LAPPI  EARNS OZ RETURN WITH TOYOTA WRC

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FINNISH star Esapekka Lappi has earned himself a trip back to Kennards Hire Rally Australia after his stunning performance on Rally Italia Sardegna last weekend. The young Toyota Gazoo team driver, who clinched the WRC2 driver’s title with Skoda at last year’s Rally Australia, finished fourth outright in Sardinia and won six stages including the… Read more »

CITROËN DROPS MEEKE FOR POLAND

Kris Meeke (GBR) seen during the FIA World Rally Championship 2017 in  Alghero, Italy on june 8, 2017

  CITROËN team lead driver Kris Meeke has been stood down for the next round of the FIA World Rally Championship in Poland and will be replaced by Andreas Mikkelsen. Although Meeke won Rally Mexico in March, his other events this year were all marked by incidents, the latest this weekend at Rally Italia Sardegna,… Read more »

TÄNAK CLAIMS FIRST WORLD RALLY WIN IN SARDINIA

Ott Tanak (EST), Martin Jarveoja (EST) celebrate the podium during the FIA World Rally Championship 2017 in  Alghero, Italy on june 11, 2017

PHOTO: Ott Tänak (right) and co-driver Martin Jarveoja celebrate their maiden WRC win I Sardinia with a traditional harbor swim (WRC pic) ESTONIAN driver Ott Tänak scored a long-awaited first win in the FIA World Rally Championship at the end of a gruelling Rally Italia Sardegna on Sunday. After 73 WRC starts, Tänak drove his… Read more »

TÄNAK HUNTS MAIDEN WIN IN SARDINIA

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OTT Tänak is in sight of his first win in the FIA World Rally Championship as he takes a 24.3 second lead into the final day of Rally Italia Sardegna on Sunday. The M-Sport Ford Fiesta driver from Estonia seized the lead in the WRC’s seventh round after former leader Hayden Paddon damaged his Hyundai… Read more »

PADDON PUTS IT ALL BEHIND TO TAKE ITALY LEAD

2017 FIA World Rally Championship, Round 07, Rally Italia Sardegna 08-11 June2017, Hayden Paddon, Seb Marshall, Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC, Photographer: RaceEmotion, Worldwide copyright: Hyundai Motorsport GmbH

BANISHING a problematic start to his World Rally Championship season, Hayden Paddon grabbed an 8.2 second lead on Rally Italia Sardegna after a gruelling drive through high temperatures and over rocky roads on Friday. Four different drivers led this seventh round – the halfway point in the WRC season – before Paddon secured top spot… Read more »

NEUVILLE WINS ITALY OPENER

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PHOTO: Thierry Neuville leads Rally Italia Sardegna after the opening stage (WRC pic) THIERRY Neuville is the early leader of Rally Italia Sardegna after winning Thursday evening’s opening special stage. The Belgian, driving a Hyundai i20 Coupe, defeated arch-rival Sébastien Ogier in the headline heat at Ittiri motocross arena to grab a 0.2sec lead. “I… Read more »

WRC TITLE RACE HOTS UP IN SARDINIA

2016 FIA World Rally Championship / Round 06 /  Rally d'Italia Sardegna // June 09-12, 2016 // Worldwide Copyright: Hyundai Motorsport

PHOTO: Who will take the winner’s dive into Alghero harbour this year? (Hyundai pic) Rally Italia Sardegna full info, click HERE AS the FIA World Rally Championship reaches the halfway point in Italy this week, it would take a brave person to confidently predict the destiny of the drivers’ crown. Four different winners from the… Read more »

Radio’s Steve Price Jumps Aboard For Kennards Hire Rally Australia

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STEVE Price, one of Australia’s most popular radio show hosts, has got on board – literally – to promote Kennards Hire Rally Australia. The presenter of Nights with Steve Price on the Macquarie network’s 2GB Sydney, 3AW Melbourne and 4BC Brisbane Talk Radio stations and regional affiliates raced in to Canberra’s National Capital Rally recently… Read more »