Ford to withdraw from WRC

Ford will not take part in the WRC next season after the company announced it missing the 2013 championship due to economic reasons.

"At this time, however we dettermined that it was better for the company and the Ford brand to reduce our committment to the WRC and deploy our resources in the other areas"" Ford Europe's vice president Roelant de Waard said.

It is not known how it will effect Malcolm Wilsons M-Sport, however Ford will continue to provide M-Sport with engineering and vehicle support and a new Fiesta F5 will be launched from Wilson?s business in March 2013.


16th October, 2012