¡ it is Already here! The Monte carlo Rally, gearing up to set the starting point to the season 2016 for the World Rally. The iconic quote comes to your 84 edition and does so with a registered list very complete. A total of 90 equipment crews will take part of the Monte carlo Rally, looking to ride with success the winding roads of the principality. A total of 14 World Rally Car will make their debut in a season that comes full of changes. 16 riders will compete in the category WRC2 and 9, it will be on the breast of the category WRC3.
The first list of entries of the season is traditionally served to solve some doubts, and in the case of the 84 Monte carlo Rally, is not an exception. Volkswagen offers no surprises and will compete with Sébastien Ogier and Jari-Matti Latvala in the factory team, while Andreas Mikkelsen will do so in the second training. For his part, Hyundai Motosrport has decided that Thierry Neuville look to the #3 Monte carlo and therefore the first rider of the team in this test, while Dani Sordo compete with the second i20 WRC. Hayden Paddon is in this case relegated to the team Hyundai Motorsport N.
despite doubts, M-Sport to appear as a manufacturer with two Ford Fiesta RS WRC for Mads Ostberg and Eric Camilli. In addition to account with a third drive ‘pata negra’ for Bryan Bouffier registered under the same team name that the two World Rally Car official. Lorenzo Bertelli competes under the team ‘FWRT SRL’ despite competing under the umbrella of M-Sport. Robert Kubica does so with a private drive, while Ott Tanak will start with team Drive DMACK. The last two World Rally Car are the Citroën DS3 WRC of Kris Meeke and Stéphane Lefebvre.
In the category WRC2 there are also notable changes. Teemu Suninen
he made his debut with a Skoda Fabia R5 run by the Team Oreca, same team
with which he worked on in 2015 but with a Ford Fiesta R5. The vehicle Czech
is chosen also by Armin Kremer and Julien Maurin. Elfyn Evans
will debut the Ford Fiesta R5 Plus for M-Sport, while the
Citroën DS3 R5 are the option chosen by Jourdan Serderidis, Quentin
Gilbert, Ricardo Trivino and Christian Ole Veiby. Within the category
WRC2 is enrolled in the Spanish José Antonio ‘Rocket’ Suarez with a
Surprising that some weight pilots compete in
the Monte carlo Rally, not rated within the category WRC2. Is the
case of Esapekka Lappi with the Fabia R5 official Skoda Motorsport or
François Delecour with the Peugeot 207 S2000. Finally, in the category
WRC3 compete against nine pilots, among which are the official pilot of
Peugeot Sport, the French Jordan Berfa. In addition, the Monte carlo Rally
it is the stage where they celebrated the end of the Renault Clio R3T Trophy and
among its participants it is worth noting the presence of the Spanish Francisco
Top, winner of the category ” Iberian.