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Loeb’s Best Memories

Posted on 27. Sep, 2013 by .

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A few days before taking part in his 168th WRC round, the statistics from Sébastien Loeb’s racing career are genuinely staggering: 78 overall wins, 116 podium-finishes, 896 stage wins, 1,619 points scored, only 20 retirements… and of course, 9 World Championship titles, shared with Daniel Elena. Although it is difficult to single out only a [...]

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Rallying at the Ends of the Earth

Posted on 06. May, 2013 by .

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American rally driver, and 2011 Rally America 2WD champion Wyatt Knox set out looking for an adventure when he travelled to Tierra del Fuego to rally a Suzuki at the ends of the earth. What he found was so much more than a weekend of special stages.

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Spinning Wrenches

Posted on 19. Dec, 2011 by .

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A behind the scenes look at rally service crews

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Ford’s Party Car

Posted on 11. Aug, 2011 by .

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If you’ve been watching North American rally, you’ll have noticed a new brand has come to play. Ford’s blue oval is recognizable to rally fans in other parts of the world, but it’s a new addition in North America. Ford has shown they can be a dominant force in rallycross, with an all Fiesta podium [...]

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Kocandrle to be all wheel driven at Pines

Posted on 02. Nov, 2010 by .

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If you’ve been to an Eastern Canadian rally, chances are you’ve seen it. A Suzuki Swift driven like it’s got four times the horsepower and twice the drive wheels, on the ragged edge. Driving that Suzuki has been Peter Kocandrle, who will be at the wheel of a different car at the 2010 Rally of [...]

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L’Estage, Richard Rally America champions

Posted on 30. Jul, 2010 by .

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Antoine L’Estage and Nathalie Richard are on their way through a successful 2010 rally season, winning the New England Forest rally and clinching the Rally America title. The team clinched the title in their first full season of competition in the US, breaking the four year streak of Travis Pastrana.

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The Group B years – Audi

Posted on 17. Feb, 2010 by .

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The second instalment in an ongoing series by Alan Ockwell, looking at the Group B era of World Rally.

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Group B: Intro to the Glory Years

Posted on 24. Jan, 2010 by .

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Canadian rally champion co-driver Alan Ockwell takes a look at a legendary time in the history of rallying – the Group B era. Where did it come from, and why did it go away? Read on!

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Ontario Sweep crew nears 100 career rallies

Posted on 21. Jun, 2009 by .

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Over 20 years ago, Bob Boland had a conversation with some Ontario rallyists and found himself stepping into the role of Sweep – the crew that pulls out your car after you’ve stuffed it.

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