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#WRC: Lavala’s ready for “endurance test” this weekend in Mexico

Fast News: Toyota Gazoo Racing’s Jari-Matti Latvala – winner of the previous round of the World Rally Championship (WRC) spoke about his Shakedown:

“In the first run on the shakedown I didn’t feel completely happy but we changed some of the engine mappings and adjusted some clicks on the dampers, which we were expecting to do. On the second run it felt a lot better and by the third run I was really happy. So now I’m feeling confident but it’s going to be a tough rally with the heat: more like an endurance test than a sprint.”

The top ten Shakedown stage times:
01) T. Neuville (Hyundai i20 WRC Coupe) – 03m 45.8s
02) S. Ogier (Ford Fiesta RS WRC) – 03m 47.5s
03) K. Meeke (Citroën C3 WRC) – 03m 48.0s
04) J-M. Latvala (Toyota Yaris WRC) – 03m 48.3s
05) H. Paddon (Hyundai i20 WRC Coupe – 03m 48.6s
06) D. Sordo (Hyundai i20 WRC Coupe) – 03m 48.7s
07) E. Evans (Ford Fiesta RS WRC) – 03m 48.9s
08) O. Tänak (Ford Fiesta RS WRC) – 03m 50.3s
09) S. Lefebvre (Citroën C3 WRC) – 03m 50.6s
10) J. Hänninen (Toyota YarisWRC) – 03m 50.7s

The first stage is set to run tonight. There are 19 stages in total, with the event ending on Sunday evening.

FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 -WRC Mexico(MEX) – WRC 08/03/2017 to 12/03/2017 – PHOTO : @World

Evans puts his Fiesta RS WRC through its paces in Mexican Test

Elfyn Evans and his DMack M-Sport Ford Fiesta RS WRC tested their mettle in the Mexican hills ahead of this weekend’s event. The first of the traditional gravel rallies, it’ll be a feast of action this weekend.

Click, Click. Latest Issue of H&H is HERE!

After the drama that was the opening round of the 2017 WRC season, we can reflect on its amazing action and sheer driving skills. These drivers and co-drivers have once again proven they’re the best in motorsport.

To download, please click here: H&H Issue 336.

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As always, please enjoy this week’s read.

Yours in Rallying,

Evan

Issue 335: New Season, New Excitement!

A new season. A new era. The 2017 World Rally Championship is set for new beginnings. The WRC Monte Carlo Rallye will be exciting to say the least. Dive right into this week’s new read: https://goo.gl/3pS4ZR.