The FIA, the governing body for the WRC, has revealed the entry list for the 2009 Junior World Rally Championship.
Aaron Burkart, who finished second in the standings last season, will start as one of the favourites for the '09 J-WRC crown, along with the likes of Martin Prokop and Michal Kosciuszko. Burkart will switch to using a Suzuki Swift S1600 this season, while Prokop stays with a Citroen C2.
Seven of the nine J-WRC competitors will begin their season on the Rally Ireland later this month - all except Kosciuszko (#32) and TRT SRL (#39).
The full 2009 JWRC entry list, as of January 15, is as follows:
2009 FIA Junior World Rally Championship entry list:
31. Aaron Burkart
(D) Suzuki Swift S1600
32. Michal Kosciuszko
33. Simone Bertolotti
(I) Suzuki Swift S1600
34. Luca Griotti
(I) Renault Clio R3
35. Yoann Bonato
(F) Suzuki Swift Sport
36. KNAF TALENT FIRST TEAM HOLLAND 1
37. NAF TALENT FIRST TEAM HOLLAND 2
38. CZECH NATIONAL TEAM
39. TRT SRL
* Hans Weijs Citroen C2 S1600
** Kevin Abbring Renault Clio R3
*** Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600
Under the 2009 Sporting Regulations, the above competition numbers will not change throughout the Championship.