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Daily Archives: July 19th, 2017

• After the dramas of yesterday, today’s stage was much more straightforward for Team Peugeot Total, with the two remaining cars making it safely through to the finish despite dropping time in the final part of the stage with a slight navigational error.
• Cyril Despres / David Castera on Peugeot DKR #100 extend their overall lead today, despite driving with a bit in reserve in order not to take too many risks. They classified 4th on the stage but still gained few minutes in the overall timetable. Read More »

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– Both MINI John Cooper Works Rally cars (#101 & #105) finish Leg 11 in top four
– Bryce Menzies / Peter Mortensen move up to second place overall after a fourth place stage finish
– Yazeed Al Rajhi / Tom Colsoul break into the top 10 on the leader board after crossing the finish line in third

Stage 11 of the 2017 Silk Way Rally was not as planned for the competitors today after the first of the two planned special stages was cancelled. Part of the expected route crossed an area that has very recently been created as an Environmental Protection Area by the Chinese Authorities. Read More »

• Icons from Group B, Group A, WRC and previous eras
• Public showcase and crowd-pleasing demonstrations
• Perfect curtain-raiser for World Championship action

Visitors to this year’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB will be treated to a stunning showcase of iconic rally cars from many of the sport’s most exciting eras as a major attraction at Cholmondeley Castle’s RallyFest. Read More »

Nottingham rally co-driver Phil Hall will head to the FIA World Rally Championship for the second time this season, as he guides up-and-coming British Rally Championship talent Tom Williams around the infamous Neste Rally Finland (27 – 30 July).

After outings in Australia, New Zealand, Germany and Corsica so far this year, Hall will assist the Ford Fiesta R2 driver on only his second outing in a WRC event, utilising his previous experience of the country’s huge jumps and super-fast roads. Dubbed the “Rally of 1000 Lakes” the event is steeped in history and sits alongside the Monte Carlo Rally and RAC Rally as a legendary rally. Read More »