THE Citroen has left the top division for five years, but continues to be an important “player” in WRC2.
The C3first as R5 and now in its context Rally2went into production on April 1, 2018 and continues to be on both his special routes World Rally Championshipas well as his Europeanwhile his presence is strong in various nationallychampionships.
This year it was delivered 150th example of competitiveproving his popularity among competitors.
Inside 2023 tested in various conditions to improve in every area, given that in January, in Monte Carlo, the long-awaited debut Toyota GR Yaris Rally2.
The season ended with them Yohann Rossel-Arnaud Dunand in 3rd place of his league WRC2 (highlighting the victories in Monte Carlo and Croatia, and the 3rd place in Greece). The French crew will come to find the new season Nikolay Gryazin, who left Toksport and the Skoda Fabia RS Rally2 evo.
In the ERCYoann Bonato-Benjamin Boulloud, Andrea Crugnola-Piero Ometto and Mads Ostberg took three victories with C3 Rally2.
Didier Clement, head of Stellantis Motorsport Customer Racing, said:
“The 2023 season came to an end with some great performances from our drivers: 2 wins for Yohan Rossel and Arnaud Dunand in WRC2, Yohan Bonato’s fifth title in France and Andrea Crugnola’s third in Italy. In Belgium, Maxime Potty became the youngest Belgian champion. We also had some great results in Ireland and the UK, we remember the brilliant performances of drivers such as Diego Ruiloba, Leo Rossel, Hugo Margaillan, Eric Camilli, Ricardo Cordero Jr and many others. We are really proud of this big family!
“C3 Rally2 will enter its seventh season and although it has already matured, it will continue to evolve to remain at the top of the Rally2 class. Therefore, all our customers will continue to benefit from a high performance car. We are really looking forward to 2024 with renewed ambitions!”
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