Radical change is the WRC's only hope

Radical change is the WRC's only hope

The WRC promoter's plan to decide rally winners in a powerstage shootout may alarm drivers and traditionalists, but David Evans reckons the sport's future depends on radical thinking

What happened to the world's fastest rally drivers being the bravest of the brave? Happy to be flat in top over a blind crest on somebody else's say so, change apparently has them running for cover...

Once the fight had gone out of the fight (following Sebastien Ogier's nosedive into a ditch and puncture allied to Sebastien Loeb's brilliant brilliance), the service park on last week's Rally Argentina turned its attentions to another matter: the plan to revolutionise the way rallies finish.

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