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The summer holiday may be in full swing in Sardinia, but the island’s narrow, bumpy roads will offer the Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi no for relaxation during his latest Rally Championship appearance weekend.

Partnered by British Scott Martin in his Abu Dhabi Total World Rally DS3 WRC, the Emirati faces stern examination in an event is one of the shortest on the WRC calendar, but still among the toughest.

Following his premature exit the recent Acropolis Rally, Al is determined to get his 2013 WRC campaign on track, and is comforted by the fact the in Sardinia average just in length, with no marathon like those of 52km and which he encountered in Portugal and

“It suits me, because the shorter mean less wear and on the car and most importantly they’re on the mind,” he said. “When you very long stages we did in Portugal and Greece, you can lose concentration towards the end, and that happens you can lose of time.”

To help prepare for the test in Al Qassimi has been consulting Mikko Hirvonen, who is chasing a successive victory in the rally at the of his Citroën Total Abu Dhabi Rally Team DS3 WRC.

He has concentrating more, however, on his partnership with M

artin as they prepare to only their eighth together.

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“We have a good and it’s developing” said Al “The most important is the chemistry between driver and inside the car. I have friends who know a lot about but having your best with you in the car could be a disaster.

and I are learning every day we’re and we stay in touch in between We’re always looking to try new and if they don’t work we to find something else does.”

He added: “I get on well with and of course I have talked to He has given me some hints and the of his experience as last year’s But for me it’s important to be myself. I to get the feeling back and become with the car again after happened in Acropolis.”

Added to its sea and white sandy beaches, 30C of summer sunshine is lapped up by although the temperature and the abrasive stages lying ahead be tough on the drivers, and their over the next three

After completing a two-day of the route tonight, Al Qassimi 55 other starters for tomorrow morning’s 3.86km qualifying outside Olbia, before the begins in earnest on Friday eight stages, with more ahead of the finish on evening.

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