British rally driver, Kris Meeke, had called time on his WRC career after being dumped by Toyota Gazoo Racing.
With the fight for the remaining M-Sport seats going on in earnest, Meeke announced via social media:
"Ciao for now #WRC...
Thanks tgr_wrc toyota_gazoo_racing
Time to explore some other passions.
Let’s see what’s 2020 brings.."
Meeke leaves the WRC with five wins to his name from 104 starts.
He was a polarising figure in the sport. While his speed was unquestioned, he was also prone to accidents, much like his mentor, the late Colin McRae.
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