Atkinson, Sordo, Hanninen, Neuville announced as drivers.
M-Sport’s new Ford Fiesta R5 contested the Geko Ypres Rally with Thierry Neuville debuting the new Fiesta.
Happy anniversary for Latvala as the Finn lands his first victory with Volkswagen WRC team. Closing out his first Acropolis Rally as a WRC 2 driver, Kubica nails down his first win.
For the first time in 10 years, the FIA World Rally Championship trophy has two new names engraved on it.
Both drivers will represent the State of Qatar alongside Nasser Al- Attiyah and Mads Østberg as the quartet look to make their mark on the world stage in the M-Sport Ford.
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SS13 was the final stage of the day due to a fatal accident of non-World Rally Championship competitors which cancelled SS14.
Sebastien Ogier elects to start second after setting fastest qualifying time. His Volkswagen teammate Jari-Matti Latvala will start first on the road.
Volkswagen claims clean sweep of leg two's stage wins. Dani Sordo crashes out of second place on the first stage today and had to retire his Citroen DS3.
The Qatar M-Sport crews proved that they could maintain their composure and keep their Ford Fiesta RS WRCs firmly on the road.
Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari and Killian Duffy brought home an impressive victory in WRC-2. Dominating the category behind the wheel of his Seashore Qatar World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RRC, the Qatari secured the win by a margin of over nine minutes.