Articles tagged Thierry Neuville

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Events of the Month

Daytona 500 Rarely does the Daytona 500 provide much in the way of predictions about the outcome of NASCAR's 36-round Sprint Cup championship. Run with power-sapping `restrictor plates', which keep the cars jammed together in a giant slipstreaming pack, the 500 is more a lottery than a motor race. Typically, there are more than a few multi-car accidents which inevitably eliminate some of the...

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Events of the month

Wales Rally GB Not so much an event of the month, this, as one of the finest of 2013. Its success, though, was founded on the clamour surrounding the stages rather than anything that happened within. A move to rallying's North and Mid-Welsh heartland generated a bumper crowd and a vibrant atmosphere, with numbers being such that spectators occasionally had to be turned away. World champion...

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WRC Acropolis

Volkswagen added victory on the Acropolis Rally – the WRC’s roughest and toughest event – to its impressive roster of wins at the start of June, but this time it wasn’t runaway championship leader Sébastien Ogier on top. With Ogier out of contention after a connection to his Polo R WRC’s fuel pump worked loose on the opening stage, team-mate Jari-Matti Latvala triumphed 10 years after making his...

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WRC, Rallye de France

While Sébastien Ogier took a little more than four kilometres to become World Rally Champion for the first time, nine-time title winner Sébastien Loeb reckoned it would have taken 400 spectators to haul his stricken Citroën back onto the road, such were the French drivers’ contrasting fortunes on Rallye de France at the start of October. Ogier, Loeb’s arch-rival and former Citroën understudy,...

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Neuville's Island Getaway

Rising star wins revitalised rally, while crews take time to honour Toivonen This year’s Tour de Corse, 25 years after Toivonen’s death, was significant in more ways than one. Not only did its inclusion in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge mark its return to the international calendar for the first time since its fall from the World Rally Championship roster in 2008, it also confirmed the...


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Brawn Supremacy



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