Driver quotes after Mexico Rally stage 1

Driver quotes after Mexico Rally stage 1

17.03.2023: Day: 1 Flash N°: 1/2 Special stage: Street Stage GTO 1/2 Distance: 1.12 km Weather: Warm and partially cloudy, 22°C Road conditions: Dry and slippery in places Car 8. TÄNAK/JÄRVEOJA “When you are arriving here y


Day:     1                               Flash N°:    1/2
Special stage:    Street Stage GTO 1/2         Distance:        1.12 km
Weather:    Warm and partially cloudy, 22°C
Road conditions:    Dry and slippery in places    




Car 8.     TÄNAK/JÄRVEOJA

“When you are arriving here you are driving in a tunnel of people; They are really passionate. The stage
itself is tricky. All the support is fun. Today was a bit of fun. Tomorrow is the job. It is not going to be an
easy day and hopefully we get some cars ahead of us for Saturday. I have never driven this car on
gravel before. We still have high hopes.”



Car 69.    ROVANPERÄ/HALTTUNEN

“I think it’s a crazy atmosphere. Usually these stages are not so enjoyable. But when it’s like this you
can enjoy it.  



Car 11.   NEUVILLE/WYDAEGHE

“We know it’s going to be a tough day for us (Friday). We need to make the best out of it and try and
get a good road position for Saturday.”  



Car 33.   EVANS/MARTIN

“We don’t get many starts to the championship like this. We can enjoy this one tonight.”



Car 17.   OGIER/LANDAIS

“I feel good. The real start is tomorrow. Tonight is about enjoying the atmosphere and staying away
from the kerb.”



Car 4.    LAPPI/FERM

“It’s amazing. It’s very rare places when you see this kind of atmosphere. If I say how many people are
here, you don’t realise how many actually.”



Car 18.     KATSUTA/JOHNSTON

“It’s a lot of people. Tomorrow will be a challenging day. I will try to manage. Let’s see how it is going.”



Car 7.      LOUBET/GILSOUL

“It is fantastic to be here. The rally will be difficult for the first time. The beginning of the season is new
for me and I know it will be tough. I will work hard to do a good race.”



Car 6.      SORDO/CARRERA

12th start here. “The people make it special and the stages are really nice. The atmosphere of the rally
is special and the roads are really nice to drive. It is a nice rally.”



Car 9.       SERDERIDIS/MICLOTTE

“I was surprised that I was so good. It was a nice start. I will sleep well with good morale for tomorrow.”



Car 21.      SOLBERG/EDMONDSON

“It is great to be here in México. What they have done on the wall in the tunnel) to honour Ken (Block)
is a great thing. The doughnut was difficult. The people are incredible. I love the passion. That is what
is it all about.”




Neil Perkins, photo MSport

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