Rallye Deutschland – Kronos preview
- 7th August 2006, 8:27am
The FIA World Rally Championship’s break is now over and the second half of the season kicks off in
For Kronos Racing, this event represents the year’s shortest journey. The lories transporting the three Citroëns have less than three hundred kilometres to cover between Naninne and the single service
The ‘Deutschland’ celebrates this year its fifth anniversary in the world class and now has became one of the calendar’s classics with its own specificities. Situated within striking distance of five countries, it stands out as the most European of all the current rallies, and visitors from
The rally route features three distinct terrains. One in the vineyards overlooking the Mosel Valley with narrow and fast roads twisting from a tight corner to the next, a second one in the Baumholder military camp on tank tracks with changing road surface, and a last one in Saarland with smooth and fast asphalt.
The final ‘Deutschland’ flavour is given with the varied weather conditions. The summer heat generates frequent storms, while the presence of the
Citroën Sport’s development team has fine-tuned the Xsara’s set-up for
Some more facts: Sébastien and Daniel will take their 21st and last start on tarmac with the Xsara WRC, exactly where they clinched their first world victory. They have won twelve of the twenty rallies competed on tarmac with their ‘old good Xsara’.Let’s bet that if they can succeed once more in
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