17 year olds to battle in Italian Rally Championship
- 11th May 2017, 10:55pm
Pirelli’s drivers on the latest round of the Italian Rally Championship range from nine-time champion Paolo Andreucci to Marco Pollara: unbeaten so far in the Junior standings.
There will also be an unparalleled duel between two drivers aged under 17: Finland’s Kalle Rovanpera and Bolivian driver Marco Bulacia Wilkinson.
Kalle Rovanpera was born on October 1, 2000, while his key rival, Marco Bulacia Wilkinson, is three days older.
The Finn got the world talking by winning the Estonian Championship last year, while the South American surprised everyone on his European debut at the Rally Liburna Terra in Italy with a Ford Fiesta R5, finishing sixth.
Both youngsters will use Pirelli tyres to try and beat each other for Under 17 honours on gravel.
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