So are we handing the title to Ogier already? Jebus. From one dominating Frenchman to another. He leads heading into Day 2. Fun Fact: This is Ken Block’s only rally of the year. He’s doing quite well. For a guy that picked up rallying as a hobby late in his 30’s, to be even […]
Change of the guards. I think this is the rally the torch is passed from Sebastien to Sebastien. You shouldn’t be able to lead the Swedish rally without 1. A proven rally car 2. Scandinavian heritage. Ogier is doing without either. It’s rather impressive.
Was there any doubt? Big shuffle behind Loeb on the final stages though. Some very tricky situations caught some drivers out. You know its bad when some choose to turn of their anti lag system to make it through a stage. Sad to see Novikov, Hanninen and Latvala DNF from a good positions. Latvala’s quickly […]
Speed’s coverage of day 2. The sweeping Helicam shots from around 10:30 onwards are amazing.
For the first time in 9 years someone not named Loeb will win the WRC championship (limited schedule). It may not seem that way with Loeb leading again this weekend at the Monte Carlo Rally. Taking Loeb away, this is the first time in years where I’m actually anxious to look at the results. I’m […]
The days of the wild rally driving styles seem to be over. Loeb is presice, clean and fast. Really evident in the X-Games Rallycross final from yesterday. His lines are clearly better and cleaner than his rivals. He makes it look waaay to easy. Even if Block hadn’t had his puncture he would have still […]
The contenders…. Ford Fiesta Citroen DS3 Mini (BMW+Prodrive) After the first day of the Rally Sweden it looks like the Loeb show might be over. Hope to fuck, that’s the case. I don’t hate him or anything, I just feel winning 7 titles in a row put a damper on the WRC as a whole. […]