M-SPORT FIGHT IN FINLAND & GERMANY
Tactics are all-important in motorsport, and while M-Sport may not have taken an outright win in Finland, the team achieved their main objective: reducing the points deficit between them and their key rivals. “It’s frustrating not to have been in the fight at the front, but we have to keep the bigger picture in mind and it’s been a positive event in that respect,” said Team Principal Malcolm Wilson OBE. With the points gap ever closing, the team headed to Rallye Deutschland…
The Fiesta WRC had the potential to deliver a double podium in Germany, but it wasn't to be – Sébastien Ogier denied a chance of victory and Elfyn Evans missing out on the fight for the podium positions.
Despite the disappointment, the Fiesta showed its performance potential with a win in the Power Stage.
The results leave M-Sport 3rd in the Manufacturer's table, with Ogier 2nd in the Drivers' standings, just 23 points off the lead.