june 01, 2018 - Toyota

Rally Italia Sardegna: Preview TOYOTA GAZOO Racing targets Sardinia success

Rally Italia Sardegna is characterised by fast but narrow gravel roads, which are lined by trees and rocks, leaving very little margin for error. The fine sandy surface is gradually swept away by each passing car, exposing the harder, rocky base underneath. High temperatures can stress the crews and their cars.

The event will begin on Thursday evening with a super special stage at Ittiri near the #rally base in Alghero. Friday consists of four stages to the north-east which will all be run twice, while on Saturday there will be two loops of three stages in the Monte Acuto region, separated by another visit to Ittiri. The #rally concludes on Sunday with two repeated stages north of Alghero.

QuotesTommi Mäkinen (Team Principal)"I am feeling confident about we can achieve in #sardinia. We had a very good test there before #rally Argentina, which was of course a great event for us. I believe that we should have a strong package for these kind of roads. Generally, the performance has been very positive over the past few rallies, and everybody in the team is working hard to keep improving. We already had some good results in #sardinia last year, and Ott won the #rally, so I think it is an event where all of our drivers feel comfortable. Overall, there are many reasons to be positiv

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