The new WRC 2 Pro category for professional drivers in factory-supported R5 cars is quickly developing into a four-way battle for the inaugural title, as drivers head to this weekend’s 53rd Vodafone Rally of Portugal.
Monte-Carlo category winner Gus Greensmith leads the series by just five points after six rounds, but the young Englishman’s reward for a solid start to the season has been a debut seat in the third official M-Sport Ford World Rally Team Fiesta WRC alongside Elfyn Evans and Teemu Suninen this weekend. Continue reading “Battle Lines Drawn As WRC 2 PRO Rivals Head To Portugal”
Hermann Gassner jnr/Katharina Wustenhagen, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX, are going to Portugal and want to finish on the Group N podium – following a fourth place last year. Even before Hermann Gassner junior and co-driver Katharina Wustenhagen set off for Rally Portugal they received the good news that was to spur them on. After a very successful test last week the two will first get further tests, as well as another WRC outing this year as a great additional reward on top of it. Gassner jnr/Wustenhagen will contest Rally Spain for the Red Bull Rally Team in October. Following Rally … Continue reading German Rally Champion spurred on for Rally Portugal