Category: Argentina

Meeke fully fit after Argentina smash Kris Meeke insists…

Meeke fully fit after Argentina smash

Kris Meeke insists he’s 100 per cent fit and ready for Vodafone Rally de Portugal, just three weeks after suffering the biggest accident of his career.

Portugal repeat for Argentina ace Evans?

Portugal repeat for Argentina ace Evans?

Elfyn Evans believes he can carry his stage-winning form into this weekend’s WRC counter in Portugal. The M-Sport driver delivered the performance of his career in Argentina last month. He led for 16 of the rally’s 18 stages but narrowly missed a maiden WRC victory by seven-tenths after he was caught by Thierry Neuville in the final stage.  Now Evans is eager to maintain his momentum at Vodafone…

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WRC gallery – YPF Rally Argentina

WRC gallery – YPF Rally Argentina

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Rally Argentina: Debrief part 2

Rally Argentina: Debrief part 2

In the second part of our look back at YPF Rally Argentina, we focus on the two special stages when the pendulum swung in Thierry Neuville’s favour and when Elfyn Evans became Mr Feisty. Turning Point of the RallyFor 13 stages, Evans’ name was writ large on the winners’ trophy. He dominated Friday, stretched his lead to more than a minute on Saturday morning and was 45sec clear, despite two…

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YPF Rally Argentina: Debrief Part 1

YPF Rally Argentina: Debrief Part 1

The championship’s south American counter has been the setting for some action-packed rallies in the past – and this year’s edition was right up there in terms of nail-biting excitement! In the first of our two-part debrief, we take a look at the moments that mattered. 1. Driver of the rallyHe might not have sealed a fairytale ending, but Elfyn Evans’ rally-leading performance for 16 stages makes…

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Breen’s stoic outlook on Argentina

Breen’s stoic outlook on Argentina

Craig Breen put a brave face on a disappointing YPF Rally Argentina at which he spent more time on the sidelines than experiencing the south American roads. Breen was competing outside Europe for the first time but bowed out of Friday’s action after only three stages. His Citroën C3 smashed into the same compression that team-mate Kris Meeke hit in the first pass through the Santa Rosa – San…

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Ogier’s Argentina consolation

After a frustrating run to fourth place at YPF Rally Argentina, Sébastien Ogier has sought consolation in the haul of 14 championship points that extended his lead in the drivers’ standings. The Frenchman, who is yet to win Argentina’s WRC round, got off to a strong start with fastest time on the rally-opening Super Special, but lost the lead on Friday when he struggled for traction as first car…

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Neuville’s Argentina dilemma

Thierry Neuville faced a final day dilemma of whether to risk all for victory at YPF Rally Argentina or settle for strong points to boost his FIA World Rally Championship challenge. The Belgian started Sunday’s final leg as the outsider, in second place and 11.5ec adrift of longtime leader Elfyn Evans. Having trimmed the Welshman’s lead of more than a minute the previous day, Neuville faced the…

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Neuville steals Rally Argentina Thierry Neuville has taken a…

Neuville steals Rally Argentina

Thierry Neuville has taken a narrow victory over Elfyn Evans on Rally Argentina after a dramatic final power stage of the event.

WRC 2 in Argentina Tidemand cruises to hat-trick Pontus…

WRC 2 in Argentina Tidemand cruises to hat-trick

Pontus Tidemand finished YPF Rally Argentina with a 25 point lead in the WRC 2 championship after sealing his third win from as many rallies in a Skoda Fabia R5.