This Week in Ford Racing June 22, 1999

FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP The Ford Martini World Rally team will be travelling to Finland next week, for testing in preparation for the Rally of Finland. The Rally of Finland, the tenth round of the FIA World Rally Championship, takes...

FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

The Ford Martini World Rally team will be travelling to Finland next week, for testing in preparation for the Rally of Finland.

The Rally of Finland, the tenth round of the FIA World Rally Championship, takes place between the 20 - 22 August. The Ford Martini team will make the testing trip prior to the Rally New Zealand to enable the engineers, mechanics and drivers the time to create the best possible set up on the cars for the very fast Finnish gravel roads.

The team is going to conduct a four-day test in the Jyvaskyla region of Finland using the team test car with Thomas Rådström driving on the first two days and Colin McRae taking over on the Wednesday and Thursday.

The team will have access of up to twelve different roads, which will enable them to try out various stage types in preparation for the rally.

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Series Other rally
Drivers Colin McRae , Thomas Radstrom