Bottas will participate in the January rally of the SM-series open competition, the legendary Arctic Lapland Rally, which was previously known mountain rally-name.
– This is a unique opportunity to explore rally in the world, thanks to all who made it possible, Bottas said the BAT's release.
Bottas manager to work Ville Ahtiaisen according to the F1-star threw a rally idea the first time out in public already in the summer, but a few weeks ago, the wheels began to spin in earnest.
the National federation AKK and its coaching programme, the Flying Finn got excited quickly as supporters, and is accompanied by, in addition to other cooperation partners, through which Bottas below to find the M-Sport and a full-blooded WRC-cannon!
I don't have any experience with WRC-car driving. I hope I get even a little bit to test it before I'm on the line, Bottas said on Tuesday in Helsinki organised the press conference in its letter sent video greetings.
the Car is difficult to put much better because Sebastien Ogier won the Ford Fiestalla two world rally championships for years to 2017-18. Notes bottas a waterfront lot to read Timo Rautiainen , who won Marcus Grönholm alongside the world championship in 2000 and 2002.
When an F1 driver jumping a rally car at the wheel, the mind will rise inevitably to the question of what the employer – in this case, the Mercedes – matter must say.
Ahtiaisen according to the promise-things are absolutely fine.
– Valtteri handle negotiations personally behind closed doors. He got there contented-looking, so all went well, Ahtiainen said Tuesday occasion.
bottas, the objective of the January rally is unambiguous and hard.
– the Goal is to wash all the previous F1 drivers achievements. Is there an excursion to leave, Ahtiainen declared Tuesday occasion.
the general competition at its best eighth-reach Jyrki lake grove to remind, that already in the finish from it can be hard work.
– like That WRC car, the first rally sounds pretty nice, but I hope also the snow shovel is in the same class! The snow there is namely seen and dug, lake grove cut on Tuesday experience.
– I Am even led to N-group time - before I did snow removal! These snow removal come with every year.
the Finnish F1-drivers fell in the rally have driven also Leo Kinnunen , Keke Rosberg , Mika Hakkinen , Mika Salo , Kimi Raikkonen and Heikki Kovalainen . In particular, the mind is left behind in 2009, when there were lake grove, Häkkinen, Salo and Raikkonen.
lake grove was at the time of the F1 drivers the fastest. Raikkonen lost about a minute, Häkkinen a little over eight minutes. The salon was interrupted.
– we had a really hard struggle and bets with each other. There is a way to relax and meet people, lake grove recalled.Jyrki lake grove has driven Rovaniemi spot a total of 10 times. In 2009, he was washing the other three Finnish F1-driver. ANNE torvinen bottas was seen last summer, the Flying Finn -spirit of the fighter jet ride in the Tikkakoski air show. There was also a rally a promise, Kalle Rovanperä. IL-TV