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.
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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.
Peugeot 207 Super 2000 proves to be successful both on track and in sales statistics. While race cars are rarely being linked to sales figures, Peugeot’s recent milestone proves that demand still exists, despite global recession and scarcity of investments in motorsports. Together with sister company Citroën and Ford, Peugeot is major supplier of...
According to recent tweet by Matthew Wilson, not everything is perfect in new, not yet presented Ford’s team. Wilson and Henning Solberg are expected to take part in this year’s WRC as part of new Go Fast Energy World Rally Team, which will debut during tomorrow’s shakedown.
If amount of videos from winter testing is anything to go by, this year might be remembered as the year of indie video coverage in WRC. :) Numerous enthusiasts endured freezing temperatures, snow and wind to film their heroes during test sessions for upcoming World Championship events in Monaco and Sweden.
M-Sport and energy drink brand Go Fast! announced “something fast is coming tomorrow”. New sponsor and new livery for Ford’s Fiesta RS WRC will be revealed tomorrow at the start of shakedown runs, ahead of start of the rally on Wednesday.