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Rally Mexico entry list confirmed, Block returns

19 February 2013

The entry list for Rally Mexico, the third round in 2013 FIA World Rally Championship, was announced this week.

It includes 27 competitors in total, with 13 in World Rally Cars, including Ken Block, who will compete in his first event of the season running under the 'Hoonigan Racing Division' banner. Block will again use a Ford Fiesta RS WRC.

In addition to the usual entries - Mikko Hirvonen, Mads Ostberg and Sebastien Ogier et al - Chris Atkinson will drive a Citroen DS3 WRC for the Abu Dhabi Citroen Total WRT, subbing for Khalid Al Qassimi. Benito Guerra, who won the Production WRC in 2012, will also drive a Citroen DS3 WRC.

Meanwhile there will also be six runners in WRC2, namely Armin Kremer, Yuriy Protasov, Lorenzo Bertelli, Nicolas Fuchs, Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari and local star, Ricardo Trivino.

Sebastien Loeb will not be in action for Citroen, as it is not one of his four nominated events.

The notable entries set to take in Rally Mexico, which runs from March 7-10, are as follows:

2. Mikko Hirvonen Citroen Total Abu Dhabi WRT DS3 WRC M
3. Dani Sordo Citroen Total Abu Dhabi WRT DS3 WRC M
4. Mads Ostberg Qatar M-Sport WRT Ford Fiesta RS WRC M
5. Evgeny Novikov Qatar M-Sport WRT Ford Fiesta RS WRC M
6. Nasser Al-Attiyah Qatar WRT Ford Fiesta RS WRC T
7. Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Motorsport Polo R WRC M
8. Sebastien Ogier Volkswagen Motorsport Polo R WRC M
10. Chris Atkinson Abu Dhabi Citroen Total WRT DS3 WRC T
11. Thierry Neuville Qatar WRT Ford Fiesta RS WRC T
12. Michal Kosciousko Lotos Team WRC MINI John Cooper Works WRC T
21. Martin Prokop Jipocar Czech National Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC T
43. Ken Block Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Fiesta RS WRC
14. Benito Guerra Citroen DS3 WRC


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