Brendo’s big day arrives
- 9th December 2008, 10:56am
Brendan Reeves has arrived in Cumbria, UK, for the Fiesta International Shootout which will take place at M-Sport headquarters today and tomorrow. Reeves was awarded a wild card entry to the Shootout after impressive performances in two rounds of the New Zealand Fiesta Sporting Trophy earlier this year.
Today will see Reeves and around 25 other drivers from around the world, undergo a range of physical and psychological tests, before being tested as to how they perform in front of the media.
Wednesday's session includes recce and then three runs of a set course in the Greystoke Forest under the watchful eye of former World Rally Champion, Marcus Gronholm. Reeves has hired a Ford Fiesta for the day, whilst many of the European entrants will drive their own Fiestas.
M-Sport boss, Malcolm Wilson, will then interview the top five contenders, before the announcement of the winner is made. The lucky winner will receive a 12 month contract with M-Sport.
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