The health crisis derived from the COVID-19 pandemic maintains the uncertainty about the Monza Rally, the last round of the 2020 WRC season. With the cancellation of the Ypres Rally as the last precedent, the possibility that the Italian event will not take place is very real. Although this circumstance would allow Elfyn evans be proclaimed WRC champion for the first time, the Welsh driver insists on his desire to win the title by competing in the Monza Rally. In fact, Evans does not lose focus and continues with his preparation for the appointment around the Italian racetrack.
Evans will arrive at the Monza Rally as the WRC leader and you will have the possibility to manage an income of 14 points about his partner Sébastien Ogier. Along these lines, the Toyota Gazoo Racing driver remains focused when preparing for the rally and maintains his usual protocol to prepare for each event: «I’m focused on preparing for the Monza Rally. I’m just looking at what I have to do to prepare for the rally. I don’t know much about Monza, I’ve never been there for a rally, so it’s a matter of looking at cameras on board and doing the usual».
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Along these lines, Evans has also referred to the pre-event tests: «I don’t know exactly where we’ll do the pre-test, but I know it won’t be very close to Monza. It is important to be back in the car, although it would have been good to have been able to test on a circuit or some similar place to have a more representative test of where most of the mileage of the rally is. It’s a shame that we couldn’t do our pre-Ypres Rally test before cancellation. Hyundai tested a bit earlier than us and their drivers have had one more day in the car. Everything matters, but we can’t change that, so we have to keep working».