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The Kitchen Table Shakedown

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Thoughts from the Kitchen Table - Meeke, Loeb, Evans, Tanak, Chile and Much More

It's been way too long since I sat down and talked rally at the Kitchen Table. So in this episode I do my best to catch up and talk, amongst other things - Meeke, Evans, Tanak, Solberg, Chile, Otago Rallyand Targa Tasmania  


16 May 2019

Rank #1

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Thoughts from the Kitchen Table - Mexico Marks Meeke's Re-Emergence

Mexcio might have been short on entries but it was far from short on talking points. So much to talk about, and apologies or not including Elfyn's fine podium, but the hot topic of debate was Meeke's "Dirty Tricks" moment and the inclusion of a wonky jump in the opening stage. It might be a little late, but sit back and enjoy nearly 30mins of the finest Rally Mexico analysis  


21 Mar 2019

Rank #2

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Thoughts from the KitchenTable - Tanak's Brilliance, Hyundai's Challenge and Mikkelsen's Woes

Rally Sweden was a very positive affirmation of Ott Tanak's 2019 title credentials. The potent combination of Tanak and the Toyota looked sensational. I give me thoughts on what this might indicate for the coming championship fight. I also take a look at the challenge facing Hyundai and in particular Andreas Mikkelsen


20 Feb 2019

Rank #3

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Thoughts from the Kitchen Table - Curtains Close on Silly Season and Citroen Testing

It's been a long and fascinating few months for all us WRC watchers and with M-Sport's announcement that Elfyn Evans has secured the full time drive there, are we seeing the curtains closing on one of the most dramatic silly season's in years? Maybe, maybe not!!!! And I give you my views on the atmosphere at the pre Monte Carlo Rally Citroen test.


31 Dec 2018

Rank #4

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Thoughts from the Kitchen Table - Loeb Confirmed, Paddon Dropped and M-Sport News

We flagged up the possibility at the last Kitchen Table, and we now have confirmation that Sebastien Loeb is heading to Hyundai. The downside is that Hayden Paddon is fighting for his future. All this, and more positive news from M-Sport n this edition of the Kitchen Table


14 Dec 2018

Rank #5

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Gerard Quinn Talks Ford's Future

With speculation surrounding the plans for M-Sport Ford in 2019 continuing to grow, maybe this is a good tome to hear from the man in charge of Ford's European motorsport activities. I caught up with Gerard Quinn just after Rally Spain to hear his thoughts on what 2019 might hold for Ford in rallying 


3 Dec 2018

Rank #6

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Thoughts from the Kitchen Table, Kubica, Ogier, Rally Australia and More!

In this edition of Thoughts from the Kitchen Table I talk F1 - well Robert Kubica's incredible return to F1 anyway. But mostly I talk Rally Australia and look at why Ogier won this year and who might win next year!         


28 Nov 2018

Rank #7

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Meeke to Toyota and More

Meeke to Toyota?  Must be time for another Kitchen Table. As the driver merry-go-round seems to reaching warp speed, I look at where Meeke might fit in at Toyota and try to work out how the other teams will line up in 2019


12 Oct 2018

Rank #8

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Ogier's Brilliance on Rally GB and Driver move Gossip

Rally GB was a quite magnificent event once again, and Ogier was back to his brilliant best. It's kept things incredibly interesting in this year's championship battle going into the final two rounds. I also talk about the service park gossip concerning driver moves          


11 Oct 2018

Rank #9

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Ogier to Citroen and Much More from the Kitchen Table

A monster WRC announcement requires a monster Kitchen Table in response! I know i can waffle, but this is the best part of half an hour of quality WRC driver moves waffle. Let me know your thoughts and please feel free to share if you've enjoyed my monster monologue


2 Oct 2018

Rank #10