VW Polo R WRC: Volkswagen will take part in the 2013 World Rally Championship season, but the VW Polo R WRC could make his debut in October next in Sardinia. With Sébastien Ogier as pilot, the German automaker intends to play fully its chance year upcoming in the WRC Championship. If for the moment the car which will be committed to next season, the Polo R WRC, quietly continues his essays, Volkswagen will align its model in a round of the World rally this year.
Indeed, after the German automaker, a VW Polo R WRC will align in the penultimate round of the calendar in the rally of Sardinia in Italy. Volkswagen wanted to hire a car at the Germany rally, but the German firm did not receive permission of the FIA.
Director marketing, Stefan Moser confirmed this information but also announced that the Polo will not be the “car 0″ and cannot therefore not open road. And added: “We will be able to test in Sardinia”. “The FIA we allowed at the start but our times will not be counted”.
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If the VW Polo R WRC times are not recorded and the car will be not classified on arrival, Volkswagen should not miss the opportunity to record the performances and also should be able to judge its work from competitors Ford and Citroën.
Meanwhile, the Habs pilot expressed disappointment cannot be formally compared to the other teams: “I do not know further details of the operation, but the solution found is a good compromise.” “We are not timed but there will always be a way to compare to our opponents”.
Until power driving the VW Polo R WRC in the world of Rally Championship, Sébastien Ogier participated in the sleeves of the Championship at the wheel of a Skoda Fabia S2000 and is the 11th largest in the pilot, a ranking dominated by Sébastien Loeb.