Things I have learned from following sport (specifically from watching rally)

What that drink is in the rustic looking cup with the metal straw that they drink in Argentina. See this video from Best Of Rally Live of shakedown for Rally Argentina 2013 – it opens with some atmosphere setting shots … Continue reading

Top Ten Gingers

Top Ten Gingers: featuring red-headed old lady fashionistas, orange cats and SPORT, SPORT, SPORT. The top three in this festival of the flame-haired are all rally-related. What a tremendous shock. 10. Paul Collingwood. Now who doesn’t love Colly? As I … Continue reading

Nokia and the WRC: the end

An update to my previous post on Nokia’s woes, and the ill-fortune of the World Rally Championship in having a doomed sponsor. Last weekend’s (May 24-27) Acropolis Rally of Greece was the last rally for Nokia as sponsor. We have … Continue reading

Nokia, ai Jumala! (Nokia, oh God!)

At the end of the 2011 World Rally Championship season, the WRC had a global promoter: North One Sport. All seemed reasonably well – Nokia had been signed as title sponsor, and surely more sponsors would follow soon. Not so … Continue reading