Happy Birthday, Francois Duval!

We haven’t seen much of the Belgian this year, but let’s hope he’ll have more WRC in his 26th year. So, on with the appreciating!

Gotta love…

how he sticks his tongue waaay out when the stage gets twisty.
how he’s quite shy with his English, but sucks it up and talks to the reporters anyway (sometimes).
his cool French name…Francois. Sounds a heckuva lot better than Frank. Sorry to any Franks I’ve just offended.
the almost comedic way he was destroying Xsaras in early 2005. (We got to saying, “he pulled a Francois!”)
then how he shaped up and started getting great results. Like the win in Australia!

I hope he gets to drive more rallies and hone his art, because there’s talent there. Happy birthday, Francois!


November 19, 2006. Appreciation, Auto Racing, Citroen, Ford, Motorsport, Rally, Rallying, Sports, WRC.

Leave a Comment

Be the first to comment!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Trackback URI

%d bloggers like this: