The last act of the 2021 WRC World Championship takes place with the first kilometers traveled at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza: during the Shakedown the Finnish of Toyota signs the best time in front of Neuville
A first taste of the Brianza asphalt useful for entering the climate with a final act of the WRC 2021 World Cup that promises a script full of adrenaline. The Forum8 Aci Rally of Monza has started, with the Shakedown on the distance of 4.09 kilometers drawn between the track hosting the Formula 1 and some portions of dirt inside the circuit. Kalle Rovanperä in a Toyota Yaris in 2’55 ” 1 sets the best time on lap three, ahead of Thierry Neuville in the Hyundai i20 Coupé (+ 0 ” 3). Third Adrien Fourmaux in a Ford Fiesta with 1 second clear. Fourth was the Welsh Elfyn Evans; eighth time for Sébastien Ogier.
RALLY MONZA 2021: LO SHAKEDOWN
The last act of the World Rally Championship, for the second consecutive year takes place in the Temple of Speed. The Frenchman Ogier defends an advantage of 17 points and in Monza is hunting for the eighth laurel in the WRC, the second in a row with the Japanese brand. A challenge between Ogier and Evans as described by the protagonists in the press conference a few hours after Shakedown. “I have prepared myself as before any other race, I am not yet thinking about what will happen next year and, in any case, this will not be my last race in my career,” said Ogier, referring to the fact that in 2022 he will continue. to play some Wrc races with Toyota. “The weather this year will be better than last year, considering that we will not find snow in the mountains, but this does not mean that the weekend will be easy, on the contrary we will have to give everything being very concentrated”, the words of Evans, who chases in second position. position in the drivers’ standings. While in the constructors’ ranking Toyota Gazoo Racing has mortgaged the success considering the advantage of 47 points over Hyundai.
RALLY MONZA 2021: THE PROGRAM
Here is the list of special stages scheduled for the twelfth and final act of Wrc 2021.
Friday 19th November: Gerosa 1 (from 7.31), Costa Valle Imagna 1 (8.16), Gerosa 2 (10.20) and Costa Valle Imagna 2 (11.08); in the afternoon in Monza: Cinturato 1, Cinturato 2, Grand Prix 1), the last starting from 6.27 pm, at the end of a day of 105.41 km.
Saturday 20 November (108.24 km): San Fermo 1 (7.38), Selvino 1 (8.33), San Fermo 2 (11.08) and Selvino 2 (12.03); then in Monza the double passage on the Sottozero (from 15.09 and 17.19). Sunday 21 November (39.53 km) the grand finale with the last three stages, in the order Grand Prix 2 (7.48), Serraglio 1 (10.08) and Serraglio 2 – Power Stage (12.18).
November 18 – 9:16 PM
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