Tag Archives: Wrc

WRC Germany Looked Fast and Sketchy as Hell

When you think of cars and racing in Germany, you tend to think of stuff happening on circuits, like DTM or the Nürburgring. But this year’s World Rally Championship round might change your focus. This looked fast and sketchy as all hell.

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No One Could Touch This Toyota Yaris All Weekend Long In The WRC

Toyota Yaris driver Ott Tänak dominated this weekend’s Rallye Deutschland after a hard fight for the overall lead with former teammate Sébastien Ogier, now at Ford. I was there, and, if I’m honest, I’m a little disappointed that I didn’t get to help shove a car back on the road.

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Making a Cayman Into a Rally Car Is The Best Thing Porsche Has Done in Years

A new Porsche race car is hardly news when it goes to the track. They have to do absurd things like break 35-year-old Nürburgring records to get our attention. Now, when a Porsche is built for off the track—that’s special. The rally Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport was the true highlight of Rallye Deutschland, and it…

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I’m At Rallye Deutschland To Watch WRC Cars Fly

Believe it or not, I have never been to a stage rally. I’m all but surrounded by various drivers and codrivers, but I haven’t seen them rally. Naturally, my first trip to a rally should be a full World Rally Championship round. That’s why I’m finally here at Rallye Deutschland. I want to see loud cars shoot flames and…

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World Rally Championship Driver Kris Meeke Fired For Crashing Too Much

Citroën fired their World Rally Championship driver Kris Meeke and his codriver Paul Nagle “due to an excessively high number of crashes,” per a statement released by the team today. This comes less than a week after Meeke had one of the worst-looking crashes of his career at the attrition-heavy Rally de Portugal.

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World Rally Championship Driver Kris Meeke Hospitalized After Nasty Crash

Earlier on Saturday morning, during the first run of the Amarante stage of Rally Portugal, Kris Meeke collided with a tree and absolutely demolished his Citroën. During a fast left-hand turn, Meeke went off the road and wasn’t able to stop before he and his co-driver Paul Nagle were thrown into the forest.

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Technically This Isn’t Crashing

I would like to give a shout out to Andreas Mikkelsen, World Rally Championship probably future champion, for this video explainer that technically it’s not crashing if you fly back onto the road.

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Drones Make It Incredible To Watch The Most Inaccessible Motorsport On The Planet

Drones will revolutionize everything, we’ve been told. But one of the best things that’s undergoing that revolution right now is the world of racing – and there’s no better place to see it that change coming than in the World Rally Championship. Because it looks drop-dead gorgeous.

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Massive Fire At Rally Portugal As Two Cars Crash And Burn On Same Corner

Up and coming World Rally Championship driver Hayden Paddon rolled his Hyundai off the Ponte de Lima stage of this weekend’s Rally Portugal, starting a fire in the dry brush past the road. Ford Fiesta driver Ott Tänak rolled minutes later at the same spot.

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This Tiny Toyota Is The Angriest Car I’ve Heard In A Long Time

This is rally legend and twice national plowing champion Tommi Mäkinen testing (and sort of breaking) Toyota’s future Yaris world rally car . To say that it sounds angry is an understatement.

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