Yves Matton slides that Citroën will continue in the WRC


Citroen is now the manufacturer with more unknowns of the WRC. You do not have payroll of pilots chosen for 2016, and its continuity in the World of Rallies starting in 2017 is still a doubt. The only firm decision and clear is that Citroën must choose between the WTCC and the WRC in the face of that year, but gradually they will reveal some clues. The ‘costume’ of a pilot has been placed the Boss of Citroën Racing in the Rallye du Condroz has served for Yves Matton leave some impressions on the athletic future of the French manufacturer.

in a recent interview In a half-belgian, Yves Matton has dropped that Citroën will continue in the WRC, thus maintaining their official programme in the World Rally. A decision that would be consistent with recent rumors which claimed that Citroen would only have a presence in the WTCC (in private, presumably Sébastien Loeb Racing. Although there will be wait until mid-December to hear the final decision, in case of being favourable to the WRC, Yves Matton points to the possibility of using a vehicle B-segment, or what is the same, use the Citroën C3.

Before that, Citroën should choose to its roster of riders for 2016. Rumors have pointed to options of all kinds, but during the interview with Yves Matton has become to slip in that could keep Kris Meeke between the official drivers of the French brand, along with Stéphane Lefebvre, a young promise of the team and with Khalid Al-Qassimi, patron of the main sponsor. More doubts have been in regard to Mads Ostberg in this intervention, while Thierry Neuville remains the great desire of the belgian. In this case, the resolution will come in the three weeks after the Rally of Wales as explained Matton.