Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Honda Civic Takes on the Russia Rally at the IRC!

Team Honda Civic Type R JAS Motorsport will be readying itself for the Russia Rally: Intercontinental Rally Challenge. The Rally Russia will get underway with a ceremonial start in the historic city of St Petersburg on Thursday 12 July at 19h30, before the real action starts at 09h23 on Friday with the first of 11 special stages, totaling 151 competitive kilometers. The final podium is on Saturday at 14h30.

William De Braekeleer, Honda's head of motorsport said, "Rally Russia will certainly be a big challenge for us, as it is sure to be for everybody. We are on the right track in terms of development: now we have to keep concentrated and maximize every opportunity to improve the car, which has shown promising pace so far."

So brace yourselves Honda fans, and make sure to root for the right team. (yeah! Way to go Civic Type R!)