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Marcus Gronholm returns to Swedish Rally in Yaris WRC

There is a wide and even variety of vehicles within the 63 cars entered for the 2019 Swedish Rally (February 15-17).

These include 14 World Rally Cars, 14 cars entered in the non professional WRC2 category, 14 Junior World Rally Cars and 13 private entries who are not aligned to championships.

There are also five WRC2 Pro cars (two from M-Sport, two from Skoda and one from Citroen).

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In all there are 30 R5 cars and three cars admitted under national car rules, two of which are the Swedish built non-homologated Mitsubishi Mirages.

Special highlights include a return of two-time world champion Marcus Gronholm, absent from the WRC for nine years and now 50 years old.

Gronholm will drive a Toyota Yaris WRC, while former Citroen WRC team driver Mads Ostberg has a WRC2 Pro Citroen C3 R5.

Martin Holmes is widely considered as world rallying's most experienced, and most respected journalist. Martin covers the WRC, ERC and all major rally championships around the world.


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