WRC »

Sordo still to decide future

Dani Sordo remains hopeful of keeping his Citroen deal for the 2011 WRC season
Dani Sordo says that he has still yet to agree a deal for the 2011 WRC season and has admitted that, as things stand, he is out of a drive for the new season.

Sordo has driven for Citroen for some four years but has lost his role with the main factory team for next year after the French manufacturer elected to promote Sebastien Ogier into the second seat alongside Sebastien Loeb.

As a result of that, the future of Sordo has yet to be decided, despite the Spaniard being keen to renew his deal – a deal which would no doubt see him run under the Citroen Junior Team banner for 2011.

However, while confirming talks have taken place, Sordo said nothing had been sorted with Citroen and there were other options available if a deal can't be struck.

“We have talked about next year,” he told the official WRC website, “but at the moment I have nothing confirmed. Citroen has been very good for me, a nice team. Obviously, Sebastien [Loeb] and [Sebastien] Ogier are there for next year and we have to see what there is for me, but at the moment I'm out.

“There are some options I'm looking at, but, like I said, nothing is sorted.”

Sordo added that he expected his future to be resolved after his home event in Catalunya later this month.

“Catalunya will be a big rally again for me,” he said. “Of course, I always want to win, especially at home. It can be an interesting race, let's see what happens. When this rally is done, I will think more about next season.”

Citroen boss Olivier Quesnel insists the team is 'working on it' when it comes to Sordo, with the team keen to keep him for next year.


Tagged as: Sordo , Quesnel , Dani Sordo , Citroën

Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Dani Sordo (ESP) Diego Vallejo (ESP), Citroen C4 Citroën Total World Rally Team
Dani Sordo (ESP) Marc Marti (ESP), Citroen C4 Citroën Total World Rally Team
Dani Sordo (ESP) Marc Marti (ESP), Citroen C4 Citroën Total World Rally Team
Emil BERGKVIST (SWE) - Joakim SJOBERG (SWE) CITROEN DS3
Yoann BONATO (FRA) - Benjamin BOULLOUD (FRA) CITROEN DS3
Yoann BONATO (FRA) - Benjamin BOULLOUD (FRA) CITROEN DS3
Yoann BONATO (FRA) - Benjamin BOULLOUD (FRA) CITROEN DS3
Yoann BONATO (FRA) - Benjamin BOULLOUD (FRA) CITROEN DS3
Yoann BONATO (FRA) - Benjamin BOULLOUD (FRA) CITROEN DS3
Craig Breen (IRL) - Scott Martin (GBR) Citroen DS3 WRC, CITROEN TOTAL ABU DHABI WRT
Craig Breen (IRL) - Scott Martin (GBR) Citroen DS3 WRC, CITROEN TOTAL ABU DHABI WRT
Craig Breen (IRL) - Scott Martin (GBR) Citroen DS3 WRC, CITROEN TOTAL ABU DHABI WRT
Stéphane Lefebvre (FRA) - Gabin Moreau (FRA) Citroen C3 WRC, CITROEN TOTAL ABU DHABI WRT
Stéphane Lefebvre (FRA) - Gabin Moreau (FRA) Citroen C3 WRC, CITROEN TOTAL ABU DHABI WRT
Stéphane Lefebvre (FRA) - Gabin Moreau (FRA) Citroen C3 WRC, CITROEN TOTAL ABU DHABI WRT
Stéphane Lefebvre (FRA) - Gabin Moreau (FRA) Citroen C3 WRC, CITROEN TOTAL ABU DHABI WRT
Kris Meeke (GBR)-Paul Nagle (IRL) Citroen C3 WRC, CITROEN TOTAL ABU DHABI WRT
Kris Meeke (GBR)-Paul Nagle (IRL) Citroen C3 WRC, CITROEN TOTAL ABU DHABI WRT

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.


DAA - Unregistered

October 08, 2010 9:31 PM

Not to be nasty, but he should be out and replaced by Petter. Petter has run an independent team and has beaten Sordo. Plus Petter is in contention for 3rd in the championship - ready to beat the entire factory Ford team.



© 1999 - 2017 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.