Martin Prokop says he expects to continue with his privateer programme in the 2014 World Rarlly Championship after bringing the curtain down on his 2013 campaign with another solid points finish on the season finale in Wales.

The Jipocar Czech National Team driver stayed out of trouble to bring his Ford Fiesta RS WRC to the finish in sixth place, marking the tenth time in twelve appearances this season that the former JWRC title winner had secured championship points.

It was also a third top six finish of the campaign, with the Czech driver having previously finished fifth in Italy and fourth in Germany.

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The 31-year-old ends the season ninth in the championship standings, matching his personal best from twelve months earlier but with 17 more points to his name, and he admitted his season couldn't have gone much better.

"The season has been perfect really," he told Crash.net during Wales Rally GB. "We missed out on a few points in Finland and France with technical issues, but to score so many points this season in a small private team is good. We only have a small budget compared to the big teams and are really happy with how it has gone.

"It is very difficult to fight against the big teams like Volkswagen and Ford, and if you expect to beat them and be on the same level as them, you might as well not do it. We can't expect to do the same job as them, but have to be there to take advantage of any mistakes they make.

"There is a huge difference between them and us, but I think we have showed this season that if you work well as a team, you can still do some big things."

While drives are available with the likes of Citroen, M-Sport and newcomers Hyundai for 2014, Prokop added that he didn't expect to be in the frame for a role elsewhere for next season and was prepared to continue with his privateer team for another year.

"I don't see a possibility for me to be in factory car next year as I don't think there are any seats left for me, so I'm happy to continue with my private team," he said. "After winning the JWRC title [in 2009] I chose to be in a private team so that I could could run as much as possible.

"I could have tried for one [season of] maximum attack chasing some incredible results, but I decided to go a different way and invest the money in a private team to allow me to stay in the World Championship and I expect the same next year. We will try to do the best job possible, and maybe we can do better with the experience we have gained this year."