With identical ingredients in the season 2015, but with goals different, the Peugeot team Spain Racing Team has been presented. In a ceremony held in Madrid, the team rallies covered by Peugeot Spain, and spaniard Carlos Sainz has shown to the press their sports projects by 2016. The spaniard José Antonio ‘Rocket’ Suarez will play seven quotes in the category WRC2 at the wheel of a Peugeot 208 T16 R5 after getting the title of the 208 Rally Cup. It will be precisely in this championship in which madrid’s Pepe Lopez search for the title after competing in the junior category last year.
José Antonio ‘Rocket’ Suarez has already started its first season in WRC2. After playing the Monte carlo Rally, the plan drawn up by Peugeot Spain will finally play seven citations of the category, which means you get a complete program. Although in a first moment, he spoke of five tests in WRC2, the need to get seven results for fight face to face with the rival has led the French firm to take the step. The official driver of Peugeot Sport to be played seven tests, together with Candid Career at the wheel of a Peugeot 208 T16 R5 with the colored officers of the firm.
After a first attempt promising, Pepe Lopez will participate in the 208 Rally Cup, category-brand created by Peugeot. She will compete alongside his co-driver Borja Rozada with the goal of achieving victory in a contest that takes place in different rallies of earth and asphalt. Despite the high level present in the category, Pepe Lopez is confident of being able to attack the title at the wheel of the Peugeot 208 R2 and thus be enlisted in the official team of Peugeot Sport, as it has done this season, José Antonio ‘Rocket’ Suarez.
Both ‘Rocket’ and Lopez will be supervised by Carlos Sainz. Godfather of the division of rallies for Peugeot and mentor these two young riders, the ‘matador’ has had a good word for his pupils during this event: “Suarez already knows what it is to win a major championship as the 208 Rally Cup. It is a winner and I don’t think that late in the climb to the top category of the WRC. For his part, Pepe Lopez is young and still has much to learn, but her desire and innate qualities can be a great incentive to have a good result this year”.