Volkswagen Motorsport has lived peaceful days along
2015. Champions of pilots, co-pilots and builders, the firm has
witnessed the transfer market the WRC with the peace of mind of having a
triple collateral formed by Sébastien Ogier, Jari-Matti Latvala and Andreas
Mikkelsen, though the latter has Anders Jaeger as a new co-pilot. A
relaxation derived in to have the vehicle stronger that has allowed the
firm focus the first efforts of the pre-season to test the
Polo R WRC in 2017 in Sweden. Precisely there and about your snow, now
work Hyundai Motorsport and Skoda.
With only five drop-outs throughout the season 2015 WRC, it seems that bad luck has concentrated on the pre-test to the Monte carlo Rally, . And is that the three Volkswagen drivers have experienced problems of any kind during the test made this last week, finishing almost all two days of tests in a hasty way. Without a doubt, the most curious has starred in the third pilot of the mark. According to ‘Autosport’, Andreas Mikkelsen completed with his Polo R WRC on the roof of a house. Luckily, the mishap was closed without consequences.
Sébastien Ogier suffered engine problem during his second day of testing, so that the French could not rush all the time test provided by the team, a situation that was repeated with the other pilot of the team. Jari-Matti Latvala dragged electronic problems in the Polo R WRC during one of their test days and also suffered a small accident. Latvala damaged the front of the Polo R WRC (photo) after suffering a collision with a stone to dodge a cat that was on the test track. The kitten did not spend a of their lives and Volkswagen purged a good dose of misfortune.