MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2016 RALLY ARGENTINA (21.4.2016 – 24.4.2016) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS18 (POWER STAGE)…

Good morning! Welcome (back) to the Americas! This is YPF Rally Argentina. ...And, this is SS18. ...The Power Stage. ...And, if you're in the US, it is on MAVTV. So... ...SS18... ...El Condor... ...Take 2. ...As the three-stage day started with a very foggy loop of it. ...It is 16.32km (10.14mi) in length. ...But, a … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2016 RALLY ARGENTINA (21.4.2016 – 24.4.2016) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS18 (POWER STAGE)…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2016 RALLY SWEDEN (10.2.2016 – 14.2.2016) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS21 (POWER STAGE)…

Good morning. Remember the final stage of Rally Sweden in 2015? Yeah... ...Neither do I. Mmmhmmm. Anyway... Welcome to Rally Sweden. The last of two live stages being aired on MAVTV (in the US). It's the final countdown. ...Oh, yes; cue Europe's "The Final Countdown". This is SS21. ...Värmullsåsen 2. ...Which is 15.87 km (9.86 … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2016 RALLY SWEDEN (10.2.2016 – 14.2.2016) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS21 (POWER STAGE)…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2016 RALLY MONTE CARLO (20.1.2016 – 24.1.2016) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS15…

Hello. ...From the other side. ...Get it? ...Because, I covered SS14 Col de L'Orme - St Laurent 1... ...And, this is SS16 Col de L'Orme - St Laurent 2. ...Is it wrong that I'm not on the Adele train? ...I mean, she's grotesquely talented, and I do love singing along to some of her songs … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2016 RALLY MONTE CARLO (20.1.2016 – 24.1.2016) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS15…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2016 RALLY MONTE CARLO (20.1.2016 – 24.1.2016) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS14…

Good morning, World Rally Championship world! ...Well, I mean, it's 2am in my corner. ...But, okay. ...Technically here, and definitely in Monaco. ...Which is important. ...Because, this is Rallye Monte-Carlo. Yes, it's the final day. The final three stages. Starting with this one. SS14... ...Col de L'Orme - St Laurent 1. ...12.02 km (7.47 mi). … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2016 RALLY MONTE CARLO (20.1.2016 – 24.1.2016) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS14…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2016 RALLY MONTE CARLO (20.1.2016 – 24.1.2016) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

Wrangle up some cars, Tawny, because here we go (again). The WRC is back. This is Rallye Monte-Carlo. This is SS1. And, it's on MAVTV (in the US). Okay, so, Rally Monte Carlo... ...16 stages. ...377.59 competitive km (234.62 mi). ...1488.99 total km (925.22mi). And, SS1... ...Entrevaux - Rouaine ...Which is 21.11km (13.12mi). ...On tarmac. … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2016 RALLY MONTE CARLO (20.1.2016 – 24.1.2016) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 WALES RALLY GREAT BRITAIN (12.11.2015 – 15.11.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS19 (POWER STAGE)…

Gooooooood morning, rally people of the world. It is 6am in the middle of the US. This is Wales Rally GB 2015. And, this is it. No, not just the final stage of the rally. This is the final stage of the season. Aaawww. So... ...What does the grand finale look like? Stage 19... ...Brenig … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 WALES RALLY GREAT BRITAIN (12.11.2015 – 15.11.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS19 (POWER STAGE)…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY SPAIN (22.10.2015 – 25.10.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS23 (POWER STAGE)…

Good morning! Hey... ...Rally Spain... ...SS23... ...Duesaigües 2... ...The Power Stage... ...Let's do this. So... ...The Power Stage... ...If you're new to the WRC... ...Or, are tired/forgetful/have some form of memory reboot issues/are (actually) a bit of a moron (I fall under this one)/etc... ...There are bonus points to be had by the top three … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY SPAIN (22.10.2015 – 25.10.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS23 (POWER STAGE)…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY SPAIN (22.10.2015 – 25.10.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

Good morning! ...(Yes, it is 11am-ish in my corner of the world.) So... ...This is Rally Spain. ...RallyRACC Rally de España - Catalunya. ...Et al. ...And, this? ...This is SS1 - Barcelona. ...The first of 23 stages. ...As usual, Rally Spain is a mix of asphalt and gravel. ...So, just to clarify... ...This is an … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY SPAIN (22.10.2015 – 25.10.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY FINLAND (30.7.2015 – 2.8.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS20 (POWER STAGE)…

Terve. Good morning. This is Rally Finland. And, this is it. ...The final stage. ...The end. ...SS20. ...Myhinpää 2. ...The Power Stage. ...It is the second loop of the 14.13km (8.78mi) stage. ...But, this time, its winner takes three (bonus) points. ...With the second best time taking two extra points. ...And, you may have guessed … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY FINLAND (30.7.2015 – 2.8.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS20 (POWER STAGE)…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY FINLAND (30.7.2015 – 2.8.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS10…

Terve. And, welcome back to Rally Finland. When I last left you... ...SS1, Harju, had just wrapped up. ...With VW's Ogier/Ingrassia continuing their domination of the street stage. ...Having won both loops in 2014. ...Citroën's Meeke/Nagle, VWII's Mikkelsen/Fløene, and indie darlings Kubica/Szczepaniak followed the Frenchmen at the top of the Day 1 sheets. Since then, … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY FINLAND (30.7.2015 – 2.8.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS10…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY FINLAND (30.7.2015 – 2.8.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

Good...noon. ...It's noon in my corner of the world. So... ...Rally Finland. ...I guess we should do this. Neste Oil Rally Finland 2015... ...20 stages. ...319.38 competitive km. ...(198.45mi.) ...1270.83 total km. ...(789.66mi.) ...All through the forests of Finnish lakeland. ...Which looks exactly like where I live. ...Hence, the lack of being wow-ed. ...Last year, … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY FINLAND (30.7.2015 – 2.8.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY POLAND (2.7.2015 – 5.7.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

Good afternoon. So... ...How about some Rally Poland? ...Cool with SS1? ...Sweet. ...Let's do this. Okay, so, here's what we're doing. ...This is SS1. ...Super Special Stage Mikołajki Arena 1. ...Which is 2.50km (1.55mi) long. ...And, if you're in the US, it is being aired on MAVTV. ...As the WRC is (in the US). Leading … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY POLAND (2.7.2015 – 5.7.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY ITALY (11.6.2015 – 14.6.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

Hello. Happy Thursday. As if that means something. Except that it does... ...If you're a WRC fan. And, if you are... ...You're in luck. Because, this... ...Is Rally Italia Sardegna. ...AKA, Rally d'Italia - Sardegna. ...AKA, Rally Italy. Whatever your preference, all roads lead to Sardinia. ...And, those roads are rough, tough, hot, and brutal. … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY ITALY (11.6.2015 – 14.6.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY PORTUGAL (21.5.2015 – 24.5.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS16 (POWER STAGE)…

Good morning. This is Rally Portugal. And this is the Power Stage. ...The final stage of the rally. ...The grand finale. So... ...Special Stage 16. ...Fafe 2. ...11.15km (6.93mi). ...And, if it seems familiar, it is because it is an extension of the Fafe Rally Sprint. ...The pre-event that gave the fans in the north … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY PORTUGAL (21.5.2015 – 24.5.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS16 (POWER STAGE)…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY PORTUGAL (21.5.2015 – 24.5.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

Good afternoon. ...Unless it's not afternoon, wherever you are. ...Then, whatever. ...Can't cater to everyone, assholes. So... ...Rally Portugal 2015. ...Super Special Stage 1. ...Broadcast live in the US on MAVTV. SS1... ...Lousada. ...Which is 3.36km/2.09mi in length. ...And, not very representative of the (primarily) gravel event. ...But, the stadium setup and car v. car … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY PORTUGAL (21.5.2015 – 24.5.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY ARGENTINA (22.4.2015 – 26.4.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS12 (POWER STAGE)…

Buenos dias! Rally Argentina! Power Stage! This is it! Are you ready? If your face twisted and you answered with an uncertain, drawn-out, "no"... ...Then, you are. ...Because, this is the WRC. ...And that is the nature of rally. ...Anything can happen. ...And, more than likely, something will. ...But, the who, when, where, why, what, … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY ARGENTINA (22.4.2015 – 26.4.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS12 (POWER STAGE)…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY ARGENTINA (22.4.2015 – 26.4.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS6…

Good afternoon! This is Rally Argentina. This is Special Stage 6. ...Super Especial. And, it is on MAVTV. ...In the US. SS6... ...It is 6.04km/3.75mi long. ...And, cars will run two at a time. ...Which translates to a rather brief moment of action. ...As (only) eight cars remain. ...It was a rough four stages. ...Volkswagen's … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY ARGENTINA (22.4.2015 – 26.4.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS6…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY MEXICO (5.3.2015 – 8.3.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS21 (POWER STAGE)…

Hola. ¡! Rally Mexico. SS21. The final stage. The Power Stage. Being broadcast (live) in the US on MAVTV. This is the third loop of El Brinco. ...Which is 8.25km/5.13mi in legnth. ...And, includes the famous man-enhanced jump. Remember... ...Not only does surviving this stage mean completing the rally... ...Getting one of the three fastest … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY MEXICO (5.3.2015 – 8.3.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS21 (POWER STAGE)…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY MEXICO (5.3.2015 – 8.3.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS13…

Good...noon. ...It's noon on the dot. ...So, I can't (exactly) say "afternoon", now, can I? Okay, so... ...This is Rally Mexico. ...Day three. ...SS13 (of 21). ...El Brinco. ...Which is 8.25km/5.13mi long. ...And, is most famous for its man-enhanced jump. But, what's a jump, compared to all the drama of yesterday? ...Basically, and with no … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY MEXICO (5.3.2015 – 8.3.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS13…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY MEXICO (5.3.2015 – 8.3.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

Good evening. I am looking at my clock, and it is telling me that it is 7pm. Which means... ...It's time for the opening stage of the 28th Rally Mexico. ...I know this, because I am in the same time zone. ...Just 1500 miles (or so) north of the rally base of Leon. ...So, stop … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY MEXICO (5.3.2015 – 8.3.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY SWEDEN (12.2.2015 – 15.2.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS21…

Hej hej! Good morning. ...Or, whatever. ...It's 5am in my part of the world. Well, wherever you are, if you're like me, your eyes are on Sweden. This is Rally Sweden 2015. And, this is Special Stage 21. Värmullsåsen 2. ...Entailing there was a "1". ...There was. ...SS20. ...Which was won by Volkswagen's Jer-Bear Latvala … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY SWEDEN (12.2.2015 – 15.2.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS21…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY SWEDEN (12.2.2015 – 15.2.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

Goooooood afternoon. Evening. Friday. I don't know where you are. But, it is 1pm in my part of the world. And, most importantly... ...Time for the first stage of Rally Sweden. ...Super Special Stage Karlstad 1. ...Which is a little rallycross-like loop around a 1.9km (1.18mi) arena track. ...Two at a time. ...(Live broadcast on … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY SWEDEN (12.2.2015 – 15.2.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY MONTE CARLO (22.1.2015 – 25.1.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS15 (POWER STAGE)…

Okay. Back for more Rallye Monte-Carlo. The final stage. The Power Stage. SS15. A repeat of SS13. ...Col St Jean -> St Laurent 2. ...Which is 10.16km (6.31mi) long. ...Which doesn't sound like much. ...Buuut... ...It's a long series of mountainside hairpins. ...On a cold, sunny day. ...So, on top of the danger of black … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY MONTE CARLO (22.1.2015 – 25.1.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS15 (POWER STAGE)…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY MONTE CARLO (22.1.2015 – 25.1.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS13…

Good... ...Morning? ...Evening? ...Night? ...I have no idea. ...It is coming up on 2:30am in my part of the world. ...(In the upper-middle of the US, where I am watching on MAVTV.) ...And, 9:30am in Monaco. ...Which is important. ...Because, this is the 2015 Rallye Monte-Carlo. Yes, this is Monte-Carlo. ...The season opener. ...And, this … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY MONTE CARLO (22.1.2015 – 25.1.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS13…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY MONTE CARLO (22.1.2015 – 25.1.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

Bonjour. Hello. Aaannnddd, welcome back to another season of the WRC. This is the first stage of the first round of the 2015 season. ...This is Rallye Monte-Carlo. ...And, this is SS1 Entrevaux->Rouaine. ...Which is 21.31km (13.24mi) long. So... ...Monte-Carlo. ...All you need to know about Monte-Carlo is that you can predict nothing at all. … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2015 RALLY MONTE CARLO (22.1.2015 – 25.1.2015) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS1…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2014 RALLY FRANCE (2.10.2014 – 5.10.2014) /// FINAL…

1 /// J-M LATVALA - FIN / M ANTTILA - FIN (VOLKSWAGEN MOTORSPORT) 2 /// A MIKKELSEN - NOR / O FLØENE - NOR (VOLKSWAGEN MOTORSPORT II) 3 /// K MEEKE - GBR / P NAGLE - IRL (CITROËN TOTAL ABU DHABI WRT) 4 /// D SORDO - ESP / M MARTÍ - ESP (HYUNDAI … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2014 RALLY FRANCE (2.10.2014 – 5.10.2014) /// FINAL…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2014 RALLY FRANCE (2.10.2014 – 5.10.2014) /// SS18…

1 /// S OGIER - FRA / J INGRASSIA - FRA (VOLKSWAGEN MOTORSPORT) 2 /// E EVANS - GBR / D BARRITT - GBR (M-SPORT WRT) 3 /// J-M LATVALA - FIN / M ANTTILA - FIN (VOLKSWAGEN MOTORSPORT) 4 /// M ØSTBERG - NOR / J ANDERSSON - SWE (CITROËN TOTAL ABU DHABI WRT) … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2014 RALLY FRANCE (2.10.2014 – 5.10.2014) /// SS18…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2014 RALLY FRANCE (2.10.2014 – 5.10.2014) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS18…

Good... ...Morning? I don't know. I started F1 Japanese Grand Prix commentary at 12:30am. It is (now) 5am. Japan...didn't go well. ...I won't get into it (here), but my commentary is up. ...A few posts back. This is Rallye de France-Alsace. ...The 11th round of the 13-round 2014 WRC season. And, this is the 18th … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2014 RALLY FRANCE (2.10.2014 – 5.10.2014) /// UNWANTED COMMENTARY: SHALL WE DO THIS LIVE? /// SS18…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2014 RALLY FRANCE (2.10.2014 – 5.10.2014) /// SS17…

1 /// M ØSTBERG - NOR / J ANDERSSON - SWE (CITROËN TOTAL ABU DHABI WRT) 2 /// T NEUVILLE - BEL / N GILSOUL - BEL* (HYUNDAI SHELL WRT) E EVANS - GBR / D BARRITT - GBR* (M-SPORT WRT) 3 /// J-M LATVALA - FIN / M ANTTILA - FIN (VOLKSWAGEN MOTORSPORT) 4 … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2014 RALLY FRANCE (2.10.2014 – 5.10.2014) /// SS17…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2014 RALLY FRANCE (2.10.2014 – 5.10.2014) /// SS16…

1 /// S OGIER - FRA / J INGRASSIA - FRA (VOLKSWAGEN MOTORSPORT) 2 /// E EVANS - GBR / D BARRITT - GBR (M-SPORT WRT) 3 /// R KUBICA - POL / M SZCZEPANIAK - POL (RK M-SPORT WRT) 4 /// M ØSTBERG - NOR / J ANDERSSON - SWE (CITROËN TOTAL ABU DHABI … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2014 RALLY FRANCE (2.10.2014 – 5.10.2014) /// SS16…

MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2014 RALLY FRANCE (2.10.2014 – 5.10.2014) /// SS15…

1 /// R KUBICA - POL / M SZCZEPANIAK - POL (RK M-SPORT WRT) 2 /// E EVANS - GBR / D BARRITT - GBR (M-SPORT WRT) 3 /// A MIKKELSEN - NOR / O FLØENE - NOR (VOLKSWAGEN MOTORSPORT) 4 /// T NEUVILLE - BEL / N GILSOUL - BEL (HYUNDAI SHELL WRT) . … Continue reading MOTORSPORT /// WRC /// 2014 RALLY FRANCE (2.10.2014 – 5.10.2014) /// SS15…