IN TESTING: TOYOTA
WRC TEAMS HAVE BEEN POUNDING TEST ROADS IN PREPARATION FOR THE NEW SEASON, AND THANKS TO THE MAGIC OF SPECTATOR-CAM WE CAN WATCH THEIR PROGRESS.
Today we take a look at the Toyota Gazoo Racing squad – and especially new boy Ott Tänak.
Tanak will switch from M-Sport to Toyota in 2018, joining Jari-Matti Latvala and Esapekka Lappi in a three-car line-up.
As the new season approaches, this month Tänak joined his team-mates behind the wheel of the Yaris WRC at pre-event tests for Rallye Monte-Carlo [25 – 28 January] and Rally Sweden [15 – 18 February].
Watch the clips below to see Tänak and his colleagues thread the Yaris through some classic icy Monte conditions and then some deep snow in preparation for Sweden.
THIERRY NEUVILLE CLIMBED TO SECOND PLACE AT ADAC RALLYE DEUTSCHLAND FOLLOWING A DRAMATIC OPENING SPEED TEST IN THE MOSEL VINEYARDS WHICH SIDELINED JARI-MATTI LATVALA AND DELAYED DANI SORDO.
Latvala stopped his Toyota Yaris with mechanical problems on the liaison section from the BostalseeRead More
OTT TÄNAK WAS ON COURSE FOR A SECOND CONSECUTIVE WRC VICTORY ON SATURDAY NIGHT AFTER WORLD CHAMPION SÉBASTIEN OGIER’S MISTAKE HANDED HIM A COMFORTABLE LEAD AT ADAC RALLYE DEUTSCHLAND.
Tänak starts Sunday’s final leg with a 43.7sec advantage in his Toyota Yaris, while OgierRead More