After losing time on the opening round in Portugal, Evans won the Academy rounds in Greece, Finland, Germany and now France. As his prize, he gets the opportunity to contest all the rounds of the World Rally Championship in an R2 Fiesta next year..
Rally de France Alsace will mark the second all-asphalt round of the WRC Academy calendar and is an event that requires high levels of concentration due a mix of narrow and fast road conditions, as well as constantly changing road surfaces. Based in the city of Strasbourg, north-west France, the three-day rally uses stages close to Haguenau: the home of eight-time world rally champion, Sebastien Loeb
The win marked Evans’ second consecutive Academy triumph, following his success on Rally Finland earlier this month and consequently he leads the drivers’ standings by 35 points from Australian Brendan Reeves
Rallye Deutschland is as an event that requires high levels of concentration from drivers at all times due to its technical and slippery sealed-surface roads. Based in the historic city of Trier, south-west Germany, the rally uses stages in the Mosel Valley, the woodland areas of Saarland and the Baumholder military training area where giant boulders, known as hinkelsteins, line the route
Renowned for blisteringly quick roads that are lined by numerous trees and characterised by countless jumps and corners, Rally Finland is an event that favours the brave. More commonly known as the Finnish Grand Prix, Rally Finland is based in the student city of Jyvaskyla
We’ve competed in the past with his father, Gwyndaf, so it’s great to see Elfyn Evans take his first win in the WRC Academy, especially on such a demanding event like the Acropolis Rally. Elfyn is a former Pirelli Star Driver in the British Rally Championship, so he has plenty of knowledge…
After his win on the opening round in Portugal, Britain’s Alastair Fisher is currently leading the WRC Academy by eight points. To help him prepare for his assault on the world stage, the Northern Irish driver has been busy competing in the Pirelli-supported British Rally Championship at the wheel of a Fiesta R2.