Hayden Paddon has had his first close look at the Ford Fiesta WRC that he will drive in next week's Rally Finland. The New Zealander was overlooked by former team Hyundai, with their spare seat being given to former Citroen driver, Craig Breen. Paddon's M-Sport Ford entry beside Teemu Suninen will be keenly watched, particularly with the team's lead driver, Elfyn Evans, sidelined with a back injury following a heavy landing at Rally Estonia. Evans' seat has been taken by the British youngster, Gus Greensmith. Paddon's first WRC event for the year may well be the most important of his career to date, as Peter Whitten suggests HERE. Meanwhile, M-Sport will not take up their second WRC2 Pro entry on Neste Rally Finland, which was originally reserved for Gus Greensmith. Eric Camilli is still to drive their other WRC2 Pro entry. Greensmith is to replace the injured Elfyn Evans on the team's registered World Rally Car entry in Finland.  

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