The pilot of Renault, Carlos Sainz Jr in the footsteps of his father, two-time WRC champion and is making its debut at the final special stage of the Rally Monte Carlo 2018.
Official website Renault Sport reports that on January 28, 23-year-old Spanish driver in F1 at the wheel of the new Renault Megane R. S will inspect the final special stage of the rally from La Kabinett to the Col de Bros, with a length of 13.58 kilometers before major competitions.
Thus, for Carlos this will be the official debut in the WRC. Recall that his father Carlos Sainz senior won the Rally Monte Carlo three times (1991, 1995, 1998).
“I look forward to the moment when for the first time, try your hand at Rally Monte Carlo,’ said Sainz Jr. The father told a lot about the complexity of the local special stages and weather conditions that can change very quickly.
It would be great to take part in the legendary competition behind the wheel of the Renault Megane R. S: the car will be winter studded tires that I have experienced what it’s like to pilot the car on these roads”.
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