Polo GTI R5: Podium in the French Rally Cup

Polo GTI R5: Podium in the French Rally Cup

21.10.2019: French Rally Cup - Polo team finishes strongly at final round of season Antonin Mougin and Florent Diottin (F/F) finished an impressive third in the Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 at the final event of the French Rally Cup, the Albi Rally. The French pair

French Rally Cup - Polo team finishes strongly at final round of season

Antonin Mougin and Florent Diottin (F/F) finished an impressive third in the Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 at the final event of the French Rally Cup, the Albi Rally. The French pair improved steadily over the course of the 125-kilometre asphalt rally around Albi in the south of France.

They were embroiled in an exciting battle with the fellow Volkswagen duo of Jean-Matthieu Leandri and Jean-Noël Vesperini (F/F), who were running third until they dropped time in the final kilometres. This allowed Mougin/Diottin to take the final spot on the podium by just five seconds.

“There was a small gap, which we were able to close,” said third-placed Mougin at the finish. “That was our chance. We saw it and took it. We did our best. The car was perfect and I had a great team and an outstanding co-driver. I’d like to say a big thank you to Florent and everyone who has supported us here.”


Andre Dietzel, photo Volkswagen


21.10.2019 / MaP

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