Mikkola to star at Rally Day UK
- 21st August 2007, 10:46am
The 1993 World Rally Champion will drive a Mk2 Escort on the track and will be interviewed by Tony Mason during the day. He has also agreed to sign autographs on a series of limited-edition posters, produced exclusively for the event.
The Stobart WRC team will have a large display in the centre of the main paddock, and current World Rally Championship driver Matthew Wilson will demonstrate his capabilities in the Stobart Ford Focus World Rally Car.
"Last year, I had a really great time. Mikko and I really enjoyed the feature stage and I can't wait to tackle it again this year. Hopefully, this year will be another great success for Rallyday,” Wilson said.
Mitsubishi will have a major display at Rallyday 2007, as part of their continuing support for the event. This will include live demonstrations of the Mitsubishi Lancer World Rally Car on the rally stage, and the British Rally Championship works rally car. The current Mitsubishi works driver line-up of Gwyndaf Evans and Guy Wilks will be available for autographs and will be interviewed on the main stage
Former British Rally Champion, Russell Brookes, will be reunited with his ‘Andrews Heat for Hire’ Opel Manta 400 and Sunbeam Lotus, driving both these immaculate and original works rally cars on the feature stage.
Further information on the event can be found at www.rallyday.com
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