Within the framework of World Rally Championship (WRC), Esteban Ocon was at the controls of an Alpine car to open the caravan of the Monte Carlo Rally. The Frenchman was present at the race to promote the brand and continue his campaign with his team. That is why he was able to experience some of the sensations of the category, despite not officially competing.
Excited before getting into the car, Ocon was looking at some details of the circuit, which was not in the best condition. The WRC drivers had to cope with changing climates: rain, snow, day and night. All this to start the most complicated specialty of motorsport. It should be noted that Ocon did not compete formally, but accelerated thoroughly.
“They have balls”
After the test, he was able to relax. And when speaking to the media present, the pilot of Formula 1 He did not hesitate: «They are heroes. What else can you say? You have to take your hat off to them. They really have balls. They have balls of steel, “said the Frenchman, according to the Spanish newspaper Marca. Despite not taking too many risks with the car, Ocon was very fast on the track in the principality.
In addition, Ocon was very excited after getting into the car of the brand of his country, which was not an official car but had several modifications. «Today was an incredible experience driving the Alpine A110S at the Monte Carlo Rally. It’s been a dream for me to try rallies, so trying it out at a brilliant event like this was definitely special.
On the other hand, the Frenchman spoke to the official Twitter account of the Alpine Formula 1 team. “The conditions today were tough, but that added to the experience and provided a fun challenge. The A110S handled very well, it’s perfect for these roads and testing it was fantastic. I hope to have more events like these, ”said Ocon.
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