Honda goes Island hopping ahead of IRC return

Honda goes Island hopping ahead of IRC return

01.11.2012: Honda might not have had a representative in the IRC 2WD Cup on the last round, Rallye

Honda might not have had a representative in the IRC 2WD Cup on the last round, Rallye Sanremo in Italy, but that hasn’t meant the firm has been absent from competition of late.


Indeed, Honda pairing Mamisoa Rajoël and Muriel Rajoël took victory on round four of the La Réunion Rally Championship, the Rallye 1000 Kilometres, in a Honda Civic, which put them on top of the provisional title standings against more powerful opposition.


“We decided to attack as hard as possible and after the fourth stage, we came within breathing distance of the Group R leaders,” said Rajoël. “We were then in control and wanted to win the Group R and keep our chances for the championship intact.”


Honda will be back on IRC duty in Cyprus this week when local driver Zacharias Manoli campaigns a Civic on the mixed-surface event.               

 
                
Richard Rodgers, photo IRC

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01.11.2012 / MaP

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