Volkswagen wins 2013 Rally Finland!

Continuing the Volkswagen Motorsport domination of the 2013 World Rally Championship the team, and Sebastien Ogier, can now add Finland to those already notched up. Ogier had finished day one of the rally in second place, but made his move on Friday to stake out a 38 second lead going into today’s final stages. He…

Friday Photo From the Archives #6

Ok, I apologise. The title for this post is actually rather misleading, as the featured content is neither a photograph or particulary old. However, I do not care. A couple of months ago we brought you the epic work of FS Aviation and their drone cameras from the Monte-Carlo Rally. Well, the guys have been…

Can the Volkswagen Polo R WRC save rallying?

You may, or may not, know that the Monte Carlo Rally is currently underway. But given the lack of a British TV deal for the WRC, I’m going to go with most people not being aware that the 81st running of the most famous rally is going on right now. Growing up, rallying was a…

Kenny From The Block

ESM cannot help but notice that over on YouTube a LOT of people are talking about a certain video. No, not the one ESM featured last week, or even the baby monkey riding on a pig. The internets are currently very into this one: Over 21 million viewers (as of today) can’t be bad surely?…