Hirvonen stripped of his win!
The rain stricken Portugal round of WRC started off with Loeb’s retirement on Day 1.
Day 2 ended with Hirvonen leading the times and turning a page towards his first Citroen win.
He won the rally as per best times but was stripped the win thanks to a faulty clutch plate which did not make up according to the regulations.
Day 2 mistakes by Ford driver Latvala and Solberg meant Mads Ostberg won the first … Read more
2011 has been one joyride for WRC fans and contenders alike.
What makes this year special is the triple knockout to the second last race of the season.
Three of the most talented drivers in the circuit are fighting it out for the championship : Loeb, Ogier and Hirvonen.
This is when the Frenchman Sebastian Loeb has won 7 back to back championships and his involvement has been in some way stagnating the whole WRC scene. Nonetheless Miko Hirvonen has … Read more