The brutal Turkish stages facing the WRC crews

The Rally of Turkey always provides one of the sternest challenges for driver and machine and this year is no different

Colin Clark has hit the beach, but it’s no holiday for the DirtFish team as the World Rally Championship arrives in Turkey for a behemoth of an event. It’s a veritable car breaker, and one of the biggest challenges of the season so far.

Out on the stages, George Donaldson gives an indication of the types of roads crews will be facing this weekend. From the fast, Finland-esque stretches to the gnarly, rock-filled loose sections which are only going to clean as the rally progresses.

But don’t just take our word for it, hit play and see for yourself: