posted in Autofan MotorSports section February 8, 2017

Video: Meeke testing - 2017 WRC Rallye Monte-Carlo

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Driven by Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle and Stéphane Lefebvre/Gabin Moreau, two cars have been entered for the legendary Rallye Monte-Carlo, the opening round of the season.

Rallye Monte-Carlo: Simply iconic

Quite apart from the prestige invoked by its name, Rallye Monte-Carlo owes much of its reputation to the unpredictability of the racing conditions. In January, the roads in the hills of the south-west of France can be snow-covered, icy, wet or… just dry! The most "amusing" part is that a single stage can feature all of these conditions. Tyre choice is therefore of critical importance here. It's all about estimating, for an entire loop of stages, what represents the best compromise. Gaps can open up and disappear very quickly, making the race even more exciting…

source: Michelin Motorsport

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