Wilson Jr to give Fiesta RS debut rally run

M-Sport's new Ford Fiesta R5 to appear on a competitive rally for the first time in March

Matthew Wilson will give M-Sport's new Ford Fiesta R5 its first run on a rally next month, it has been confirmed.

Wilson Jr will act as the course opening zero car on the Malcolm Wilson Rally, a national event in the United Kingdom sponsored by his father, Malcolm, the managing director of M-Sport.

“It makes sense to run the car for the first time on the Malcolm Wilson Rally,” said Wilson Sr. “We can make some good promotion on the rally. It's a good place to show the car off and everybody's really excited about this car.”

Wilson Jr has conducted a significant amount of running in the Fiesta R5, which is due to appear in the FIA European Rally Championship later this season. It will also be eligible to run in the FIA World Rally Championship, under the new WRC 2 class.

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Matthew Wilson (GBR) Giovanni Bernacchini (ITA), Ford Fiesta RS WRC, M-Sport Ford World Rally Team
Matthew Wilson tests M-Sport`s Ford Fiesta R5 [Pic credit: M-Sport]
Matthew Wilson tests M-Sport`s Ford Fiesta R5 [Pic credit: M-Sport]
Matthew Wilson tests M-Sport`s Ford Fiesta R5 [Pic credit: M-Sport]

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