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– Late puncture robs Welshman of famous World Championship victory
– Podium consolation for Dolgellau speedster
– Kris Meeke wins Power Stage finale to take maximum bonus points
– Excitement builds for the autumn’s Wales Rally GB

Welsh star Elfyn Evans was cruelly robbed of a second win in the FIA World Rally Championship in a dramatic and heart-breaking finale to the weekend’s Tour de Corse (28-31 March), the campaign’s first round staged on pure asphalt. Read More »

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Wales Rally GB 2017 will be remembered for the maiden WRC victory of Elfyn Evans & Daniel Barritt (Fiesta WRC). A total of 9 fastest stages out of the 21 stages run, crucially the first 5 stages of Saturday, saw Evans take almost a minutes lead in to the final day. With the next 6 places covered by half a minute, any slip up could prove costly but a measured drive, on the final day, saw the winning margin trimmed to 37.3s. Thierry Neuville & Nicolas Gilsoul (i20 Coupe WRC) took 2nd spot and maximum points on the power stage but it was not enough to prevent Sébastien Ogier & Julien Ingrassia (Fiesta WRC) from wrapping up WRC title number 5, with 3rd overall. Read More »

SONY DSCWe took in the final round of the WRC at Hafren and Dyfnant an were provided with plenty of entertainment. With the tops posts in the championship decided it was all about who would clinch 2nd place in the drivers championship. Jari-Matti Latvala & Miikka Anttila (Polo WRC) were looking at completing a hat trick of Wales Rally GB wins but they could not catch Sébastien Ogier & Julien Ingrassia completed a 9th win of the season, in the sister Polo WRC, to make their 1st championship truly memorable. Latvala took 2nd place and with that he ended up 3rd in the championship as 3rd on the rally was enough for Thierry Neuville & Nicolas Gilsoul (Fiesta WRC) to sew up 2nd in the championship. Read More »