M-Sport confirms full programme in the WRC 2016


M-Sport will be at all the appointments for the WRC 2016. This has been confirmed by Malcolm Wilson in the run up to the Rally of Montecarlo, appointment with the one that begins the season this week. coach british has managed to find the necessary budget, to deal with their participation in all the rallies of the season, including appointments in China and Australia, which because of its remoteness skyrocket the spending on logistics. The team has taken advantage of to the perfection the delay in the closing for entries, the FIA conducted as half an exceptional to be able to close their accounts in a satisfactory manner.

M-Sport has competed in the World Rally since the summer of 1997 and while it has been the structure that supported the project officer of Ford in the WRC for many years, the departure of the american brand has represented major problems for the preparer british in economic terms. Although it continues to service the Ford Fiesta RS WRC and has developed a business model with units R5, S2000, RRC and R2 of the Ford Fiesta in the last few years, the team competes at the level of a manufacturer without the support of a brand, with all that this implies.

however, Malcolm Wilson has been characterized by achieve miracles to keep his team afloat and in the case of the season 2016 returns to be at the level of Volkswagen and Hyundai, the other two manufacturers present in the championship. The preparer of Cumbria will compete with two Ford Fiesta RS WRC piloted by Mads Obstberg and Eric Camilli after payment of the relevant entry. Elfyn Evans will also have an official program in WRC2 at the controls of the new Ford Fiesta R5 Plus, while Ott Tanak and Lorenzo Bertelli will count with the technical support of M-Sport.