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Eric Camilli made a cryptic comment at the end of the penultimate stage of Rally Mexico that he had lost the chance to win his incredible fight against Pontus Tidemand, because he could not make a recce of that stage.   

Ott Tanak crashed his Volvo during the Rally of Mexico recce.Was Camilli robbed of his chance to win the WRC2 category in Mexico because of the indiscretion of his fellow M-Sport driver Ott Tanak, who crashed his recce Volvo car?  

M-Sport quickly came back: “Eric had to do the recce in a hire car for these stages – indirectly related to the Tänak incident, but not solely.  

“It’s not as though he had to give his own recce car to Ott.  M-Sport had just ran out of spares when he encountered some issues with his own car.”  

Remember, these Volvo recce cars were built 15 years ago …
 
- Martin Holmes

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