Another superb “privateer” video of today’s shakedown emerged on Youtube. Signed by Videos2Rallye it features great shots from first proper action stage of new season, although we will have to wait till tomorrow to enjoy first timed tests.
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Eight-time world rally champion Sebastien Loeb of Citroën says he’s not concerned by collapse of former WRC promoter and media rights holder North One Sport and hopes FIA will find a way to give WRC better means to promote itself.
The “Monte”, as the legendary Rally Monte Carlo is known amongst competitors and fans alike, is back. After a three-year WRC gap the classic rally, this year celebrating its 80th anniversary, makes its return to the World Rally Championship. The history of the Monte is inextricably linked with MINI.
French veteran and former Rallye Monte Carlo winner Francois Delecour took part in today’s shakedown ahead of first proper stages tomorrow. And while the Frenchman had otherwise trouble free run, he did suffer a minor off, captured in video.
The 2012 World Rally Championship officially started this morning with the shakedown for the Rallye Monte-Carlo. The four Citroën DS3 WRCs entered for the rally completed each of the four mandatory runs without incident. Click to read Citroën Racing’s shakedown report.