Sebastien Loeb to test last week the car Citroen C3 WRC, admitted that he would love to do this for the team.
Sebastien Loeb has tested a Citroen C3 on asphalt
Loeb tested C3 in the French region of Alsace on wet and then dries the asphalt and drove the 321 kilometer in combat mode.
“Go for miles on tests is not so fun, but I liked the open features of the car, at the wheel which sat 15 years – said Loeb in an interview with L’equipe. I’m going to do tests all year round, but why don’t I do them from time to time?”
Video: Sebastien Loeb tests the Citroen C3...
Mads Ostberg will miss the Rally Germany, to be held next weekend, according to AUTOSPORT.
Norwegian had planned to speak in the class WRC2 driving a Ford Fiesta R5, but after the incident at the stage of the ERC in Poland in early August refused to participate. Then at high speed the car Ostberg failed steering.
“It was very scary because it happened at the entrance to the high-speed rotation. The speed at the time was 180 km/h, but I managed to keep control of the car, told Mads. – Our car is two generations older than the version of the R5 in WRC2. We can in a short line to update...
Toyota pilot Jari-Matti Latvala believes his teammate Esapekka Lappi won the Rally Finland will not be able to fight for the title in the season of WRC 2018.
“In order to become a champion, he needs more experience – quotes Jari-Matti AUTOSPORT.com. For example, he has never played in Mexico. But if you want to win a championship, you need to be familiar with all of the rally”.
Lappi agree with his more experienced teammate.
“Jari-Matti told the truth, – said Esapekka. – I have experience in Finland – the route I traveled for the sixth time. But next week in...
The press service of the Citroen Racing has presented a video about the tests of Sebastien Loeb driving a Citroen C3 WRC.
Nine-time world champion was drafted to help his former team to collect data about the truck on the pavement before the upcoming Rally Germany. Tests were conducted in the French region of Moselle..
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Tuesday, August 8, nine-time world rally champion Sebastien Loeb back behind the wheel of a WRC machine. The Frenchman, along with his faithful co-driver Daniel Elena tested the car Citroen C3 in asphalt roads in the Mosel region and helped the original team to collect important data in dry and wet conditions.
As expected, the contribution of Leba on the tests will help Citroen to gain the remaining four stages after a disastrous two-thirds of the season.
“In the morning sébastien has provided interesting feedback that will be useful to us if the Rally Germany it will rain. His...
There is a high probability that in the season of 2018 will appear WRC Rally Turkey and Rally Croatia.
The original plan was joining the new Zealand championship stage, but sources AUTOSPORT.com the FIA and WRC promoter confirmed that Turkey is ready to accept a new gravel rally. Most likely, the Turkish competition will be held in September 2018. The last time the rally of Turkey was held in the WRC in 2010.
If to speak about competitions in Croatia, their fate depends on future Rally Poland, the organizers of which there are often problems with providing security for the audience.
Team leader Toyota Tommy Makinen impressed by the pilot M-Sport Alpine Evans on Rally Finland at the end of which the Briton was second, losing only Esapekka Lappi.
“It was a great performance in his performance, he Makinana AUTOSPORT.com. – I wonder what his plans for next season.
When young pilots demonstrated such results, they inevitably will be of interest.
But the lineup for next season has not yet been determined. We need to talk to the Japanese about who they want to see in the team next year.”
However, the boss of M-Sport Malcolm Wilson doesn’t want to let go of...
The winner of the Rally Finland Esapekka Lappi feared that he lost the race because of an error on the penultimate stage.
The debut victory of Esapekka Lappi in the WRC came at Rally Finland
In the dope Lempaa Lappi decided not to risk it, however, this conservative approach prevented him.
“The car difficult to control, not attacking, – said the driver of the Toyota. Here all not as on the R5 – aerodynamics and center differential are not working efficiently if you go slow.
Am I too early went into a turn, suddenly the rear wheel went off the road and the rim broke. I was ready to...
A novice Toyota Esapekka Lappi won his debut win in the WRC, winning the home of Rally Finland.
After Saturday’s failures Jari-Matti Latvala Esapekka ahead of Teemu Suninen 50 seconds but on the penultimate stage of the competition Lempaa he damaged the rear left wheel on my Yaris.
However, Esapekka still managed to preserve the advantage and at the finish won from his nearest rival 36 seconds.
For the second place at the end of the rally turned serious struggle between Sunnana, Juho Hanninen and Alfina Evans.
In SU24 Sonnen lost control of the car in a high speed turn and lost about...
Racer Toyota Esapekka Lappi made the leader of the second day of the Rally Finland and is confident steps moving to his first WRC victory in only his fourth overall start.
Perhaps the key moment of the ninth stage of the season-2017 occurred on the 19th special stage, when technical problems came Jari-Matti Latvala. At that time, three-time winner of the “Rally of a thousand lakes” occupied the first position with the advantage of 8.5 seconds ahead of Lappi and have won all five previous stages of the day. On the causes of vehicle breakdowns, nothing is known.
Worst of all for a...