Citroën Racing has won the Rally of Argentina in ten of the last twelve editions in the event all the south american has been a round of the WRC. Of the hands of Carlos Sainz, Sébastien Loeb and at the end of Kris Meeke, the French brand has managed to win in Argentina with three World Rally Cars different. Now, the own Kris Meeke and Craig Breen share the objective of further extending the successful registrations of Citroën and add that to the eleventh victory of the brand in this test with the Citroën C3 WRC, the fourth car of the brand of the two chevrones that competes in this rally.
despite all this, Citroën Racing appearance with a lineup of riders with limited experience. Without a third car for logistical reasons, Kris Meeke appears for the third time in the Rally of Argentina, although it is true that he achieved his first victory in the WRC in this test: “I Only have good memories of racing in Argentina. I added a third place in my first appearance and I got my first victory in the WRC two years ago. This rally is special for its atmosphere and emotion. The passion of the fans is a madness from the moment of that low plane”.
In this aspect, Meeke is delighted to compete in
Argentina, while acknowledging that you do not have everything in your hand to win back,
as it did in the last appointment on gravel, Rally Mexico: “
argentines love their motor sports. The past year has not raced here and that’s why
I can’t feel at all safe. Despite my victory in the Rally of
Mexico, the good start at the Tour de Corse and the work done in the
test, it is not easy. I feel good to compete in this rally, but I am
aware of the difficulties of this event, which already by itself is fairly
Craig Breen will make his debut in the Rally of Argentina at the controls
the Citroën C3 WRC. The irish account of their three entries this year for the
fifth positions, although it will not be easy to repeat this position in the
stretches around Villa Carlos Paz: “I can’t wait to compete for
the first time in a rally outside of Europe. Argentina seems like a fantastic country and
his rally has some great stages. I know that I’m going to have a lot to learn and
I am fully aware of having before us a weekend difficult for me.
Will be my first event on gravel with the Citroen C3 WRC“.
Craig Breen was quite practical at the time of
assume that everything will be new for him in the Rally of Argentina: “it’s Been
a good number of years since I took part in a rally in which everything was
completely new to me. In spite of this, I’m going to make the maximum effort in
each kilometer to build a good experience, without thinking of the result
end. I think I’m going to be able to use the work we have done during
the test last week in Portugal for to be able to have a very good
feeling with the car“.