Mikko Hirvonen goes Rally of Monte-Carlo on Ford Fiesta S2000The vice-world champion on rally of Mikko Hirvonen takes part in Rally of Monte-Carlo on Ford Fiesta S2000 car. Mikko regards this race as training before the beginning of new season WRC.
With new Fiesta S2000 Hirvonen got acquainted in the beginning of December in France, on asphalt tests. “Fiesta S2000 looks and sounds is more tremendous. Adjustment and the car chassis made upon me good impression - they allowed me to go at once as fast as possible. Here, to France, close conditions, but even at changing level of clutch with road I could steer very confidently the car“, - declared Mikko after tests.
as he said, inter-season period in WRC lasts almost four months, therefore participation in legendary Rally of Monte-Carlo helps it to be adjusted on a competitive mode.
the head of sports division of Ford of Europe Zherar Kuinn noticed that Rally of Monte-Carlo well approaches for all-round tests of the car.“ Road conditions usually happen different - we are waited by dry asphalt, snow or ice. A series of 2010 contains four asphalt rallies so Mikko receives valuable practice “.
it is necessary to notice that while Ford company officially did not declare the participation in series IRC on cars S2000 as a factory command. As representatives of sports division of Ford, in next year Fiesta S2000 earlier declared will be on sale first of all to independent commands and private pilots.