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Why the 'boring' approach to rallying is most effective

Using his experience of two different motorsport disciplines, our expert coach Rob Wilson explains why circuit racing skills can also be transferred to rallying

When I started working with rally drivers at the turn of the century, the thinking from Prodrive and M-Sport was that the asphalt stages must have a degree of similarity to circuit-racing techniques, but now it's also become relevant to the loose surfaces - snow and gravel.

The actual difference is not huge, at least not as much as people think, and some general principles apply regardless of the surface.

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