R5 cars make their first appearance
ALSO back for his first outing since the season-opening Rallye Monte-Carlo is Slovakian Jaroslav Melicharek who will drive a Fiesta RS.
The WRC 2 category features its strongest entry of the season with 26 crews lined up, including the top four in the standings – Yuriy Protasov, Lorenzo Bertelli, Nasser Al-Attiyah and Karl Kruuda.
The new R5 cars from Citroen and Peugeot will appear in WRC 2 for the first time. Reigning WRC 3 champion Sébastien Chardonnet will debut Citroen’s new DS3 R5 while Kruuda will switch from a Fiesta S2000 to a Peugeot 208 T16.
The 5 – 8 June event starts in Cagliari, in the south of the Mediterranean island, and is based in Alghero. It covers 17 stages and 371.94km.
author: WRC Release