Citroen secrets ahead of Rallye Deutschland

Citroen secrets ahead of Rallye Deutschland

14.08.2018: Guy Bottlaender, the team’s resident France Sports weather forecaster, shares his memories… “I remember my first rally with the team back in 2003. It was in Germany, and Seb Loeb won it, beating Marcus Grönholm by 3

Guy Bottlaender, the team’s resident France Sports weather forecaster, shares his memories…



“I remember my first rally with the team back in 2003. It was in Germany, and Seb Loeb won it, beating Marcus Grönholm by 3.6 seconds after an epic battle.



When it’s all dry or all wet, it’s ‘easy’. But that year, there were super-localised storms and the weather changed hugely from one stage to the next. Choosing the right tyres was sometimes a real headache, particularly as we didn’t yet have the forecasting technology we have today.



 Emotions were running high, but the result was particularly satisfying, and that was the start of my adventure with Citroën.It was also where I got the nickname 'Baumholder'!”
 


Elisa Decrignis - photos Citroen

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