Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah sideways to victory in the Jordan Rally.

Eighth Jordan Rally success for Al-Attiyah

Qatar’s Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah and Italian navigator Giovanni Bernacchini stormed to an emphatic victory in the 2014 Jordan Rally, round three of the FIA Middle East Rally Championship (MERC), which finished at the Dead Sea after 21 timed special stages on Saturday afternoon.

The success was Al-Attiyah’s eighth in Jordan and his 53rd in MERC history. “We had a strategy and it worked,” said the delighted Qatari, who now has a 24-point lead in this year’s title race with three rounds remaining later in the year. Continue reading

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Rally action from Russia, USA, Britain and South Africa in ONE click

This week sees action from no less than three countries and three continents, as well as news from South Africa as well. This weekend sees the start of the eagerly anticipated 2014 British Rally Championship, and there will be a number of drivers all capable of claiming the win. We’ll bring you the news as it happens from the United Kingdom, as well as from Rally America’s Oregon Trail Rally from Friday to Sunday on our editor’s Twitter feed at @evan_rothman. Next week’s issue will be a muddy one!

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Monte-Carlo honours its rally hero

During the French round of the FIA WTCC at the Paul Ricard Circuit this weekend, the Citroën Racing team received a visit from His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco.

With seven championship victories between 2003 and 2013, Sébastien Loeb, Daniel Elena and Citroën Racing have made quite a mark on the modern history of the Monte-Carlo Rally. Flying the flag for Monaco the world over, Daniel Elena has become the Principality’s most decorated sportsman, with 78 rally wins and nine World Championship titles. Continue reading

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Rally America revs up for Oregon Trail Rally

The Rally America National Championship competition heats back up after a two-month break at the Oregon Trail Rally on 02 – 04 May in Portland, Oregon. The Oregon Trail Rally is the only three-day event on the Rally America National Championship 2014 calendar.

The event begins Friday evening with four stages of tarmac and gravel roads at Portland International Raceway (PIR). The continuous race action at PIR is a fan favorite with teams being easily accessible for photos and autographs prior to the start of the event. After the PIR stages, the event moves east towards Dufur and Hood River where teams will experience the much faster roads on Saturday and then the very technical gravel sections on Sunday. Continue reading

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Your FREE insight into the world of rallying, part 316

The roller coaster action from the FIA ERC’s Circuit of Ireland Rally features in this week’s issue. This event most certainly has upped the stakes in terms of event action for the remainder of this year’s series. Our cover star is Daniel McKenna, winner of the event’s 2WD Class. We’re proud to be associated in a very small way with this Irishman as our European Ambassador. He’s readying for Round One of the highly anticipated British Rally Championship next weekend, but this week we also bring you the Peugeot 2008 DKR monster machine and take a peek into a persistent rumour buzzing around the World Rally Championship’s Service Parks.

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