Olivier Quesnel, director of Citroën Racing and Peugeot Sport, has hired Petter Solberg as a guest driver for the 2011 IRC opening event, the Rallye Monte-Carlo. Petter Solberg will drive a Peugeot 207 Super 2000 car. Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Petter Solberg to enter IRC Rallye Monte-Carlo
Cumbrian based M-Sport, the team behind the BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) intends to prepare, supply and maintain the Ford Fiesta R2 cars which will be used by all competitors in the FIA WRC Academy Cup from a location in Krakow, Poland from the beginning of 2011.
M-Sport will run up to 24 Ford Fiesta R2 cars in the newly created WRC Academy from their base in Poland. The WRC Academy is a brand new feeder series to the WRC run in partnership by motorsport’s governing body, the FIA, and WRC promoter North One Sport. Built on the foundation of the successful FIA Junior World Rally Championship (J-WRC), the WRC Academy will provide an unrivalled opportunity for young drivers to develop their careers on six European rounds of the 2011 World Rally Championship in a cost-effective way. Continue reading M-Sport to support FIA WRC Academy from Poland