The second one spherical of the 2020 WRC season sees two new names headlining the access listing for WRC2 magnificence. Pontus Tidemand and fellow Swede Johan Kristoffersson can be beginning their season in WRC at the snow and ice.

Tidemand will get started within the WRC2 magnificence with a Škoda Fabia supplied from the German staff Toksport WRT, Patrik Barth will sign up for him because the co-driver at Rally Sweden.

The 29-year-old took the step remaining yr from the R5 magnificence as much as the WRC after a number of a hit years along side Škoda Motorsport. It was once a yr of very helpful enjoy and courses for the longer term for Tidemand.

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We’ve got been working within the WRC2 magnificence for four and a part seasons and felt in 2019 that it was once time to take a step up and take a look at out WRC. So we ran 4 races along side the M-Recreation Ford, however it was once now not simple to get into as of late’s automobiles and be capable to use them to the max with their complicated aerodynamics. It takes much more time at the back of the wheel of the ones automobiles” Tidemand stated.

“If you happen to take a look at the rally recreation now it is extremely thrilling occurring to 2022, and it is very important keep within the recreation and blow their own horns. Going again and using an R5 automobile will give you the chance to power extra and to problem for wins. That’s why we select R5 in 2020.” Tidemand persisted.

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Two-time international champion in FIA Global RX Johan Kristoffersson may even start his season within the 2020 WRC with coming into the WRC2 magnificence in a Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 from his personal staff Volkswagen Broker Crew BAUHAUS.

The delicate and snow-free iciness raises the query mark across the Swedish spherical in mid-February, however remaining yr’s 3rd within the WRC 2 magnificence expects to begin the rally.

We’re optimists and hope that iciness will come in order that it’s going to be a WRC rally” Kristoffersson commented.

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