Glorified, vilified, head-hunted by teams, and nearly everything in between. Liam Doran has been all of these things. If ever there was a driver to divide opinion in modern rallycross, it is surely the 32 year old from England.
What’s more, with British, European, and FIA World Rallycross podiums to his name, not to mention a lifetime involvement in the sport - there is arguably nobody better placed to get an insight on one of the most intense and action packed circuit racing disciplines on the modern motorsport stage.
Currently racing for the Monster Energy RX Cartel, alongside Andreas Bakkerud, Liam returns to full-time competition at a time of serious change for the FIA World Rallycross Championship. Manufacturer involvement peaked and crashed at the end of 2018, and when many thought the championship would flop in the face of electric powertrains, 2019 has yielded some of the most exciting racing in top level rallycross to date.
Read on to get the ultimate insight on one of modern rallycross’ most divisive drivers, as well as his thoughts on where the future of the World RX lies…