Four-time world champion Sebastien Ogier has signed to drive for the M-Sport World Rally Team next season.
The Frenchman agreed terms with M-Sport's Malcolm Wilson on Monday, having explored options to stay in the WRC since Volkswagen announced its end-of-2016 withdrawal last month.
M-Sport will field team returnee Mikko Hirvonen and WRC2 graduate Elfyn Evans in its World Rally Championship team in 2014.
Hirvonen and Evans will run as the official M-Sport World Rally Team, with discussions over a title sponsor still ongoing.
Robert Kubica will also be part of the M-Sport...
Next Rnd3 WRC Mexico Mar 7-10
Mexico hosts the first gravel event, with a couple of exciting new stages for 2013. In total there will be 23 stages over a competitive distance of 397 kilometres. The monster Guanajuatito stage will again be the longest of the rally...
The 1st Round of the 2013 WR Championship.
This year, the route is fractionally longer than in 2012 and, with 468 competitive kilometres run as 18 special stages, it is the longest Monte since 1995. Run from a Service Park in the French city of Valence, 400km kilometres north of Monte-Carlo...
2012 FIA WRC Calendar
January 17-22 -- Rallye Monte Carlo PWRC / SWRC
February 9-12 -- Rally Sweden SWRC
March 8-11 -- Rally Mexico PWRC
March 29-April 1 -- Rally Portugal SWRC
April 27-29 -- Rally Argentina PWRC
May 25-27 -- Acropolis Rally PWRC
June 22-24 -- Rally New Zealand PWRC /...
This week Ford announced that they would extend an agreement with M-Sport for another 2 years. A long term agreement with M-Sport which operates Ford's WRC activities since 1997. Although the WRC Fiesta is a RS model, this extension could mean that Ford will be more serious with their Fiesta...