Eurogamer have posted an interview with the developers of Colin Mcrae Rally 3.0 (for all formats).
"Colin McRae 3 isn't going to [have the] 'start stage, race car, end stage' construction of its previous incarnations, which were pretty start-stop games. The main game in CMR3 is the player assuming the role of McRae as he's given a three-year contract to win a series of championships for the Ford Rallye Sport team. Where past versions had been more centred around completing individual rallies to progress, in CMR3 the challenge is about the full year-long season. You'll be driving in every rally, every stage and it's the leaderboard points that count towards becoming a global champion. It's not about unlocking the next rally location. However you drive, you'll get the points for your performance."You can read the full interview here.