Welcome back to Australia

Welcome back to Australia

Rally Australia is back for the first time in three years and AUTOSPORT's David Evans is down under in Sydney, looking ahead to the WRC's first event on the country's East coast

It's 0254 in Sydney. Welcome to Australia. I can't sleep, so I've decided to share a few thoughts with you.

I'm afraid the first one is a sporting, but not a motorsporting thought. As the first member of Autosport to arrive down under since England won the Ashes, it's good to be here riding the crest of that particular wave. The WRC's only full-time English crew, Stobart Ford World Rally Team members Matthew Wilson and Scott Martin certainly thought so as they sported their England cricket caps outside the world's most famous opera house earlier this week.

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