Born to go next: Lorenzo Bertelli presents his Ford Fiesta RS WRC 2017
It will not be Ostberg in Mexico by the recent birth of his first child, but be at the start of the US appointment Lorenzo Bertelli next week. Italian racing ensured at least three tests of this first half of the season at the wheel of one of the new Ford Fiesta RS WRC 2017, starting already in Mexico, third calendar date this year. Today, the son of one of the owners of Prada presented what will be his livery for his debut at the wheel of one of the new World Rally Cars.
"Born to go sideways," that is the premise that Bertelli makes clear with the Italian phrase which reads in its rear spoiler and with the clear intention to 'hunt' a good result in Mexico, first date for all on land with the WRC 2017 and a litmus test for mechanical reliability. It keeps the mirror effect with chrome paint, but this time replacing its traditional green 'camouflage' by a matte black with red accents.
It has its explanation. And it is Bertelli wanted to give a similar picture that looked the Batmobile who used the popular superhero in the series that aired on television during the sixties (subsequently repositioned many times in Spain) and many remember for his fights particular and special effects.
He will try to push away her bad luck that has accompanied him during his last appearances in the World Cup. Specifically, in Sweden this year, Bertelli out as a leading candidate for the win between the two participants in the FIA Cup for Private, however, many engine problems in his unit Ford Fiesta RS WRC 2016 forced him to leave.
In the test lady luck she was not with him. Made in Spain, They hoped to replicate as closely as possible the conditions will be in Mexico next week, however, rain and cold accompanied him, allowing only accommodate the car, change some settings, and note the major differences with former World Rally Cars.