Monte Carlo Rally: Day 2

Defending champion Sebastien Ogier emerged at the front at the Monte Carlo Rally on day two by a whopping margin, not only covering up the deficit of 47 seconds at the start of the day but also by extending his lead by 51 seconds, while the competitive Robert Kubica crashed out. But Ogier’s luck continued…

Dakar Rally: Stage 11

Orlando Terranova won the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally on Thursday from overall leader Nani Roma, who is seemingly set to win the race after Mini issued team orders to eliminate risks, culling Stephane Peterhansel’s charge much to the Frenchman’s surprise. The Argenitinean completed the 605 kilometre course from Antofagasta to El Salvador and…

Monte Carlo Rally: Day 1

Day one of the Rally Monte Carlo has been the perfect ice-breaker for a season that’s going to be quite a party. For starters it has definitely disproved prejudices plenty of everybody sitting around speculating and it has for sure woken up a few drivers. Sebastien Ogier must have been shaken out of his 2013…

Dakar Rally: Stage 10

Nasser Al-Attiyah dominated the tenth stage of the Dakar Rally on Wednesday while Stephane Peterhansel continued his assault on Nani Roma’s lead after the Frenchman finished second to slash his overall deficit to just over two minutes. Former winner Carlos Sainz, meanwhile, crashed out but escaped serious injury. The Qatari completed the 631-kilometre tricky route…

Dakar Rally: Stage 9

Stephane Peterhansel attacked full throttle to win the ninth stage of the Dakar Rally in Chile on Tuesday, continuing to hunt Nani Roma for the overall lead and challenge his teammate for the ultimate prize. The Frenchman finished the 422 kilometre route from Calama to Iquique in just under 4 hours and 18 minutes, his…

The WRC roulette starts at Monte Carlo

The World Rally Championship will be back in business this weekend with the season opener in Monaco. There isn’t a more historic and fashionable setup in motorsport as Monte Carlo and there isn’t a more cliched way to put it either. WRC will be raiding the Principality with its hatchback monsters tearing down her streets…