The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Championship team has quickly returned to the championship with the resumption of the 2020 WRC season. Having performed flawlessly in the Estonian Rally, especially on Sunday, Toyota won the Power Stage with Kalle Rovanperä and managed to finish all 6 stages with the first place and managed to find a place in poyum.
Toyota finished third with Sébastien Ogier in the Estonian Rally, and in the overall classification, other pilots Elfyn Evans finished fourth and Kalle Rovanperä fifth. With these results in Rally Estonia Toyota Gazoo Racing, ahead of Rally of Turkey will be held on 18-20 September in Marmaris has maintained its leadership position in the Constructors 'Championship and the Drivers' Championship.
In 17 of the 11 stages of the Rally Estonia Toyota Yaris WRC managed to take first place. Sébastien Ogier 5, Kalle Rovanperä 5 and Elfyn Evans demonstrated their superiority in 1 stage and gave extraordinary performances.
Making evaluations after the Estonian Rally, team captain Tommi Mäkinen stated that the race result was very good for the whole team and said, “These results kept us at the top of the Pilots and Brands Championship. There were different conditions at the weekend compared to what we encountered in the tests. However, on the last day, we saw that all our pilots achieved the fastest times. Especially for a young driver, Kalle's speed was impressive. It performs at its best under great pressure, such as in the Power Stage. "If we didn't have a tire problem on Saturday, we would probably have been in much better places in the overall standings."
Sébastien Ogier, the driver of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, who finished the race in third place, stated that completing the rally on the podium was a positive result and also underlined that they have more potential.
2020 teams in the World Rally Championship will be held September 4-18 the route after 20 races to turn Rally of Turkey. In the season's most demanding race is expected to be one of the Rally of Turkey, the hot weather and soil in place rocks, will allow both experienced pilots to be an exciting fight for automobiles.
Hibya News Agency