Rally Italia Sardegna
Another rally week coming up, and the Petter Solberg World Rally Team is on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Sardinia, preparing for the 5th event in this years championship; Rally Italy-Sardegna. Servicepark is at the Isola Bianca Cruise Terminal at the port of Olbia and rally HQ is based at the Mueso Archeologico.
Rally Italy-Sardegna gets off Friday morning with 4 complete new stages that will be tackled twice. A remote service with a new location, Siamanna, will also be introduced on the first day. Saturday brings back 6 of the classic Sardinian stages and there will be 4 stages on Sunday. The final stage of the rally, SS18 Gallura, will be the events Power Stage. The Power Stage will be broadcasted live on TV and also offers additional championship-points for the drivers. The surface is mostly hardpacked gravel.
Petter Solberg, who is currently 5th in the championship, started the preparations for the rally with a test in France last week. – I’m happy we managed to have a test before this event, says Petter Solberg. – We all worked hard and I’m happy with the results from testing. After the disappointment in Jordan, I’m more than ready for a good result here in Sardinia and will do whatever it takes to get one!
-source: petter solberg