Petter Solberg says he will only contested selected rounds of the World Rally Championship in 2015 if he gets the chance to do so with a 'proper team'.

One of the sport's best-known names, Solberg notched up 13 WRC wins and the overall title for Subaru in 2003 during a career spanning 14 years, but has not competed since 2012 and has most recently turned his attentions to RallyX, where he won last year's world title.

That success, driving his own privately prepared Citroen DS3, has duly had the effect of raising his international profile once more and though he has committed to defending his RallyX title in 2015, rumours suggest he could also dovetail it with a few WRC outings.

Indeed, the Norwegian refused to dismiss the notion of stepping back into a rally car, but says it would come with the condition of it being a 'proper team' and after 'proper testing'.

"It is something that can happen for a couple of rounds with a proper team," he said. "As long as I get proper testing and good planning and not just go to fill up the start list then I'm ready. In RallyX we have enough horsepower to challenge the WRC but it takes a lot of planning with the co-driver to get it right."

Solberg last competed in the WRC in 2012 driving a factory Ford Fiesta, though his last win came back in 2005 on the Wales Rally Great Britain driving a Subaru Impreza.


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