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Former WRC2 champion, Pontus Tidemand is unsure of his short-term future in the WRC after this weekend's Rally Sweden.

The Swede competed in four rounds of the WRC in a World Rally Car in 2019 with mixed results. His best result was in Wales when he finished seventh, but that was more than five minutes off the pace. He will compete in a Skoda Fabia R5 this weekend, but beyond that does not have any concrete plans. "We don’t know yet (of future plans)," he commented. "It can be a complete championship or it can only be this rally.

Pontus Tidemand competed in four WRC events in 2019 with M-Sport.

"We take this rally and we will take an evaluation after this and see what we will try to go forward with," he added. Like all competitors this weekend, he is unsure of how the weekend will play out. A lack of snow has drastically changed the conditions of the stages and will be a new experience for all. "The feeling was good, the car was feeling very good to drive so it’s just to try and manage the tyres when you’re on the gravel sections," he explained after the shakedown test. "When you get onto the ice, this can be a bit tricky, but anyway we have more tyre fitting now. And I think we can expect some ice on the stages so I think it will not be any problem. We will just go out and try to push from the beginning."  
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