Rally Italy June 2013
Rally Italy- June 2013
Five rounds into his maiden WRC season, Local man Killian Duffy heads the WRC-2 Co-driver standings by fifteen points after wins in Argentina and Mexico and, most recently, a podium at Rally Italy.
But with the competition likely to intensify in the second half of the season, which features the most popular European-based rallies and the arrival of the first R5 specification cars, Duffy was happy to have make his lead in the standings more comfortable, following his second place in Sardinia.
“This is our first time in WRC-2, and our plan at the start of the year was top five, now we’re leading the championship just past the halfway point, it’s like a dream,”Duffy said.
On their first appearance in Sardinia, Duffy and Qatari driver Abdulaaziz Al-Kuwari, were up against 15 other WRC-2 entries. Ex Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica, won the event the event.
“It’s a good result after a tough rally,” said Al-Kuwari.”We have expanded our championship lead and we expect to be back in Australia.”
Watch him in action here: