First half of first leg is behind us and one thing is certain – 80th Monte will be exciting and intense as ever! Even though crews only tackled two stages so far, it was enough to spring some surprises.
FIA’s pre event press conference gave drivers one more chance to express their expectations and plans ahead of start of Rallye Monte Carlo’s first leg tomorrow morning. Top drivers from all three categories of World Rally Championship attended the conference. Click to read lengthy but very informative transcript of top rallying elite first media “grilling”...
Besides official WRC website www.wrc.com live results from Rally Monte Carlo stages will be available on several other sites. One of those is EWRC Results – with nice layout and plenty of options it offers relevant information fast. Visit them at EWRC-Results.com
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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Starting tomorrow morning World Rally Radio is back in business with live coverage of stages, service, rumors, news, behind-the-curtain stories and much more. True to their reputation Becs Williams and Colin Clark will once again form a winning team for best and fastest WRC coverage in the world!
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.