WRC » Ford to stay in WRC, confirms drivers


Ford of Europe extends its participation in the FIA World Rally Championship in a new two-year agreement with M-Sport; Jari-Matti Latvala and Petter Solberg to drive the factory Fiesta RS WRC cars.

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aldo2654 - Unregistered

December 15, 2011 1:34 PM

Sorry JML, you might think that you are starting the year as the M-Sport No. 1 driver, you certainly will not finish it that way. Petter will beat you hands down and if he can get the sorted quick enough, I really think Petter will be champion in 2012.

Taz

December 15, 2011 1:40 PM
Last Edited 979 days ago

Good news for the WRC.

A really interesting driver line-up. Solberg can push that extra 5% without worrying about binning his own car and Lavala is very quick (even on sealed surfaces) and great to watch.

Petter's last chance to win another title.

phew - Unregistered

December 15, 2011 1:42 PM

Excellent stuff I may actually start watching the TV progs again next year rather than just looking at the results online, Great news ford are staying and Excellent news Petter is in a works car, FORD are going all out for the Constructers title in 2012

Aye - Unregistered

December 15, 2011 2:22 PM

In the words of Sebastian Vettel: "YES!!! That's what I'm talkiing about!"

This is great news. I actually had a massive smile on my face when I heard the news. Plus as Chris J pointed out, the car looks far better without the Abu Dhabi branding.All we need now is for MINI to confirm that they're competeing in the full season and we'll be a happy bunch.

Roll on Monte-Carlo.

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