeke put a troubled start to the season behind him to lead Rally Guanajuato Mexico after a truncated but dramatic opening leg on Friday. There was huge anticipation as the new-era World Rally Cars sampled gravel for the first time in the mountains near León and Meeke coped best in his Citroën C3 to… Read more »