BERC Future World Ypres Westhoek Rally summary

Thiry (206 WRC) took advantage of the early mistakes of his opponents to win last weekends Ypres Westhoek Rally, round six of the FIA European Rally Championship. At the wheel of his Toyota Corolla WRC tuned by Future World, Pieter Tsjoen and Eddy...

Thiry (206 WRC) took advantage of the early mistakes of his opponents to win last weekends Ypres Westhoek Rally, round six of the FIA European Rally Championship. At the wheel of his Toyota Corolla WRC tuned by Future World, Pieter Tsjoen and Eddy Chevaillier managed to achieve an excellent second place overall. Thank to this result, Tsjoen extends his leadership in the Belgian rally championship.

Friday afternoon, Thiry pushed hard and took the lead by a margin of 15 seconds over Snijers (ex-works 2002 Impreza WRC) with Tsjoen (Corolla WRC) third at 16" and Campos (206 WRC) fourth at 1'15". All his challengers stumbled at the beginning of the second leg. Tsjoen punctured in SS7 and badly damaged a shock absorber losing nearly one minute while Campos lost 4'20" after sliding into a ditch. One special stage further, Snijers had to retired because of a broken exhaust collector. Thiry signed an easy win with 1'38" ahead of Tsjoen while Campos was a distant third (8'08"). With 760 points at the head of the points table, Thiry takes over the lead in the FIA European Rally Championship. Campos is dropping to second on 720 and Tsjoen has 210 points.

"This important week for Future World has began with the success of Pieter in the 12H of Braine-le-Comte and ended by a deserved second place in Ieper, told G

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Series Other rally
Drivers Eddy Chevaillier