Volkswagen Launched A Contest For Best Helmet Holder In The World

Volkswagen has launched a campaign that put on the table the chance to join the team at the WRC Rally Monte Carlo in January. Anyone can visit the website and compete.

Rally icon Jacky Ickx is looking for an appropriate successor in the new VW team for his personal helmet holder Franc Riemère, who was forced to retire from racing due to an injury. For three days, the winner will join Volkswagen Motorsport history and will be a member of the 2013 Volkswagen Rally the World Team. But not only. he’ll enjoy a full VIP position and be a true insider such as a five-star hotel in Monte Carlo, take an helicopter to the popular “Night of the Long Knives” show and meet famous drivers and their team staff.

For three days, you’ll become part of Volkswagen Motorsport history, and a member of the Volkswagen Rally the World Team. You’ll enjoy full VIP status including a five-star hotel in the Principality, take a helicopter to Col di Torino for the famous “Night of the Long Knives” spectacle and meet the drivers and team members as a true insider.

To compete in the 2013 WRC, Volkswagen will have its Polo R WRC with the same 1.6-liter TFSI engine but able to deliver more power than the earlier model. The increasing power turns in a 232 kW (315 hp), the 0-100 Km/h acceleration is also improved in 3.9 seconds. Two Polo R WCR will start in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), starting with the famous Rally Monte Carlo (15-20 January).