Alex Villanueva goes for his sixth Rally Finland


Alexander Villanueva will be the third spaniard in the service park of the Rally of Finland. While Dani Sordo will fight for the victory and Nil Solans for harvesting a new triumph in the Junior WRC, the current winner of the Championship of Spain of Rallies of Earth (CERT) will look to make its mark among the vehicles R5. Even if Villanueva does not appear in the registered category WRC2, its presence in the fast sections Finnish with his usual Citroën DS3 R5 will allow you to rub shoulders once again with the strongest rider of the second category of the World Rally.

Villanueva is not, nor much less a pilot that you start to taste the honey in the WRC. Its nearly 50 years, the Spanish pilot has already lived the experience of his debut and compete in a more or less regular in the World in the first decade of this century. At the wheel of a Seat Ibiza GTi 16v and in the second instance of a Mitsubishi Lancer EVO VIII played his first seven rallies in the World, racking up his first two participations in the Rally of Finland. appointment suomi has always been one of his weaknesses and why he returned to the test in 2010, 2011 and 2013.

all in all, his sixth participation in the Rally of Finland will be different, since it will be their first experience in the world championship at the wheel of the Citroën DS3 R5 that has been proclaimed winner in the National Land. With the bib #85, is not among the priority drivers, but like the frenchman Eric Camilli who also competes out of the category WRC2, has everything in his hand to be able to compete you to you with the roosters in this category. One more reason that lawful and sufficient to deal with illusion in its nineteenth participation in a rally of the WRC.