It is fantastic to hear Daniel Elena’s voice over the intercom of a WRC machine again, and to see the focus on Sebastien Loeb’s face as he whips his car through the Rally Mexico Shakedown Stage yesterday afternoon.
Tune into 4 min 27secs of The Loeb Show…
This week’s 15th Rally Guanajuato México marks the first time this season that FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) teams will face the rigours of punishing heat, abrasive gravel and demanding altitude.
México’s now traditional third round of the championship is a far cry from the changing stage surfaces of the Alpes-Maritimes or the sub-zero temperatures of a harsh Swedish winter. Several drivers switched teams in the close season and new partnerships provide new challenges, particularly on a specialised event like Rally México where pre-rally gravel testing could play a key role in determining the outcome at the ceremonial finish on Sunday (March 11) afternoon.
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Inside this week’s issue of Handbrakes & Hairpins we feature the WRC Rally Mexico, a look at this weekend’s opening round of the South African National Rally Championship, and an interview with Bulgarian star Ekaterina Stratieva. We also debut our new Social Media Marketing initiative. More about this inside!
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