The WRC lives a week presentations, signings, and premieres, but that does not preclude that the work can continue. In fact, Citroën Racing has begun its first specific test of face to the Monte carlo Rally, in the vicinity of the Gap, , while M-Sport has moved to Sweden to prepare the second appointment in the calendar of the World on the snow. In both test, the riders pointers of both formations have been the protagonists, although the margin of the performance of Kris Meeke and Sébastien Ogier, the tests have also had other details to be taken into account.
In fact, Citroën Racing has released a new aerodynamic configuration in your C3 WRC 2017, to such an extent that the whole front has lost its usual shades of camouflage to go to look trim black. Without snow and in a segment that not too long ago used Hyundai to test its i20 WRC, the test for the French team have been focused mostly on this new aerodynamic kit, but also in the engine and the chassis. All in all, the start of the work has not been the expected, any time that Kris Meeke suffered a small tap shattering the diffuser of the C3, as well as the rear suspension left.
, M-Sport has continued his work around the town of Kall, in Sweden. After the first days of Ott Tanak on the Ford Fiesta RS WRC 2017 in the snow, the Estonian has been relieved by Sébastien Ogier, eager to work with his new team. The French rider has been put at the controls of the mule test that tested at the end of November in wales and that somehow convinced him to sign by the preparer of Cumbria and defend his title of Champion of the World with the colors of M-Sport.
it Is expected Ogier to complete two days of testing in Sweden before enjoying a brief period of vacation during the christmas time. Will be already in January, when M-Sport make your test of face to the Monte carlo Rally, , test on addition of Ott Tanak and Sebastien Ogier, also he will drive the Ford Fiesta RS WRC 2017 a third pilot, provided DMACK to confirm the identity of the pilot that will compete with the Ford tinted colors. The two riders with more options to fill this position are Elfyn Evans and Andreas Mikkelsen.