After the withdrawal of the factory team of Volkswagen Motorsport world championship rally broke up and the Duo of the crews of the German team. However, the Finnish racer there is no reason for sadness – quite the contrary.
Who took second place during last weekend’s Rally Monte Carlo the ex-pilot of Volkswagen and now Toyota racing driver Jari-Matti Latvala open up in the morning Finnish television channel mtv.
“Never said that, but I will say here and now – in the Volkswagen with Ogier it was impossible to work, – admitted the Finn. After tests, we never exchanged information. SEB is a great driver, but he never shared information.
I’m used to a more flexible approach to work. But to work with him so was impossible, and this was the main difficulty”.
Latvala finished in Monte Carlo second behind Sebastien Ogier will be very disappointed. After a difficult season in 2016, which is the number of unsuccessful races almost exceeded successful, the start of the championship Jari-Matti is very good. Moreover, the team will never be the same unpleasant atmosphere.
“The team was dominated by tension. This at some point led to the emergence of conflict, each trying to show only the best result,” added Finn.
Alexey Sergeev, specially for Autosportlive
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