WRC » Capito: Mikkelsen ready to win

Volkswagen WRC boss Jost Capito says Andreas Mikkelsen showed 'great maturity' on Rally Poland and now has the speed to match team-mates Sebastien Ogier and Jari-Matti Latvala

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July 04, 2014 1:24 PM

Well, first of all what we need is to do is get out of this Global difficulty, so money is more available for the Sport, There are Talented young drivers around but money is short right now. I commend both Hyundai and VW for having more than 2 drivers, Even though Malcolm is mostly having to fund his own programme he is doing the right thing with young Elfyn, a development driver is always a good thing

It has worked for VW and they are now seeing the fruits of their Labour. Richard Burns was a 3rd or Development driver for Subaru when Colin and Carlos were Lead Drivers and look how that turned out. I think Citroen have had their wings clipped in recent seasons But Malcolm is the one who seems to be having the toughest time of it.

I know everyone misses the days when a WRC event had 30 plus stages and ran well into the Night with Rally cars that Pop and Bang with flames as long as a samuri sword out the back that are spectacular, but the speed of the modern WRC Cars is still there, I


July 03, 2014 5:06 PM

Its Ironic that the Two most Likely drivers in the WRC to challenge Ogier are also employed by VW

I think we could also see a surprise 1st win from Neuville in the coming events too

Its Exciting for the new breed of Stars of tomorrows WRC

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