Ostberg continues with Ford in 2012

Mads Ostberg last night confirmed on Twitter (https://twitter.com/#!/madsostberg) he will be continuing his World Rally Championship career in a Ford Fiesta RS WRC in 2012.

The 24 year old Norwegian has intimated he will contest 11 rounds of the WRC this season, and will go head-to-head against Ford’s factory rally drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and new signing Petter Solberg.

Ostberg last season he finished an amazing second place overall in the season-opening WRC Rally Sweden, and he rounded out the season with a second overall on the WRC Wales Rally GB. Along with an impressively consistent season, he placed sixth overall on the Drivers’ Championship Standings.