Rhys Yates returns to the scene, published by M-Sport in the British Rally Championship

We have lost some eyesight in the last few months Reese Yates, Young British pilot in orbit M Sport Last year was only two WRC2 participations with the Ford Fiesta MkII R5, the Monte Carlo Rally and Sweden. Then came the epidemic, which also wiped out British Rally Championship, The national championship where, before the season was canceled due to Covid, Yates was currently in third place.

Latest events that Yates participated in

Aside from participating in special events like M-Sport Return to Rally Stages and Goodwood Speedweek, the recently born 1992 driver has never participated in any races (except for online races), not even a WRC reboot. The World Championships he also missed in 2021, also because in the meantime the team restricted the formation spread between the WRC and the supporting World Championships for budgetary reasons. At least until today, when the announcement arrived that Yates would be participating by M-Sport in the British National Championship on board the Fiesta Rally2.

M-Sport aims to win the BRC title with Yates

The tournament that begins, I hope there will be no further cancellations and postponements as also happened in the current season, in July with Nicky Grist stages. “We are very excited to continue supporting Reese in 2021 and cannot wait to see what the British Rally Championship has in store,” said the team manager. Richard Milner. “We know Reese’s ability and he’s impressed with the performance and the effort he put into WRC2 and BRC races last year. The BRC is a very important tournament for the M-Sport, and it is an important part of our history, which dates back to 1979, when Malcolm Wilson raced. “This is our home championship, so we want to win it with a promising British driver.”

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“Rally is one of the most difficult mental sports in the world”

Yes, he clearly said he was “happy” with this engagement. “I feel more prepared than I have ever been this season and I feel really comfortable in the car,” he said. I know the competition will be tough with the BRC veterans and a very competitive group of riders, but I think we can find ourselves in the first places fighting for the win as well as for the championship. ” In a long day interview The flag is fickle Then the Briton added: “I think mentally rally is one of the most difficult sports in the world. You can’t buy experience at rallies, which is why people who have been around for so long are usually at the end [delle gare, ndr]. Usually newcomers are a little slower and get to the end, like me, or they just can’t do it mentally. […] UK theaters are the best in the world. It is very spacious, fast and flowing. I grew up with these things ».

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