RallyCast Ep. 30 with Co-Driver “Iron Lady” Leanne Junnila

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week  we have special guest Leanne Junnila, Team O’Neil co-driver to “Savage” Dave Rally who join’s us to chat about WRC Mexico, stepping up to the R5, how Dave’s recovery is going after their roll, and we find out where she got the nickname “Iron Lady.”  Ian and Mike then discuss M-Sport’s work on an electric stage rally car and other bits of rally related news, and we finish the show with a review of the Rally in the 100 Acre…

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WRC Mexico 2016 USA On Air Times

Set your reminders folks, as there’s a healthy helping of live coverage for WRC Mexico this weekend.  Teams will be grinding it out in the hot and high altitudes outside of Guanajuato, and for once they are in a time zone we American’s don’t have to stay up all night follow!  There are 3 stages live on WRC+ in addition to the daily highlight and event review programs. SS1 – Guanajuato Street Stage – 1.09KM – Starts Thursday  6:00 PM Pacific Time SSS14 – Agua Zarca – 16.47KM – Starts Saturday 12:00 PM Pacific Time SS21 –…

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Rally – VW Ready for Mexico Altitude

The World Rally Championship visits Mexico this weekend with many teams taking part in recce today. Mexico proves a tricky challenge not only for the drivers, but the engineers as well. For those who are new to the WRC, Rally Mexico pushes the teams to altitudes they do not experience anywhere else on the schedule. This has a major impact on the engine and how it performs. The official WRC page put up a great story here that detail how Volkswagen prepared for the tricky altitude conditions. “On the one…

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