How Kubica came back to life in rallying

How Kubica came back to life in rallying

Forget the crashes, Robert Kubica showed exactly why he was so highly-rated in F1 when he came to the WRC. DAVID EVANS assesses Kubica's season and what he might achieve in rallying

Robert Kubica wasn't coming. But I didn't know how to say that in Polish. The crowd standing at the Sweet Lamb fence next to me was in a never-ending loop of disappointment. Car came, flag waved, klaxons sounded, faces dropped.

Their hero was in the trees, roof-first, for the second time in as many days. Mid-Wales had done for the man who once conquered the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve to break his Formula 1 duck back in 2008. Having survived the wall of champions, he succumbed to mud on Hafren and a misunderstanding on Dyfi.

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