OpenPaddock RallyCast Episode 23

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWelcome to another edition of the Open Paddock RallyCast!  This week we draw all our attention to our co-presenter Ian Holmes and his trip to Wales Rally GB.  Ian goes in depth on what it’s like spectating a WRC event and the advantages and disadvantages of using a travel service like RallyTravel.com.  We also have a few quotes from friends of our show that co-drive in Wales and other bits of rally news.    Please let us know what you think…

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Episode 285 – OpenPaddock.net Podcast

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode we have special guest from the Pacific Northwest Kito Brielmaier who tells us all about the upcoming NW Rally Sprint. We also review the wet and wild Wales Rally GB and other bits of rally news. In our mixed motorsports segment we review the Mexico and Brazil GPs and finally in IndyCar we scrape the barrel to find some news.

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Higgins and Drew Move Up As Wales Rally GB Heads Into Darkness

7 times USA Rally Champion David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew gained positions as those in front suffered in the stormy conditions during the day Saturday.  Massive amounts of rain, low hanging clouds, slippery mud, and standing water were the order of the day as remnants of hurricane Kate battered the Welsh countryside. Wales is used to heavy rain, however in this case they issued flood warnings and many outdoor events including a beloved rugby match were cancelled.  Not Wales Rally GB though.  The gravel roads in these Welsh forests are quite honestly…

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Higgins and Drew Storm Through Day 1 of Wales Rally GB

Day 1 of the final round of the World Rally Championship is coming to a close and we have of course been following the progress of Rally America multi-Champions David Higgins and Craig Drew.  Competing in a McRae liveried JRM built 2015 Subaru WRS STI Group N R4, the two have stunned many on the rain soaked and slippery Welsh stages with their pace.  Higgins told WRC Live Radio  that other than a little issue with the brakes after service the car has been great and he’s enjoyed moving up the field.…

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