Toyota leave Hanninen at home for Rally Australia
- 17th October 2017, 8:27am
Toyota’s decision to only send two Yaris WRCs to Australia is an interesting one, and could suggest that Wales Rally GB will be Hanninen’s last event for the Finnish-based squad.There has been plenty of talk in recent times that current M-Sport driver, Ott Tanak, will sign for Toyota for the 2018 season. Tanak will be in Australia driving for M-Sport anyway, and at this stage is still in with a chance of winning the World Drivers’ Championship. Kennards Hire Rally Australia will see three-car teams from M-Sport, Hyundai and Citroen, with only Toyota sending a two-car squad. Hanninen is currently seventh in the WRC standings.
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