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WRC AL-QASSIMI Interview 2008 Rally Italia Sardegna End of Stage 7

Khalid Al-Qassimi in a Ford Focus RS WRC rally car on SS 7, in Rally Sardegna 2008 in an interview on the stopline at the stage end. Watch stall his engine on a junction in our rally onboard video from this stage 7: https://youtu.be/OUY_r574Lkg More free videos at http://www.wrc.com Watch every rally live with live onboards, maps, split times, realtime GPS tracking, commentary and more with a subscription to WRC+ All Live. https://www.wrc.com/en/wrcplus/all-live WRC AL-QASSIMI Interview 2008 Rally Italia Sardegna End of Stage 7 The WRC is the FIA World Rally Championship, a tough motorsport using rally cars on real roads around the world. Watch the best rally drivers battle on gravel and asphalt roads with mud, rain, dust, ice and heat! Watch high speed action as the rally drivers power slide and drift round narrow corners, go flat out over a big jump or through a watersplash, handbrake turn round a hairpin, survive a big moment, or have a massive crash! Rally requires maximum attack and careful tactics to become world rally champion. Each rally has timed sections called special stages, on closed roads. Drivers complete these stages as quickly as possible. A co-driver reads pace notes that explain the hazards ahead. Rally drivers use the same rally car to travel to each stage on public roads, following normal traffic regulations. The crew which completes all the stages in the shortest time is the rally winner. Championship points are won using the same scoring system as Formula 1. The championship is administrated by Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), motorsport's world governing body. Many countries have hosted WRC rallies. Rally Monte Carlo, Rally Argentina, Rally Finland, Rally Portugal, Tour de Corse on Corsica, France, Rally Sardegna on Sardinia, Italy, Safari Rally in Kenya, Acropolis Rally in Greece, Rally New Zealand, Rally Australia, Rally Japan, Wales Rally GB, Rally Catalunya, Rallye Deutschland, Rally Mexico and many more. Some of the world's greatest drivers have won the FIA World Rally Championship for Drivers, like Colin McRae, Carlos Sainz, Walter Röhrl, Stig Blomqvist, Petter Solberg, Ott Tänak. The list of world rally champions includes many Finnish rally drivers like Juha Kankkunen, Tommi Mäkinen, Ari Vatanen, Marcus Grönholm, Hannu Mikkola. French drivers have had success with Sébastien Ogier, and 9 times world champion Sébastien Loeb. Famous drivers from other motorsports have come to try rally driving like Ken Block from Rallycross, and Robert Kubica from F1. Car companies compete for the prestigious FIA World Rally Championship for Manufacturers awarded by the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile to the most successful WRC constructor. Winners include Citroen, Hyundai, Volkswagen and Peugeot, Ford have had success with the Ford Escort, Ford Focus and Ford Fiesta when the M-Sport team became champions in 2017. The 1980's saw the manufactures win with the iconic car designs of the Lancia Delta Integrale, and Group B rally cars like the Lancia Stratos, Peugeot 205 and Audi Quattro. Japan dominated the 1990s with the Mitsubishi Lancer, Subaru Imprezza, and Toyota Celica and Toyota Corolla. Toyota returned to the WRC in 2017 with the Toyota Yaris WRC, winning in 2018. The 2019 championship was won by Hyundai with the Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC. Still reading? Find out even more about the WRC by visiting the FIA World Rally Championship official website: https://www.wrc.com/ Please subscribe to this FIA World Rally Championship YouTube Channel for exclusive, frequent new rally videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/wrc?sub_confirmation=1 Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/officialwrc/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OfficialWRC Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WorldRally And find out about the official WRC video game on PC, XBox, Playstaion and Nintendo Consoles here: https://www.wrcthegame.com

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