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Ford Focus WRC 02, Rally Oltrepò Pavese 2007 (part 1)

After successfully finishing (finally...) the build of the Peugeot 307 WRC, driven by Gigi Galli in the Rally of Corsica in 2006, it was time to start another build in my Gigi Galli collection.
This time I decided to up the game a bit for me as a builder. Let's hope it all works out how I'd like it to...

The car I decided to model is the Ford Focus WRC 02 which Gigi Galli drove in the Italian Rally Oltrepò Pavese in 2007.
The rally was a rally from the Italian championship and not a World Rally event. Below is a picture of the car I'm going to model.

After the shock withdrawal of Mitsubishi from the World Rally Championship at the start of 2006, Gigi took part in the first 2 WRC rallies with the help of Ralliart Italia. After that, Gigi competed several rallies in the Peugeot 307 WRC with the aid of Pirelli.
But he didn't have enough funds to carry on in the WRC in 2006. For 2007, Gigi had found several sponsors, and planned to take part in most of the WRC rallies i…