Kris Meeke will continue at Citroën Racing. The pilot in northern ireland
and the French team have reached an agreement and the pilot has been renewed by the
next three seasons. With a contract on the table until the end of 2018,
Meeke becomes the spearhead of the new project the PSA Group of
face the World Rally 2017. The main work of the british pilot
you will pass by to develop the new World Rally Car of the brand according to the new
technical regulation. Despite this, Meeke will have a competitive program in
2016 that Citroën Racing has not yet unveiled.
Despite having an offer from Toyota and Tommi Mäkinen in
firm, Kris Meeke has opted to continue in the French training, with which
he has competed in the last two seasons at the wheel of the Citroën DS3 WRC.
With this vehicle, the irish achieved their first victory in the
WRC in the Rally of Argentina to 2015 and with this same model will have a competitive program
in 2016. Although Citroën Racing has not specified the concrete details, the first
rumors say that Kris Meeke would dispute 10 of the 14 rallies of the calendar
with a DS3 WRC for PH Sport.
Kris Meeke stated that: “I Had several options for
to continue my career, but I opted for Citroën Racing to reap the fruits of
the work undertaken in the last two years. It is also a form of
thank them for the trust they have placed in me“. The northern irish considered
that: “The understanding will be fundamental in the development of the new car.
I Am excited about all that is to come. All of this work is oriented
to me, to be able to fight for more victories and the title muundial.
Citroën Racing is a team with a winning mentality. I Am very pleased
be part of this new capítulo“.