What can we expect from Ypres this season?

Podcast: Last year's event was a Thierry Neuville walkover. Will history repeat itself?


Ypres Rally Belgium – a relative newcomer in the World Rally Championship, but an event steeped in glorious and notorious history.

At first glance it may appear a simple rally, predominantly consisting of straights and 90-degree turns, but looks can of course be deceiving. The devil is in the detail, and Ypres is an extremely demanding, punishing and difficult rally to get right.

Here to talk you through the challenge is the SPIN, The Rally Pod team, chaired as always by Lisa O’Sullivan with expert analysis coming from George Donaldson, David Evans and Luke Barry.

Who’s the team’s pick for victory? What’s an Irish forest rally and a Ford Focus RS WRC got to do with this week’s World Rally Championship counter, and what can we expect from this weekend’s Ojibwe Forests Rally in the American Rally Association presented by DirtFish National championship?

You know what to do to find out.