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WRC news from Tuesday, January 26, 2021

WRC news from Monday, January 25, 2021

- Ogier conquered last weekend's Monte Carlo event for an eighth time, surpassing the seven event victories he shared with his former Citroen teammate and countryman, Sebastien Loeb.The 37-year-old has achieved the feat with five different manufacturers across three decades, his first coming as an Intercontinental Rally Challenge driver in 2009 with Peugeot and the rest as a World Rally ...Keep read...

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- ART have confirmed that Theo Pourchaire will reunite with the team for his full-time move to Formula 2 in 2021. Sauber junior Pourchaire led ART’s Formula 3 charge in 2020. He took two wins early on in the season and the most podiums of anyone in the field, and came within three points of taking … Continue reading "Pourchaire joins ART for full-time F2 move"...

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- Photo credit: Moto GP website 2020 was the year to shake up all years, who could have predicted what happened? Starting with Marc Marquez missing the whole season due to an injury sustained in Jerez, the possibility of no races even happening due to the pandemic, then the races going ahead but much later in … Continue reading "2021 Moto GP season preview"...

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WRC news from Sunday, January 24, 2021

- Rallye Monte Carlo 2021 Review – Seb and Julien take their Eighth Monte Carlo Victory   Thursday The first day saw just two stages. The starting line-up looked like this – Ogier, Evans, Tänak, Neuville, Rovanperä, Suninen, Sordo, Greensmith, Katsuta, Loubet.   First up was SS1 Saint-Disdier – Corps – 20.58 km first up! Ott … Continue reading "Rallye Monte Carlo 2021 Review –"...

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- The defending drivers’ champion broke the record of seven Monte Carlo wins set by his former nemesis, Sebastien Loeb, and also equalled Walter Rohrl’s 37-year-old record of winning the WRC’s blue riband event with four different manufacturers during his career.Toyota driver Ogier claimed victory on three of the four stages held on Sunday, including the Power Stage with its five ...Keep readi...

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- The Frenchman drove an Alpine A110S on the first two stages of the Monte Carlo Rally as the official VIP course car, carrying his regular race number, 31. Ocon admitted that driving the sportscar on the slippery wet roads, while being fed information by a co-driver, took some getting used to.His only previous experience of an Alpine came when he lapped the Nurburgring during the ...Keep reading...

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