In the days leading up to the dispute of the Rally of Wales GB, a test that has
closed the calendar of the WRC in recent years, the event has
since the relay in this role has published its entry list. A
total 36 crews will take part in the Rally of Australia in
it is one of the payroll of participants lowest of all the
season. Be that as it may, a total of ten World Rally Car meet
in a rally that has great potential to compete with all the
titles determined, at least in the premier class.
official teams will not miss the appointment australian. Volkswagen
Motorsport will participate in the test with its three Polo R WRC common and that
will be driven by Sébastien Ogier, Jari-Matti Latvala and Andreas
Mikkelsen. Three will also be the Hyundai i20 WRC, every time that the belgian
Thierry Neuville and Hayden Paddon have been designated as pilots
leading brand Korean leaving Dani Sordo relegated to the second
team formation in which is the last event of the season.
Putting an end to his year out of the WRC in an official manner, Citroën Racing
avoids the long trip to Australia.
In this way, World Rally Car remaining are the four units of the Ford Fiesta RS WRC that are managed in one way or another by M-Sport. In this way, the models official Mads Ostberg and Eric Camilli joins the Fiesta RS WRC in the colours of DMACK to fly the Estonian Ott Tanak and the drive of Lorenzo Bertelli, a pilot who competes under the umbrella of M-Sport despite doing it with your own colors. All in all, appointment australian may be the farewell of Mads Ostberg M-Sport if you finally accept the offer that has made Toyota.
The category WRC2 has only six participants, for which the resolution of the championship -if it does not arrive already fixed to Australia – will not be particularly lively. Skoda travels to the last appointment of the season with Esapekka Lappi and Jan Kopecký, while this party with limited capacity are added Hubert Ptaszek, Jourdan Serderidis, Khalid Al-Suwaidi and Nicolas Fuchs. In addition, Michel Fabre will be the last entrant in the category WRC3, while the list of enrolled to complete a total of eighteen local drivers, in addition to japan’s Atsushi Masumura.