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Evan Rothman (Editor) and Eva Kovkova (Photojournalist)

Nasser Al-Attiyah joins Citroën Racing as third works driver

Citroën Racing is delighted to announce the arrival of Nasser Al-Attiyah in its team. From Rally
Sweden onwards, the driver from Qatar will be at the wheel of a Citroën DS3 WRC identical to
those of Sébastien Loeb and Mikko Hirvonen.

In addition to the two cars entered by the Citroën Total World Rally Team for Sébastien Loeb/Daniel
Elena and Mikko Hirvonen/Jarmo Lehtinen, Citroën Racing will run another DS3 WRC for Nasser Al-
Attiyah/Giovanni Bernacchini. Continue reading Nasser Al-Attiyah joins Citroën Racing as third works driver

Team Total is put to the test

In the fast and fierce world of rallying, not many drivers in South Africa can claim to have put a premier Class S2000 rally machine through its paces. In fact, in the South African Rally Championship only 19 drivers in 2011 climbed behind the steering wheel of these specialised machines.

However, another name can be added to that prestigious list: CAR Magazine South Africa. As a bonus feature in this leading motoring publication’s performance shoot-out special edition (available for sale next week), the Toyota Auris S2000 of Team Total’s Mohammed Moosa was exhaustively tested by CAR Magazine’s rigorous performance trials. Continue reading Team Total is put to the test