ERC Q&A: Simone Campedelli
A former Rally di Roma Capitale winner, the rapid Simone Campedelli returns to Team MRF Tyres for his home round of the FIA European Rally Championship, which he’ll contest in a Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 alongside co-driver Tania Canton.
How much of a challenge is Rally di Roma Capitale for a driver?
“It’s not an easy rally, we have lost some stages that were really, really tricky like Pico, but for sure it’s still demanding. Losing the stages in the lower part of the region like Pico and Roccasecca means we have lost the hard-grip stages we had on this rally. In the other areas around Fiuggi, the surface is a bit more shiny with medium-grip Tarmac. Fortunately, we make this rally in July when we expect really good weather. You can use quite a hard set-up because you don’t have so many corners where you can cut. Because the two days are qu