M-Sport confirm Suninen for eight rounds in Ford Fiesta WRC

M-Sport Ford World Rally Team are pleased to confirm that Teemu Suninen and Mikko Markkula will take to the wheel of the Cumbrian squad’s third EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC on eight rounds of the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship.

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Renault F1's Carlos Sainz Jr to drive WRC Monte Carlo Rally stage

Renault Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz will make his rallying debut at this week's World Rally Championship season-opener in Monte Carlo

Hayden Paddon adds non-WRC events to 2018 Hyundai schedule

Hayden Paddon will contest five national rallies at home in New Zealand to stay sharp in gaps in his seven-round World Rally Championship programme with Hyundai

Teemu Suninen feels he could get more WRC 2018 outings with M-Sport

Teemu Suninen believes he has a chance to expand his part-time M-Sport Ford World Rally Championship programme beyond the currently planned eight 2018 rounds

Ott Tanak felt stuck as Sebastien Ogier's number two at M-Sport

Ott Tanak says he needed to move to Toyota for the 2018 World Rally Championship season because he felt stuck as a number two behind Sebastien Ogier at M-Sport

WRC could move 2019 launch to Autosport International public day

The 2019 World Rally Championship launch could move to one of Autosport International's public days and involve a Live Action Arena element following the success of the '18 event

Ostberg could keep Fiesta if more Citroen WRC drives don't come off

Mads Ostberg could keep his private Ford Fiesta World Rally Car as a "back-up plan" if he cannot extend his Citroen deal beyond his Rally Sweden appearance

Citroen WRC boss Matton leaves, takes up FIA rally director role

Former Citroen Racing World Rally Championship team principal Yves Matton has been confirmed as the FIA's new rally director

Mikkelsen: Hyundai's i20 reminds me of VW Polo that dominated WRC

Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Andreas Mikkelsen says the manufacturer's i20 reminds him of Volkswagen's all-conquering Polo

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High Peak joins WRC as official merchandise partner

WRC Promoter has completed a multi-year agreement with High Peak Finland to join the FIA World Rally Championship as the new official merchandise partner.

AKK and Skruvat into Large-Scale Partnership in Finnish Motorsport

Swedish-based Skruvat have made a significant partnership agreement for the advancement Finnish motorsport. The two-year contract with AKK Sports Ltd covers several different projects within the Finnish motorsport scene, ranging from the Finnish round of the WRC all the way to two Finnish Championship series as well as youth coaching project.

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