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Shared WRC car likely for M-Sport in 2018

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With Ott Tanak moving to Toyota, a works seat has been spared at M-Sport.

M-Sport’s Richard Millener has given some indication of their 2017 driver line-up ahead of the season ending Rally Australia.

At RallySport Magazine’s pre-event tour dinner, Millener said that the third M-Sport car is likely to be shared between two drivers.

The team has already lost the services of Ott Tanak for 2018, and there is still conjecture surrounding five-time champion Sebastien Ogier’s future.

Teemu Suninen has already had two impressive performances in the M-Sport Fiesta, and looks certain to take the reigns of a car for next season.

Eric Camilli looks likely to drive a World Rally Car on some events in 2018.

According to Millener, Eric Camilli is odds on to compete at the sport’s top level as well – probably alongside Suninen in a shared car.

He explained that the team at M-Sport have already put two years into Camilli, and do not want the time and money spent to go to waste.

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The Frenchman will finish the WRC2 support series in second position after competing in an M-Sport Fiesta R5 this year.

He and M-Sport will hope the upward trend continues as another 2018 World Rally Car seat looks set.


Luke is the third generation of the RallySport Magazine team and holds a degree in marketing & communications. He has experience across many sectors and has rallying in his blood!



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