Peugeot UK driver Chris Ingram will tackle the Circuit of Ireland Rally, round two of the FIA European Junior Rally Championship, with a new livery on his 208 R2. The Manchester born driver will debut a new black and red “Coupe Franche” design recently used to promote the 30th anniversary of the Peugeot GTi.
Ingram will go up against 18 competitors in the ERC Junior rally and he has a good history on the Circuit having led the R2 class on the two occasions he has entered the event. The Briton also won the Colin McRae Flat Out Trophy on the rally in 2014.
“My ERC Junior championship will really begin once we get to Ireland. I made some mistakes in Latvia but we still scored some good back-up points.” said Ingram, “I’m so excited to pilot the 208 ‘R2’ on these roller-coaster Irish roads.
“The chassis is brilliant and will suit the jumps and bumps. I remember last year that I spent more time in the air than on the Tarmac in the little Twingo, but the Peugeot is much more stable and lands big jumps better and safer.”
The Circuit of Ireland Rally kicks into action April 2.