The Rally Monte carlo marked the end of a huge drought for M-Sport. Fifty-five rallies later, the preparer of Cumbria returned to the path of victory and he did it in a quote , which made its debut Sébastien Ogier in the colours of the team and the Ford Fiesta RS WRC ’17 he completed his first kilometres of competitive. A win in an incomparable setting, of which he was a witness Dave Periack, Global Director of Ford. The executive brand of the oval, perhaps awed by what has been seen, explained that Ford appreciated its return as the official team in the WRC in the future.
In statements to the official radio of the WRC after the rally, Dave Periack wrote: “This is the first time that I attend a rally of the WRC, and it is amazing. We have been involved in different categories, in the Global Rallycross in the united States and now in the World Rallycross with Ken Block. Our team is there, but now I’m here and we will take into account the WRC in our future plan. The cars are completely new and the new regulation, it’s going to be a great season. Have Sébastien Ogier in the car is a dream come true, we are very excited. Talk with Malcolm Wilson to find out how to continue working with him in the future“.
it should Be recalled that Ford left the WRC at the end of 2012
as a result of the crisis and with the objective of focusing its efforts in Nascar, one of their key projects. With all, and once these
complicated years, Ford Performance has been found with the option to return to the
WRC with a partner known and counting on Sébastien Ogier, a four-time Champion
in the World of the specialty. In this aspect, the advertising activity and
marketing around M-Sport has grown and the conversations between Malcolm
Wilson and Ford are each time more intense. You could say that Ford is in