Ostberg and Lappi ensure a World Rally Car for 2017


The ‘silly season’ of the WRC has been entered in one of your weeks key for final resolution. With the pilots of Volkswagen Motorsport looking for a team in which relocate, the decision Sébastien Ogier can unblock all the negotiations. All in all, each driver -and their representatives – are working on securing a seat for next season, any time there is more demand than supply of World Rally Cars of new generation. It is not an easy task when large swords are looking for a place to compete, but it seems that Mads Ostberg and Esapekka Lappi are ensured of a World Rally Car new generation of face-to-2017.

In this aspect, Mads Ostberg has been very strong and says that will be seated in a World Rally Car of new generation along to Ola Floene in 2017. Although the Norwegian has postponed the official announcement within two weeks, everything indicates that the Ostberg will be associated with the team M-Sport, either with the colours, officers or Adapts, to your own computer. All in all, Mads explained: “I’m pleased to announce that my season next year is assured. I can confirm that Wave and I will be together in the main category of the WRC in 2017“.

All in all, one of the problems for M-Sport may be the
number of Ford Fiesta RS WRC available in the early rounds of the WRC, a a situation that can also live in the Toyota Gazoo Racing. The
training directed by Tommi Makinen is hoping to be able to sign for Jari-Matti
Latvala as mate Juho Hänninen, being reasonable to think that the third
Toyota Yaris WRC will be for Esapekka Lappi
after winning the title of WRC2. Of
fact, Erik Veiby, manager of the Finnish driver, has stated to local media
that Lappi has already secured the wheel of a World Rally Car for the next