Having amassed eight podium finishes throughout the course of the 12 rounds to date, the UK-based team will be determined to add to that tally next week.
Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul secured the runner-up spot for the third event in succession and strengthened their hold on second position in the championship’s driver and co-driver standings.
A fantastic weekend for M-Sport was rounded off with victory for the all-new Ford Fiesta R5 in the WRC 2 class.
Like most of their competitors, the M-Sport Ford Fiesta drivers had a rough day in Rally Italia Sardegna.
Qatar World Rally Team’s Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul delivered their second podium of the year.
Qatar World Rally Team’s Thierry Neuville climbed into a podium position today
Qatar M-Sport Team Principal Malcolm Wilson: “We have seen some impressive drives from our young crews this weekend with both Mads [Østberg] and Evgeny [Novikov] capable of challenging for the podium."
Evgeny Novikov and Qatar World Rally Team’s Nasser Al-Attiyah brought their Ford Fiesta RS WRCs home in fourth and fifth places respectively.