Exclusive: Colin Clark Talks Rally!

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe were fortunate enough today to speak with Colin Clark and pick his brain on all things rally related! Colin was generous enough to allow us an hour of his time to talk about Promoting the WRC, VW and Sebastien Ogier’s 2013 domination, as well as Hyundai and much much more! We would like to thank Colin for his time and applaud his continued efforts to spread the passion of rally to our North American fans and fans around the world!

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Episode 175 – OpenPaddock.net Podcast

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe whole crew, save for Shaun as we await his safe return from deployment, are on this episode of the OpenPaddock.net Podcast. Mike Shaw recaps the amazing Rally Sweden and the dominance Sebastian Ogier in his new Volkswagen Polo, and one of the best photos ever in the history of the WRC (of course it’s of Petter). Kevin Neely and Mike Whitesell share their opinions on the latest news from IndyCar, including the proposed tax incentive the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is seeking from the…

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Review: Rally Monte-Carlo 2013

In recent past the Monte-Carlo rally has been a tarmac rally with patches of ice and slick spots. This year however it was completely different as massive snow storms came through and blanketed the stages. It looked more like Rally Sweden than the Monte-Carlo we have all been accustomed to.   At the end of the very first stage Sebastian Ogier gave Volkswagen their first stage win in the debut of the Polo R WRC. It wasn’t by much, but a significant achievement nonetheless. Loeb was just 3.7 seconds behind.…

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F1- Romain Grosjean Takes Race of Champions

In what turned out to be a shocking event, Lotus Renault F1 driver Romain Grosjean was able to beat the world’s best at the annual Race of Champions. The event was held in Bangkok Thailand this year and featured the best racing talent from around the globe. Names like Vettel, Schumacher, Ogier, Hunter-Reay and Kristensen were all there to compete and find out who the best of the best is. Grosjean defeated 2012 IZOD IndyCar Champion Ryan Hunter-Reay in group D competition early on. His next challenge was fellow Formula…

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Exclusive – WRC with Colin Clark!

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSit back and help celebrate the start of 2012 and the new rally season as I sit down with Colin Clark from World Rally Radio. We talk briefly about 2011, take a look at all the news over the off season, and look ahead to what promises to be an amazing year in 2012! Colin brings his unrivaled passion for rally to the paddock and we appreciate his time in sitting down with us!

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BREAKING: Hirvonen to Citroen!!

Massive news out of the WRC today as Citroen have secured the services of former Ford #1 Mikko Hirvonen going forward. In an uncharacteristic press conference held by the 2011 champions, Hirvonen was announced as teammate to 2011 drivers champion and arch rival Sebastien Loeb. If you can’t beat them, join them right? We all knew it couldn’t last from day one. Sebastien Loeb and Sebastien Ogier that is. The two had a very public falling out this season to which we have not seen since Lewis and Fernando a…

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