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M-Sport’s eye catching livery revealed for 2020

The initial reaction to M-Sport's livery has been extremely positive.

M-Sport Ford World Rally Team’s EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRCs will be adorned with a striking new livery this year – Graphic Designer Phil Dixon delivering another eye-catching creation for the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship.

Dixon’s designs are eagerly awaited and the Cumbrian’s work attains fan-favourite status year after year.

This season his vision drew inspiration from print designs of the early-to-mid 90s, and the Fiestas will carry a modern-retro theme as the team look to the future with a young and ambitious new line-up.

The 2020 colour scheme offers a largely white design with highlights of blue and green to represent the close partnership with Ford as well as increased support from Castrol – as facilitated through the Blue Oval’s global alliance

“My initial inspiration came from François Delecour’s 1995 Ford Escort RS Cosworth,” graphic designer Phil Dixon said.

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“White cars have always been popular, and with the increased support from Castrol that colour scheme was spot on.

“In general, the whole design has a nod to the early-to-mid 90s. The patterns and fashions of the era are really prevalent at the moment, so I was interested to create something in that style whilst still being on-trend and relevant today,” he added.

Francois Delecour’s 1995 Escort was the inspiration for the 2020 M-Sport livery.

Team Principal, Richard Millener applauded Dixon’s efforts.

“Phil is a real talent so it’s not surprising to see his designs become fan favourites year after year. This year he’s captured a sense of nostalgia in something totally modern and inventive, and I have to say that it’s one of my favourites!

This article is a press release supplied to RallySport Magazine from an event, team, or media outlet.

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