MEXICO STAGES CANCELLED

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FRIDAY’S action at Rally Guanajuato Mexico was delayed after the transport of rally cars back to León from Mexico City was hit by a major traffic holdup. Following Thursday night’s opening street tests in Zócalo square, a convoy of transporters carrying the cars was stopped when the motorway between the two cities was closed for… Read more »

MEXICO CITY ROCKS TO WORLD RALLY FIESTA

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PHOTO: Toyota’s Juho Hänninen flies off the jump in Zócalo Square on his way to fastest time on the Mexico City Super Special Stage (Toyota pic) CENTRAL Mexico City echoed to the sound of rally cars today as the FIA World Rally Championship transformed the historic Zócalo Square into a colourful and thrilling high-speed motorsport… Read more »

MEXICO: WHAT THE DRIVERS SAID

READ the transcript of the official FIA pre-event media conference held before the start of Guanajuato Rally Mexico in Mexico City. Attending were WRC Priority 1 drivers Jari-Matti Latvala (Toyota), Sebastien Ogier (M-Sport), Dani Sordo (Hyundai) and Kris Meeke (Citroën). Representing WRC2 were Benito Guerra (Motorsport Italia) and Eric Camilli (M-Sport). Q: Jari-Matti, you lead… Read more »

NEUVILLE TOPS MEXICO WARM-UP

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THIERRY Neuville has topped Shakedown at Rally Guanajuato Mexico as the new-era 2017 World Rally Cars faced gravel action for the first time. There was huge anticipation in the León service park when crews headed out to the 5.31km Llano Grande test on Wednesday evening local time as onlookers waited for the first form guide… Read more »

MEXICO CITY READY FOR THRILLING “SPECTRE” OF WRC

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BUSTLING Mexico City will stop in its tracks on Thursday when the FIA World Rally Championship transforms the famous Zócalo square into a colourful motorsport fiesta. Against a backdrop of ornate colonial architecture of the city’s cathedral and national palace, the CDMX Street Stage Presented by Michelin will launch Rally Guanajuato Mexico with two tests… Read more »

RALLY OFFICIALS AWARDED CAMS LIFE MEMBERSHIPS

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PHOTOS: (Top) Alan Vaughan, on right, receives his Life Membership from CAMS President Andrew Papadopoulos at the CAMS Gala; (above) Colin Trinder, right, receives his award (George Hitchens pics). SENIOR Rally Australia officials Colin Trinder and Alan Vaughan have been honoured for their long commitment to motorsport with Life Memberships of the Confederation of Australian… Read more »

MACNEALL HELPS TOYOTA GAZOO TO SWEDISH WRC2 RESULT

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PHOTO: Hiroki Arai of Japan and Australian Glenn Macneall finished seventh in WCR2 in Rally Sweden (Toyota pic) AWAY from the excitement of Jari-Matti Latvala’s Rally Sweden victory last weekend, Australian co-driver Glenn Macneall was part of another impressive achievement on the snow for the Toyota Gazoo organisation. Perth-based Macneall, one of Australia’s busiest and… Read more »

SWEDEN: READ WHAT LATVALA & Co. SAID AFTER TOYOTA WIN

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DRIVERS led by winner Jari-Matti Latvala plus co-drivers and winning team principal Tommi Mäkinen attended the official FIA media conference after WRC Rally Sweden on Sunday. Read the transcript of what they said – Present: • First place – Jari-Matti Latvala & Miikka Anttila, Toyota GAZOO Racing WRT • Second place – Ott Tänak &… Read more »