The competition this weekend passes two places across the pond. The first will be the Rally Mexico, third round of the World Rally Championship and where we have to Dani Sordo as our highest representative. The Spaniard returns to the wheel of the Hyundai i20 WRC to play one of the toughest events on earth of the season. The high mountain sections will make the mechanical suffer the lack of power (it has even estimated 30% in the highest points).
In Diariomotor Competition times to see it on TV and everything you need to know to follow the American appointment without getting lost nothing we leave. As always we will have a special track of it besides bring you all the news related to the category. The week has been full of tributes to the B Group, through Tribute Audi quattro and his short film titled “Group B” which will feature one of the actors starring Game of Thrones driving a MG Metro 6R4. Something that does nothing to give us longing when compared to the plight of the current World Rally Championship.
The second major point of interest this weekend is Termas de Río Hondo circuit which has brought together teams WTCC to start a new season of the World Touring. The test Argentina serves as a tribute to José María “Pechito” Lopez, reigning World after passing the two favorites of 2014, his fellow Citroën Yvan Muller and nine-time champion WRC Sébastien Loeb. In previous years my partner Igor Zamorano summarized all the news this year in a category that from this season will only have to grill the TC1 (Honda Civic, Citroën C- Elysée, Chevrolet Cruze and Lada Vesta).
begins a new season WTCC . The goal of all is to stop the Citroën and avoid another triplet of the French.
On the grill unfortunately not be Pepe Oriola. The Spaniard, one of the last promises SEAT could not compete after a big crash in Macao driving a Cruze TC1 and it seems that is out of the opportunity he in the WTCC. Instead, Oriola compete in the newly created TCR with Bamboo Craft. Beside him is Jordi Gené. Have not been the only pitch between the Spanish riders this week.
Roberto Merhi, one of the men who rang to pilot the second Marussia Formula 1, has finally decided to compete in Formula Renault next to Pons team. After struggling in 2014 with Carlos Sainz Jr. for the title run this year with more guarantees force you to be one of the riders competing for the championship if you want to ensure a good future. Hard to explain that Castellon has to step back behind its tonteos with Formula 1 and DTM while Carmen Jorda announced with fanfare his new post as pilot development in the Lotus team after failing to score any points on their way through the GP3 . As for which Merhi had been highly overqualified.
Just Formula 1 has cornered the covers today of racing these days. From the rumors about the possible return of Renault with a factory team to be held on the foundations of Toro Rosso until everything related to Fernando Alonso’s accident two weeks ago at the Circuit de Catalunya. The Spaniard can not run the first race of the season and some teams already require those responsible for the FIA that the reason is clarified the mishap suffered by McLaren. Even there has been talk of the possibility of a pilot plant until this happens.
The news of the week will be the non-participation of Fernando Alonso in the GP of Australia. Neither McLaren nor FIA have clarified the reason for his accident.
While Formula 1 circuits, Antena 3 has presented the lines of what will be the last year that we see racing in open and free on our televisions. From 2016 will have to checkout to continue seeing Alonso and company. Undoubtedly, the return of Marussia Manor F1 is the best news about the great circus of the last seven days. Finally we can say that we have 10 teams on the grid.
We can not close look at the competition today without checking out the event of the week: the Geneva . Despite being an exhibition aimed at street vehicle, we have also seen numerous presentations among which the new GT3 Audi and Mercedes, Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 The latest craze in the form of Glickenhaus SCG 003 C and the future of M-Sport, the new Ford Fiesta R2 1.0 turbo Ecoboost engine. Do not forget to visit us to stay abreast of all the latest Motorsport.
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