Elsewhere in the M-Sport Team ahead of Sweden Rally

Elsewhere in the M-Sport Team ahead of Sweden Rally

03.02.2017: ELSEWHERE IN THE M-SPORT TEAM Elsewhere in the M-Sport team, …ric Camilli and Benjamin Veillas will

ELSEWHERE  IN THE M-SPORT TEAM





Elsewhere in the M-Sport team, Éric Camilli and Benjamin Veillas will team up alongside Teemu Suninen and Mikko Markkula as both pairings take to the wheel of the Ford Fiesta R5 in the FIA World Rally Championship’s premier support series – WRC 2.
 

Going head-to-head with some of Scandinavia’s finest competitors, Camilli will be keen to prove his potential whilst gaining the vital knowledge and experience to further progress his career.
 

Suninen made his Swedish debut at the event last year and impressed with a spectacular second place in class – just 14.6 seconds adrift of Elfyn Evans having outclassed his fellow Scandinavian rivals.
 

This year, the young Finn could well better that performance and certainly has the talent to challenge for victory.
 



Éric Camilli said:
 


“As the only winter rally on the calendar, Rally Sweden is special. I drove my first ever snow rally at this event last year and although it didn’t end as we would have hoped, I really enjoy the sensation of driving on snow.
 

“There is still a lot for me to learn when it comes to winter rallying, but I am looking forward to the challenges ahead. Driving a winter rally gives you an incredible sensation of speed but our top priority will be continue to learn this unfamiliar surface.
 

“We have a test on Monday to get accustomed to the snow and to find a good set-up for the rally. Then, we’ll just have to wait and see what happens. The competition will be really strong, but we go to every event with the intention of doing our best.”
 




Teemu Suninen said:
 

“This will be just my second attempt at Rally Sweden. Last year we aimed only to gain experience and finished second in class which was a really nice result on our debut at the event.
 

“This year, it will perhaps be easier for me to start this rally. I have seen what kind of event it is, what challenges to expect and I know how best to prepare.
 

“We are now in a different location, facing some new stages, but the key challenges remain the same. We need to take care of the tyres, and maintain a good pace.
 

“It will be a challenge to improve on last year’s result as there will be a lot of very talented drivers in Sweden, but it would be the perfect start to a very exciting season if we could achieve that.”






ELSEWHERE IN THE SERVICE PARK




Elsewhere in the service park, Elfyn Evans and Daniel Barritt take to the wheel of their DMACK-clad Ford Fiesta WRC as M-Sport’s third nominated point-scorers.
 


Having secured three stage victories at last month’s Rallye Monte-Carlo, the Brits have proven that they have the pace and could well spring another surprise next week. Last year, the Welshman had the better of his Scandinavian rivals and stormed to an impressive victory in the WRC 2 category.
 


Also taking to the wheel of the all-new Fiesta WRC is Mads Østberg and compatriot co-driver Ola Fløene. The Norwegians will be making their first appearance of the season next week, and consider the Swedish fixture very much a home event.
 


Østberg has an excellent track record on the snow-covered stages. Having contested the event six times with a world rally car, he has appeared on the podium five times and has the potential to continue that trend next week.
 


Other familiar faces include Lorenzo Bertelli and Simone Scattolin who will be taking to the wheel of last year’s Ford Fiesta RS WRC in the new-for-2017 WRC Trophy.
 


In the WRC 2 category, a number of high-profile drivers will be taking to the wheel of the Fiesta R5 including Norwegians Anders Grøndal and Eyvind Brynildsen, ERC rally winner Alexey Lukyanuk, and former DDFT competitor Gus Greensmith.
 


Further down the field, one of Sweden’s most talented youngsters, Daniel Röjsel will take to the wheel of a Ford Fiesta R2 in direct competition with Oscar Solberg – son of Henning – in a similar Fiesta R2.


 
Anna Louise Rudd- photo M-Sport

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