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Ford Racing Rally Update 99-03-30

FIA World Rally Championship Building on the Ford Martini World Rally team's victory in Portugal, the team is continuing the Ford Focus World Rally Car test and development programme. Today (Tuesday 30/3/99) sees the team complete its fourth ...

FIA World Rally Championship

Building on the Ford Martini World Rally team's victory in Portugal, the team is continuing the Ford Focus World Rally Car test and development programme. Today (Tuesday 30/3/99) sees the team complete its fourth and final day of testing in Vic, northern Spain, where they have been concentrating on finalising the tarmac specification of the car in preparation for next month's Catalunya Rally, fifth round of the FIA World Rally Championship

"The testing has gone very well," said team director Malcolm Wilson. "Both Colin (McRae) and Simon (Jean-Joseph) have driven the latest specification car which is lighter and has an improved centre of gravity and both are pleased with the progress we are making. One of the main benefits of reducing the weight is the improvement in the handling - which is crucial for asphalt. It will also make the car kinder on the brakes and tyres."

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Drivers Malcolm Wilson