Rain expected for Rally Mexico

Rain expected for Rally Mexico
Heavy rain has been forecast for the duration of this week's Rally Mexico, which could create turmoil at the generally dust-dry event.

Rally Mexico, the first of eleven gravel rallies this season, may throw up some surprises in the running order, which is set by the point standings. Generally on a gravel rally the drivers who run earlier clean up the roads by compacting and removing the gravel, but heavy rain will have already compacted the surface, nullifying the advantage.

The current points standing is led by Toni Gardemeister in the wake of retirements by title favourites Petter Solberg, Sebastien Loeb and Marcus Gronholm - with the latter drivers now unlikely to receive an advantage it will be an intriguing run to the finish this Sunday, March 13.
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