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M-Sport is willing to sacrifice the chance to lift back-to-back World Rally Championship manufacturers' championship titles in favour of aiding Sebastien Ogier's chase of a sixth drivers' crown.
All WRC manufacturer teams will launch their 2019 challengers on Saturday at the Autosport International show ahead of the opening round of the season in Monte Carlo. Drivers, co-drivers and team principals will be present.
Sebastien Loeb says his Rally Spain victory has made a 2019 World Rally Championship programme more tempting.
Nine-time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb has taken a shock lead on Rally Spain ahead of the final loop, as Thierry Neuville closed to 3.8 seconds behind Sebastien Ogier.
Jari-Matti Latvala became the fourth different leader on Rally Catalunya after the Saturday stages, as the Toyota driver chases his first World Rally Championship victory in 20 months.
Rally Catalunya turned on its head during the Saturday morning stages, as a puncture for World Rally Championship title hopeful Ott Tanak gifted the lead to Hyundai’s Dani Sordo.
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Toyota’s Ott Tanak continued to be the dominant force on Rally Catalyuna during the Friday afternoon stages, as he chases his fourth World Rally Championship victory in five events.
Ott Tanak overhauled Sebastien Ogier for the lead of Rally Spain on Friday morning, as the Toyota driver fights to keep his World Rally Championship title fight alive.
M-Sport’s Sebastien Ogier opened the World Rally Championship’s penultimate round, Rally Catalunya, by winning the first stage to lead the rally overnight from title rival Thierry Neuville of Hyundai.
WRC points leader Thierry Neuville suffered the worst possible start to this week’s Rally of Spain when he rolled his Hyundai during shakedown.
Toyota's new World Rally Championship signing Kris Meeke says he feels comfortable in the outfit's "family atmosphere", which he describes as "refreshing" and "completely different".
The silly season is more commonly associated with Formula 1 and MotoGP, but this year's WRC driver market has been explosive - some rumours were conjecture, others had more concrete foundations. What's more, is it's not finished yet.