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23.03.2015
Italy
Sector: LPG

BRC in 2015 Italian Rally Championship

Like last year, an LPG-powered Ford Fiesta R5 featuring a BRC liquid state autogas injection system will compete in the Italian Rally Championship series in the 2015 season. And once again the car will be driven by Giandomenico Basso.
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Mariano Costamagna and Ford Fiesta R5 LDI© BRCUltimate victory was close in 2014, maybe it will come in the 2015 season

Little has changed for BRC Racing Team and the LDI-powered Fiesta – yet another similarity is the presence of Mitia Dotta, Giandomenico Basso's co-driver. However, the car itself, presented to the public by BRC president Mariano Costamagna, changed it's livery a bit for the new season. But then again, the ultimate goal remains the same – promoting BRC products and alternative fuels in general, all the while trying to collect as many championship points as possible.

Sadly, the team isn't up to a good start – the first round of the season, the 38th edition of Rally Il Ciocco, saw the Basso/Dotta duo quit during day two due to technical problems. Hopefully, the Fiesta R5 running on liquid autogas will fare better in the rounds to come, which are as follows:

  • Rally Sanremo (April 11);
  • Rally Adriatic (May 3);
  • Rally Targa Florio (May 31).

We'll keep our fingers crossed!



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Piotr Złoty
source: BRC



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