Elfyn Evans
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Elfyn Evans

1988-12-28 (age 32)


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Evans final stage panic "almost a heart attack" moment for Latvala

Elfyn Evans had a bit of "a panic" on the finish of the final stage at Rally Sardinia after a stall almost gave Toyota boss Jari Matti Latvala a "heart attack" moment.

Evans yet to focus on WRC future amid interest from M-Sport

Elfyn Evans is yet to set a timeframe on securing his World Rally Championship future but is happy at Toyota and will begin to look at his 2022 plans soon.

Evans: Portugal win important after “painful” Croatia miss Rally Portugal
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Evans: Portugal win important after “painful” Croatia miss

Elfyn Evans has said his Rally Portugal victory came as an ideal reaction to ‘painfully’ missing out on victory in Croatia to Toyota Gazoo Racing team-mate Sebastien Ogier.

Portugal WRC: Toyota's Evans takes lead after Tanak retires Rally Portugal
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Portugal WRC: Toyota's Evans takes lead after Tanak retires

Toyota's Elfyn Evans has taken the lead of Rally Portugal on a climactic penultimate day of the World Rally Championship’s first gravel event this season after leader Ott Tanak was forced to retire.

Toyota: Keeping Evans for next season "main target"
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Toyota: Keeping Evans for next season "main target"

Toyota Team Principal Jari-Matti Latvala says keeping Elfyn Evans for next season is his “main target”.

Evans struggled to "connect" with new WRC tyres in Monte Carlo

Elfyn Evans believes the gap to Toyota counterpart Sebastien Ogier on last weekend's Monte Carlo Rally would have been smaller had he been able to "connect" with the new Pirelli tyres.

Monte Carlo WRC: Evans takes lead as Ogier suffers puncture

Britain’s Elfyn Evans holds the overnight lead in Monte Carlo as Toyota seized the initiative on the opening round of this year’s World Rally Championship.

Evans: Safety-first approach won't win WRC title

Toyota World Rally Championship driver Elfyn Evans says a safety-first approach is not how he plans to win the 2021 WRC title, despite it almost netting him glory in 2020.

Evans on the talking points of WRC 2021 Prime

Evans on the talking points of WRC 2021

He came close to the title last year, and now Toyota's Elfyn Evans gives his verdict on what to expect from 2021 as the World Rally Championship prepares to reconvene for the Monte Carlo season opener.

Evans' WRC title hopes in jeopardy after crash in Monza Rally Rally Monza
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Evans' WRC title hopes in jeopardy after crash in Monza Rally

World Rally Championship leader Elfyn Evans has crashed out on the 11th timed stage of the Monza Rally, putting his hopes of the title in serious jeopardy.

WRC leader Evans upbeat despite Rally Italy struggles

World Rally Championship leader Elfyn Evans says a top-five performance on last weekend’s Rally Italia Sardinia was what he expected to come away with due to his tricky road-opening duties on the gravel event.

Turkey WRC: Evans takes dramatic win, points lead

Toyota driver Elfyn Evans won Rally Turkey and soared back to the top of the WRC drivers’ standings after a day of high drama.

Evans "laid foundation" for Toyota success at M-Sport

WRC points leader Elfyn Evans says becoming more assertive with set-up changes at M-Sport last year helped lay a "foundation" for his current success at Toyota.

Sweden WRC: Evans seals first win with Toyota Rally Sweden
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Sweden WRC: Evans seals first win with Toyota

Elfyn Evans has sealed his first victory as a Toyota WRC driver on Rally Sweden, and the second of his top-line career.

Sweden WRC: Evans in control with two stages left Rally Sweden
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Sweden WRC: Evans in control with two stages left

Toyota’s Elfyn Evans has extended his Rally Sweden lead to 16.9 seconds after winning all three of Saturday morning’s stages.

Sweden WRC: Evans leads Tanak after Friday stages

Toyota’s Elfyn Evans remains in control of Rally Sweden at the end of the opening day after coming through the rescheduled Torsby Sprint stage.

Sweden WRC: Evans takes early lead as Rovanpera shines

Elfyn Evans has built up a lead of almost eight seconds over his Toyota World Rally Championship teammate Kalle Rovanpera following the opening loop of stages on Rally Sweden.

Monte Carlo WRC: Neuville wins season opener for Hyundai

Thierry Neuville has taken victory ahead of Sebastien Ogier in a thrilling end to the 2020 WRC season-opening Monte Carlo Rally.

Monte Carlo WRC: Neuville leapfrogs Toyota duo

Thierry Neuville has taken the lead of the Monte Carlo Rally, after the Hyundai World Rally Championship driver won both of Sunday morning’s stages to go ahead of Elfyn Evans.

Monte Carlo WRC: Evans stays in front, Neuville closes in

Toyota WRC driver Elfyn Evans has maintained his Monte Carlo Rally lead, while Thierry Neuville had a dominant afternoon in his Hyundai i20.

Monte Carlo WRC: Evans retakes lead from Ogier

Elfyn Evans has snatched the lead of the Monte Carlo rally from his Toyota WRC teammate Sebastien Ogier after a strong Saturday morning loop.

Monte Carlo WRC: Ogier grabs lead from Evans

Sebastien Ogier has edged ahead of Toyota World Rally Championship teammate Elfyn Evans to claim the Monte Carlo Rally lead after a strong Friday afternoon loop.

Monte Carlo WRC: Evans leads on Toyota debut

Toyota debutant Elfyn Evans seized the Monte Carlo Rally lead from Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville after dominating Friday morning’s loop of stages, while reigning World Rally champion Ott Tanak crashed out.

Toyota unveils Ogier as part of all-new WRC line-up

Toyota has revealed an all-new driver line-up for next year's World Rally Championship, with Sebastien Ogier, Elfyn Evans and Kalle Rovanpera signed to drive its factory Yaris WRCs next season.

Ogier in frame to join Evans in revamped Toyota line-up

Elfyn Evans will be announced as a Toyota World Rally Championship driver as early as the end of next week, and could be joined by Sebastien Ogier in the marque's 2020 line-up.

Evans tipped to replace Tanak at Toyota in 2020

Elfyn Evans has been tipped as Ott Tanak's Toyota World Rally Championship replacement after he visited the team's Finnish headquarters squad last week.

M-Sport would be "crazy" to release Evans or Suninen

M-Sport Ford World Rally Championship team boss Malcolm Wilson feels it would be "crazy" to let Elfyn Evans or Teemu Suninen go, despite his pursuit of Ott Tanak for 2020.

Evans forced to skip Rally Turkey with injury

M-Sport Ford's Elfyn Evans will miss a third round of the World Rally Championship due to his back injury, and not return until his home event in Britain in October.

Evans to miss Rally Germany due to back injury

Elfyn Evans will miss Rally Germany later this month while he still recovers from the back injury he sustained at Rally Estonia.

Injured Evans ruled out of Rally Finland

Elfyn Evans will miss next month’s Rally Finland after injuring his back at last week’s Rally Estonia.

Neuville: Evans "maybe more deserving" of Corsica win

Tour de Corse winner Thierry Neuville admits rival Elfyn Evans was "maybe more deserving" of victory, after a last-stage puncture swung their battle in Neuville's favour.

Corsica WRC: Evans heartbreak hands victory to Neuville

Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville took a dramatic WRC win on the Tour of Corsica as Elfyn Evans' M-Sport Fiesta suffered a puncture on the final stage.

Corsica WRC: Neuville snatches lead after Tanak puncture

Thierry Neuville will take a lead of 4.5 seconds over Elfyn Evans into Sunday as the Tour of Corsica turned on its head.

WRC stewards restore Evans' Corsica lead

Tour of Corsica stewards have returned Elfyn Evans to the lead of the rally after he lost time catching Kris Meeke in the final Friday stage.

Corsica WRC: Meeke run-in costs Evans lead

World Rally Championship points leader Ott Tanak kept first place in Tour of Corsica after a dramatic final Friday stage saw rival Elfyn Evans get stuck behind Kris Meeke.

M-Sport believes it can maintain level without Ogier

M-Sport World Rally Championship team principal Richard Millener has said that there is “no reason” the team cannot continue to operate at the same level as in 2018.

Catalunya WRC: Loeb fends off Ogier to win rally

Sebastien Loeb claimed an incredible first World Rally Championship win since 2013 on an unpredictable Rally Spain, as Sebastien Ogier moved into the lead of the title race.

Catalunya WRC: Tanak stretches lead as Ogier, Neuville struggle

Toyota’s Ott Tanak continued to be the dominant force on Rally Catalyuna during the Friday afternoon stages, as he chases his fourth World Rally Championship victory in five events.

Wales WRC: Title contender Tanak storms into lead

Ott Tanak boosted his 2018 World Rally Championship title hopes by leading Wales Rally GB after Friday morning's stages in pursuit of his fourth win in a row.

Ex-Solberg co-driver Mills called up by M-Sport

M-Sport has announced that Phil Mills will return to WRC action as co-driver to Elfyn Evans at next weekend’s Tour de Corse.

Evans’ co-driver hospitalised after high-speed roll

Elfyn Evans has been forced to pull out of Rally Mexico after co-driver Daniel Barritt was taken to hospital with a suspected concussion as a result of a high-speed roll in the morning loop. 

Sweden WRC: Neuville leads into final day, top-six battles tighten

Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Thierry Neuville will carry a 22.7-second lead over Craig Breen into the final day of Rally Sweden after safely negotiating Saturday's evening stages.

Top 50 racing drivers of 2017: 40-31 Prime

Top 50 racing drivers of 2017: 40-31

Motorsport.com's sister publication Autosport counts down the top 50 racing drivers of 2017 in a five-part feature series.

Ogier sticks with M-Sport for 2018 WRC season

Sebastien Ogier will defend his World Rally Championship title with M-Sport next season.

The champions chase success on season finale

M-Sport have much to celebrate as the FIA World Rally Championship embarks on the season finale at next week’s Kennards Hire Rally Australia

Evans wants Ogier to stay at M-Sport for 2018 WRC

Wales Rally GB winner Elfyn Evans wants M-Sport teammate Sebastien Ogier to stick with the Cumbrian squad next season.

Evans set for 2018 M-Sport promotion

Wales Rally GB winner Elfyn Evans will be confirmed as an M-Sport World Rally Team driver for next year, with an announcement expected shortly.

Wales WRC: Evans in control, Ogier leapfrogs rivals

Elfyn Evans maintained his Rally GB lead as fog shook up the rest of the leaderboard on the Saturday night stages.

Wales WRC: Evans stretches lead to almost 50 seconds

Elfyn Evans continued to storm away from the field on Saturday morning's Rally GB stages, as Thierry Neuville leapfrogged WRC rivals Sebastien Ogier and Ott Tanak into second.

Wales WRC: Evans extends lead over Tanak

Elfyn Evans added to his Rally GB lead on Friday afternoon to end the first full day of WRC action in Britain with a 25-second advantage.

Wales WRC: Home hero Evans takes early lead

Elfyn Evans leads the Wales Rally GB round of the WRC after setting the pace on Friday morning's opening loop.

Evans is Wales Rally GB favourite, says Ogier

Elfyn Evans' fastest time in the Thursday morning Wales Rally GB shakedown stage has marked him out as the favourite for the event, according to his M-Sport teammate Sebastien Ogier.

Toyota, Hyundai interested in signing Evans for 2018

Elfyn Evans’ second place in Rally Finland looks to have strengthened his position in the driver market for the 2018 WRC season.

Finland WRC: Lappi secures first win despite late drama

Toyota's rookie star Esapekka Lappi held on for his maiden WRC win in Rally Finland, despite sustaining rear-left wheel damage in the penultimate stage.

M-Sport: Fired up and ready to fly at Rally Finland

Despite three victories and an unbroken record of podium finishes, the team are hungry for more.

Poland WRC: Evans leads Neuville in Thursday superspecial

Elfyn Evans will lead Rally Poland into its first full day after setting the pace on Thursday evening's Mikolajki Arena superspecial.

Portugal WRC: Tanak on top after wild opening day

Ott Tanak takes a 4.6-second lead into day two of the Rally of Portugal after a wild second half of the opening leg.

Evans "gutted" to miss out on first-ever WRC win

Elfyn Evans says he was gutted to lose out on winning Rally Argentina by seven tenths, saying losing the lead on the last stage was partly down to car problems and driver mistakes.

Argentina WRC: Neuville closes in after more Evans trouble

The lead of Elfyn Evans in Rally Argentina was hacked down to just 11.5 seconds on Saturday afternoon, as problems with his DMACK Ford allowed rivals to dramatically close in.

Argentina WRC: Evans stays ahead despite tyre woes

Elfyn Evans maintained his Rally Argentina lead on Saturday morning, but his advantage over nearest pursuer Thierry Neuville was cut by two punctures.