Sordo keeps win as Hyundai fined for technical breach

October 12, 2020 0 Comments

https://cdn-1.motorsport.com/images/amp/6D1eaP40/s6/podium-race-winner-dani-sordo-.jpgAn inspection of the Spaniard’s Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC showed the rear subframe to be underweight. The part in question was shown to total 9112g, with the minimum permissible weight being 9136.5g.  Checks were also carried out on the cars belonging to Sordo’s teammates Ott Tanak, Thierry Neuville – who finished second – and Hyundai …

Italy WRC: Sordo holds off Neuville for Hyundai 1-2

October 11, 2020 0 Comments

https://cdn-1.motorsport.com/images/amp/63vjrblY/s6/dani-sordo-carlos-del-barrio-h.jpg Sordo’s cameo in the third Hyundai entry gave a huge fillip to his employers’ chances in the manufacturers’ title race, while the battle for the drivers’ title is shaping up to be a four-way fight towards the very final stage of the year. Cooler conditions greeted the runners on Sunday morning, an overcast sky …

Al-Attiyah wins Dakar warm-up event in Andalusia

October 11, 2020 0 Comments

https://cdn-1.motorsport.com/images/amp/YN1GokW2/s6/nasser-al-attiyah-mathieu-baum.jpgHeld over around 1000km and four days in the eponymous region in southern Spain, the Andalusia Rally replaced Rally Morocco as the main preparation event for the second running of Dakar in Saudi Arabia for this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event also served as a chance to test some new features set …

Watch: The rally hero so unfashionable they called him ‘slack’

October 8, 2020 0 Comments

https://cdn-1.motorsport.com/images/amp/6bZrlor6/s6/wrc-rally-finland-1985-winners.jpg Perhaps the most unfashionable world champion in rallying history, as he was slightly overweight, chain-smoked and wore huge glasses, his fellow Finns nicknamed him ‘loysa’ – which literally translates as ‘slack’. Brought in to the works Peugeot team in the 1985 WRC by Jean Todt in a support role to Ari Vatanen, Salonen was …

Loeb joins Prodrive-run Bahrain team for Dakar return

October 1, 2020 0 Comments

https://cdn-1.motorsport.com/images/amp/2y3dE9m6/s6/sebastien-loeb-brx-1.jpgAs revealed by Motorsport.com earlier this week, Loeb will be a part of BRX’s two car line-up in the top-tier T1 category alongside 2014 winner Nani Roma, whose appointment was confirmed by the squad last month. Loeb contested the Dakar as a factory Peugeot driver between 2016-18, securing a best finish of second during the …

Breen to contest inaugural Belgian WRC event for Hyundai

October 1, 2020 0 Comments

https://cdn-1.motorsport.com/images/amp/YBewlyv2/s6/craig-breen-paul-nagle-hyundai.jpg Breen will team up with Hyundai regulars Thierry Neuville and Ott Tanak for the Ypres Rally, marking his third WRC appearance of 2020 following previous outings in Sweden and Estonia, although a planned Rally Finland foray came to naught after the event was called off due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Irish driver finished …

Jeep Cherokee Gets Stuck While Rescuing A Trailer-Towing Nissan Titan

September 27, 2020 0 Comments

https://cdn.motor1.com/images/mgl/2WQJB/s6/jeep-cherokee-got-stuck.jpg There’s nothing like a weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the city, driving your truck off the grid with a trailer in tow. it’s a typical way to unwind in the U.S. and off-road getaways are becoming a thing especially with machines getting more capable than ever. But this one’s quite the …

Ford Bronco Warthog Teaser Photo Shows 37-Inch 'Hooves'

September 25, 2020 0 Comments

https://cdn.motor1.com/images/mgl/x4Kby/s6/ford-bronco-warthog-teaser-photo.jpgFord seems to be having some fun on this Friday afternoon. The automaker just dropped another teaser photo on Twitter for the upcoming high-performance Bronco, be it called the Raptor or Warthog. The photo itself isn’t anything we haven’t already seen, but the tweet carries an obvious message and perhaps a hidden one. More on …

ATV WORLD REVIEW – HISUN STRIKE 1000

September 23, 2020 0 Comments

Walking up to the Strike 1000 side by side from Hisun, my first impression of the machine was the feeling that I’ve seen it somewhere before. Which isn’t a bad thing! Mixing unique design features of your own, along with a familiar SXS silhouette, immediately gives me an understanding of what this machine is all …

35th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Ohio 4-Wheel Jamboree in Lima Postponed to 2021

September 23, 2020 0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, September 22, 2020 35th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Ohio 4-Wheel Jamboree in Lima Postponed to 2021 LIMA, Ohio — (September 22, 2020) — As a result of continued concerns over COVID-19, along with restrictions in place in the state of Ohio, Bonnier Events has made the difficult decision to postpone the 35th Annual O’Reilly Auto …