Patrik Flodin: I was being like Mike Tyson

Patrik Flodin: I was being like Mike Tyson

30.08.2012: Patrik Flodin insists his ‘Mike Tyson moment’ won’t slow his pace when he competes in front of live

Patrik Flodin insists his ‘Mike Tyson moment’ won’t slow his pace when he competes in front of live television cameras on round nine of the all-action Intercontinental Rally Challenge this week.


Flodin, from Sweden, will make his debut on Barum Czech Rally Zlín two weeks after having a cast removed from his right hand after he broke a finger while training with his country’s motorsport federation.


“I was being like Mike Tyson,” said the Petter Solberg Engineering M-Sport Ford Fiesta S2000 driver. “It was a training programme for the Swedish federation and we were boxing when it happened. My hand has been out of a cast for two weeks. I might have some pain when I am driving and using the handbrake but it won’t be a problem.”


Flodin, who earned the Colin McRae IRC Flat Out Trophy for his second place finish on the Sibiu Rally in Romania last month, was forced to miss Giru di Corsica-Tour de Corsica while he recovered from a broken collarbone. Barum Czech Rally Zlín takes place from 31 August-2 September.               

 

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