He World Rally Championship (WRC) It is one of the specialties with the most fans of motor sport. The speed and adrenaline generated by the cars driven by the most experienced drivers are most impressive. However, risk and accidents are the order of the day. This was confirmed today in preseason tests.
While the teams and drivers wait for the confirmation of the test taking place in Monte Carlo, the pre-season tests began for some structures. One of them was Toyota, that from the hand of the 2020 champion, Sébastien Ogier he took a few laps with the Yaris that established him as the best rally driver in the world.
Together with his navigator, Julien Ingrassia, Ogier got ready to do some tests with Toyota in the European snow, ahead of the Monte Carlo Rally. However, in one of the sections of the test track, the Frenchman overturned and made several laps of the bell that generated one of the biggest scares of the champion’s career.
The images that were released on social networks are still scary. He Toyota yaris of the French pilot ended up completely destroyed after the overturn. Fortunately both Ogier and Ingrassia suffered only minor injuries and are in a position to face the first race of the season, which will be confirmed in these days.
A few weeks ago, Ogier confirmed that the 2021 season will be the last of his sports career. This decision was intended for 2021 but the pandemic delayed its abandonment. «The ‘covid year’ has been a very short year. Otherwise I would have finished my career at the time we are talking about now. There will be no more seasons after the next one, that’s for sure, “he said after being champion.
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