The Citroën C3 R5 is immersed in an intense program of testing with the frenchman Stéphane Lefebvre at the helm. However, Citroën Racing will become an aside in the development of your new vehicle rallies to be introduced in society. It will be one of the key scriptures of the calendar French, as the Citroën C3 R5 will be one of the Cars 0 in the Rally du Var, an event of dispute between the 23rd and 26th of November. Yoann Bonato will be the pilot in charge of putting his commanders, while the work of copilotaje will be for Benjamin Boulloud.
After completing more than 4,000 km of test on asphalt and gravel with Stéphane Lefebvre, Craig Breen and Yoann Bonato as pilots, the Citroën C3 R5 will make its public debut as Car 0 in the Rally du Var. Therefore, will not be a premiere competitive, as such, to not be homologated by the FIA, but if a day really important for Citroën Racing, which will show your latest creation to all the world. In addition, this participation in the Rally du Var will be a great opportunity for the engineers of the signing of the Versailles of to collect valuable information in a competitive environment real.
however, the Rally du Var is composed of 14 stages and 183-km competitive in which the Citroën C3 R5 will be able to compare times with the rest of the R5 that does compete in the test. A valuable work of collection of data that somehow go unnoticed by the presence of the Citroën C3 R5 in the caravan of security, any time between the enrolled there are proper names such as Sebastien Loeb -Peugeot 306 Maxi-, Stéphane Sarrazin -Toyota Etios R4 with the kit FIA – or François Delecour with the spectacular Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT4.