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Hyundai ups the ante, Skoda’s R5 gets green light: Handbrakes & Hairpins Issue 332!

Welcome to the latest edition of Handbrakes & Hairpins, a 15-page issue featuring news from the WRC, the World RX and the South African National Rally Championship >> http://bit.ly/issue332.

As always, enjoy this week’s read!

23 pages of rally news for FREE!

Mikko Hirvonen’s announced his retirement. Prodrive’s launched a rally Volkswagen Golf VII for the Chinese Rally Championship. Hyundai Motorsport has signed Dani Sordo for another two seasons in the WRC. All is detailed over 23 pages of rally news in this week’s edition of HANDBRAKES & HAIRPINS’ free weekly eZine >>> http://bit.ly/issue330.

H&H is BACK!

The WRC, FIA World Rallycross Championship, the FIA, Petter Solberg, and more are all featured inside this week’s 18-page edition. Download, download, download for FREE: http://bit.ly/issue329

This week’s eZine’s for Timothy Cathcart, R.I.P.

This latest edition of Handbrakes & Hairpins dedicated in memory of Timothy Cathcart, who passed away at the British Rally Championship’s Ulster Rally this past weekend.

Inside we bring you news from Michelin and the World Rally Championship’s new two-year deal, Marcus Gronholm’s Volkswagen Motorsport move, a look at this weekend’s WRC ADAC Rallye Deutschland and a review of the SA National Rally Championship’s Round Five.

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Celebrate WRC rallying in Finnish style in Issue #325!

HANDBRAKES & HAIRPINS has compiled a massive WRC Neste Oil Rally Finland review special edition this week over 12 pages! If that’s not enough reason to get your free issue now, we also bring an article on Jari-Matti Latvala’s psychological victory over his rivals and the latest proposed shake-ups in the WRC. Yours free, each week.

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Geneva Motor Show’s REAL headturners!

Motoring fans know that the Geneva Motor Show is currently drawing lots of attention. Of course there are beautiful shiny hew cars. But, our eyes were glued to these two stunners: the Hyundai Motorsport i20 WRC and the Volkswagen Polo R WRC. Now these are REAL headturners ;-)

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Volkswagen’s Polo R WRC upgraded for 2014

The championship-winning car is now even better: the Polo R WRC for the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) is primed and ready for the challenges ahead. Ahead of the new season, which opens with a true classic in the form of the hugely challenging Rally Monte Carlo from 14th to 19th January, Volkswagen has made detailed improvements to its World Champion car. The works team commences the defence of its title with a 315-hp World Rally Car, which has been the subject of constant further development since making its debut almost twelve months ago. An appropriately dynamic appearance is provided by the striking new design, which features grey and blue stripes. First impression: this Polo R WRC is even more dynamic. The four wheel-drive powerhouse won ten of the 13 rallies last season, ensuring all three World Championship titles headed to Wolfsburg. Continue reading Volkswagen’s Polo R WRC upgraded for 2014