There is No time for rest or celebrations. Though
the winds of the Monte carlo Rally, they are still shaking now
of the WRC, in Toyota Gazoo Racing are already working in face at Rally
of Sweden. In fact, the formation of Tommi Mäkinen has already begun the test
prior to preparing the only appointment in winter of the season on the snow
Finnish, being the second session of tests that the team completes on this
surface in the last few weeks. In this case, Jari-Matti Latvala has been the
first to get to the controls of the Toyota Yaris WRC.
This test is being carried out not far from the
team headquarters in Puupola with a Toyota Yaris WRC, which combines the decor of
camouflage with a bumper that shows the corporate colors of the team. A test
that are being combined with an intense work in the workshops of Toyota Gazoo
Racing, every time that the FIA required the team changes in the World Rally Car of the
team. For the next Rally of Sweden, the team will be required to correct
the anchors of the rear suspension. In addition, for the Rally of Mexico also
you will need to change the valves of the engine 1.6 Turbo in the other of a material
In spite of the work done and the podium at the Rally
Monte carlo, Jari-Matti Latvala keeps feet on the ground when evaluating a
their options in the second round of the championship: “The Rally of Sweden is very
different. All over the world to better know your car now and are better prepared.
Sébastien Ogier and Thierry Neuville are particularly strong, but Ott Tanak
and Kris Meeke are also favorites. With a position in the top-5 would be very
happy. We need more time, but I am sure that soon we will be of the form
constantly on the podium and fighting for wins”.