Pons to return to WRC in S2000 Fiesta
- 26th November 2009, 10:31am
The Spaniard, 29, is the second big name driver to announce a WRC comeback this month, and will go head to head with former Skoda team driver Janne Tuohino, who will tackle the series in a similar car.
Pons will drive for a new team headed by Luis Moya, the former championship winning co-driver who won 24 WRC rallies alongside Carlos Sainz. The team, backed by the Nupel pharmaceutical company, will also run Fiesta S2000s and Fiesta R2s in the Spanish championship.
"We expect to make a formal announcement soon, but for now I can confirm that Xevi will do seven WRC rallies next year in the Fiesta S2000," Moya told wrc.com. "His first event will be Mexico, and he will definitely do the rallies in Jordan and New Zealand. We'll announce more details later on."
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