D he World Rally Championship is traditionally the first major international one Racing series that starts the new season in January. At the classic in Monte Carlo, M-Sport Ford, Hyundai, Toyota and Citroën will have to reveal their cards for the first time at the weekend. Before the start of the new WRC year, we will reveal what has happened to our rivals over the winter and show the first pictures of the shakedown of the new WRC generation in the gallery.
Whether it suits the team or not: whoever has Sébastien Ogier under contract is the favorite . After five years of inactivity, Ford has finally set an example and officially helps with development and test work. Ogier expects less good-naturedness from the Fiesta, but more agile reactions. The question is whether the new number two Elfyn Evans can cope with a more pointed characteristic. After tire sponsor DMack withdrew, the financing of the third car at the turn of the year was still unclear. Teemu Suninen is a very promising candidate, 30-year-old Eric Camilli has yet to prove his class..