Esteban Ocon in Alpine A110S at Rallye Monte-Carlo

Esteban Ocon in Alpine A110S at Rallye Monte-Carlo

22.01.2021: Esteban took on the first two stages of the opening round of the 2021 World Rally Championship – SS1 between Saint-Disdier and Corps and SS2 from Saint-Maurice to Saint-Bonnet - during the legendary event alongside the best rally drivers in the world.


Esteban took on the first two stages of the opening round of the 2021 World Rally Championship – SS1 between Saint-Disdier and Corps and SS2 from Saint-Maurice to Saint-Bonnet - during the legendary event alongside the best rally drivers in the world.



Amongst those included reigning world champion Sebastian Ogier and Pierre-Louis Loubet, a training partner of Esteban’s, who passed on some rally tips ahead of his two demonstration runs.



The occasion also marks 50 years since Alpine’s first victory in Rallye Monte-Carlo, when Ove Andersson led home an A110 1-2-3 in 1971.




Esteban continues to prepare for the 2021 FIA Formula 1 World Championship season, which begins with pre-season testing in Bahrain in 50 days’ time.

 

 

Esteban Ocon: "It was an amazing experience driving the Alpine A110S at Rallye Monte-Carlo. It's been a dream of mine to have a go at rallying so to have a taste of it at a brilliant event like this was definitely special. The conditions were tricky but that all added to the experience and provided a fun challenge.

 

The A110S handled really well, it's perfect for these roads and to have a taste of that was fantastic. I look forward to more events like these but, for now, I’m focusing on preparing for the new season in the new team colours."





Alpine - photos Anjuna Hartmann; ECD International

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