The famous French rally will see, for their second event of their season, Molly Taylor/Seb Marshall with the Citroen DS3 R3 with which they took part in the recent FIA European Rally Championship’s (ERC) Rally of the Azores.
The first rally of the year for this young duo was unlucky, as they were forced to retire after a small off to avoid another competitor. Taylor will be at the start of the Tour de Corse (16 – 18 May), one of the “mythical” races of international rallying, a rally of great tradition, difficulty and challenging stages, which takes place on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Corsica.
Molly Taylor and Seb Marshall are aware that the event awaiting them will not be an easy one, but their spirits are high: “The Tour de Corse is definitely a challenging race,” says the Australian driver. “I am anxious to do the recce; it is the first time I will take part in this rally. Other United Business drivers, who have already been there, have confirmed that it is really full of corners and is very twisty. I am sure that the Citroen DS3 will help me, but it is a totally new rally. It will be important to read the race well trying, to get the maximum result. I do not yet know our rivals, probably some of them will not be there for their first time on the Corsica roads and they will certainly be favoured over me, but Seb and I will certainly will not be mere spectators. I like challenges and the Tour De Corse is a great challenge.”
To best prepare for the challenging Corsican rally, United Business has planned a test session for next week in Tuscany in order to find the best setup for the car in accordance with the new tyres with which Taylor will use in Corsica.