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Rally Sardinia Review
Sebastien Ogier further extended his lead in the World Rally Championship with a comfortable victory in Rally Sardinia ahead of Toyota team-mate and title rival Elfyn Evans.On Gravel Notes today, Tom Howard is joined by Nick Garton to look back on the good, the bad and the sweary.
Arctic Rally Finland - Preview Talking Points
Hyundai's Thierry Neuville has tempered his team's hopes of victory in this weekend's Arctic Rally, ahead of the second round of the 2021 World Rally Championship. Team principal Andrea Adamo has declared that "nothing less than victory" is acceptable for the defending manufacturers' champion on the WRC's first visit to Lapland, which is a late COVID-related substitution for Rally Sweden as the only snow event on the 2021 calendar.Nick Garton takes a look ahead at the rally. Nick also speaks to former Global RallyCross Championship driver, and current NASCAR Xfinity Series racer, Austin Cindric.
Tänak's Monte Carlo Crash Won't Slow Him Down
David Evans brings you another episode of Gravel Notes to look back at Rallye Monte Carlo. His thoughts on why Ott Tänak's crash won't play on his mind and certainly won't slow him down. Plus, what is next on the calendar? Will there be snow in Sweden on 13-16 February or will WRC head straight to Mexico?Finally, as you may have read in Autosport or Motorsport News, it was the last week for David who has taken on a new challenge after 23+ years bringing you the latest rally news. It's a very fond farewell to David as presenter of Gravel Notes too and we wish him all the best for an exciting new chapter.
Rally Monte-Carlo Preview with David Evans and Anthony Peacock
David is joined by former Autosport journalist Anthony Peacock as they drive to Rally Monte-Carlo for the opening round of the season. The guys look back at their favourite Monte Carlo stories including a pant-wetting moment as they drove home late at night in a Peugeot 106.They discuss what could happen this weekend as the rally kicks off from Casino Square and heads into two night stages in the Alps. How will drivers settle into new teams? How will Monte's stages challenge the crews from the base of Gap to the Col de Turini pass? Finally they look ahead to 2020 with new team line-ups, new cars and the World's trickiest rally stages.
2019 Mega Review with Kalle Rovanperä, Chris Ingram and Colin Clark
David Evans and Colin Clarke @VoiceOfRally look back at 2019. The highs, the lows, the winners and the crashes. Don't miss this feature-length edition of the Gravel Notes podcast as we raise a glass of sherry and scoff a mince pie during this special Christmas edition.Plus two exclusive interviews to end the year. David reviews the season with Kalle Rovanperä and Manchester's Chris Ingram.
Toyota Confirm Ogier, Evans and Rovanperä For 2020
Toyota’s driver line-up, the RAC Rally and mince pies. Those are the three key elements in this week’s Gravel Notes. Obviously, David’s paying most attention to Sebastien Ogier, Elfyn Evans and Kalle Rovanperä’s arrival in Puuppola, but there’s still plenty of time to talk through the hot potato that is, when the season’s fit for that first mince pie...
Only just found these podcasts, great listen and will be listening to future ones 👍🏻
Only discovered Gravel Notes recently. Very well done David. Brilliant podcasts and very informative and in depth. Does Colin need some Co driving tips on how to navigate to the car rental return at Barcelona Airport !. Keep up the great work 👍😀
Very informative and from one of the best jouranlists around! Another class act david