In the latest exclusive M-Sport World Rally Team column on Crash.net for 2015, we hear from Malcolm Wilson OBE as he reflects on the team's home event Wales Rally GB as well as the 2015 campaign.

Digesting the emotions from our home event Wales Rally GB, we were hoping to be challenging for a podium so there was a little disappointment in that respect. Elfyn drove well - making another improvement on gravel - and would have been on course for a strong fourth place were it not for Friday's puncture.

Ott would have then secured the fourth spot but he was unlucky on Sunday - running wide and damaging the suspension of his Ford Fiesta RS WRC. It would have been a comfortable fourth place but unfortunately he ran slightly wide and hit a rock which damaged the suspension. These things happen, but I'll admit that it's not what you want to see on the final day of your home event.

Evans on the other hand showed flashes of good speed and his performance on the night pass of Aberhirnant proved how good he can be in difficult conditions. Road position may have hindered us over the opening loops, but we were just lacking the consistency to truly challenge for the podium this weekend.

Looking back at our season as a whole it was captured in our home event. We saw some fantastic speed from both Elfyn and Ott throughout the course of the season, but were just missing the consistency to maintain the fight. That of course comes with experience but I think it's fair to say that we lost the battle in the manufacturers' championship in Spain, because a good result there would have seen us right in the mix.

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The standout moment of 2015 is one I will always remember for both good and bad reasons. It is the rising of the Titanak in Mexico! That's something I will never forget.

From those intense moments when we didn't know what had happened to the crew, to that joyous moment when the engine roared back to life. I don't think anyone thought it would be possible to get that car back in the rally, but we did just that which just proves how skilled and dedicated our team is.

Looking ahead to 2016, I'm yet to decide who will be driving for us but plans are already in place for the rally and the pre-event testing. The team are just waiting for my decision as to which drivers they'll be working with.

I'm under no pressure to make a decision as entries for Monte-Carlo close on the 18 December. Obviously I'd like to make an announcement sooner rather than later, but I won't be rushed into it.

I am looking at a few different drivers including both Elfyn and Ott. I'll be looking at everyone's performances over the course of the year and what I think they have in terms of potential and further progression. I'll take my time to analyse all of their performances throughout the season before making my final decision on the future.

Malcolm Wilson OBE

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I think Kris will probably stick with Citroen if they offer him a 2 year contract with a decent amount of events for next season to keep him match fit for the new car. Also he is renowned as one the best test drivers so they would be foolish to let him go. Also M sport would probably not be able to match his current salary.
I would like to see E. Evans have another season .
Mads Ostberg is possibility at M Sport also his father said last week that he could run him in a Fiesta.
2 other great young drivers of course are E. Lappi & P.Tidemand who are contracted to Skoda but might jump at the chance of a full season in WRC rather than 7 events in a R5 car?