Tag Archives: Wrc

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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This Tight, Windy Mountaintop Power Stage Gave Paddon His First WRC Win

Hayden Paddon got his first ever World Rally Championship win last weekend at Rally Argentina after Jari-Matti Latvala rolled out of the lead. The final epic power stage that sealed his win is a mesmerizing downhill descent on rough roads with no shortage of fans lining the surreal, rocky landscape.

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Watch These Rally Winners Destroy A Course Record

Rally driver Hayden Paddon and co-driver John Kennard didn’t just win the season opener of the New Zealand Rally Championship in their Hyundai i20, they beat the course record by ten seconds.

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Jari-Matti Latvala Rolls Out Of Rally Argentina Lead Like A Bowling Ball

There’s an old Beavis and Butt-Head episode where the dynamic duo decides to try out a dryer’s spin cycle by climbing inside. That’s probably what it felt like inside the World Rally Championship Volkswagen of Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila when they lost the Rally Argentina lead in a massive rollover.

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The Worst Sport To Watch In The World

I met him on a short hill overlooking the road, some macho Welsh local covered in rain and dirt, pulling a beer from his poncho and waiting for the next car to wail past. I asked him why he had trekked into the woods, soaked through his boots, standing for hours on the side of a road, just to get sprayed with rocks from screaming, 300 horsepower hatchbacks.

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