Wednesday, March 31, 2021 will mark a milestone in history WRC. Today, the FIA and the three manufacturers currently participating in the World Championships have scheduled their participation in the futuristic hybrid era that is set to begin in 2022.
If it exists M Sport and Toyota There was no doubt any more, the program was last approved before Hyundai It gave the final impetus to the process and would allow the three teams to direct themselves more and more into future Rally1 development in the coming weeks.
It has already progressed well in its run, with numerous teasers revealed in recent days, M-Sport Ford makes no secret of its satisfaction and ambitions.
“It has always been important for our sport to evolve over time, and this commitment to hybrid technology aligns with the future of impulsion with Ford’s global commitment to a more sustainable future,” Identifies Malcolm Wilson, Head of the British Temple.
As the strongest car production championship, WRC provides an ideal platform for testing, developing and promoting the latest road vehicle technology. What makes this development necessary for the relevance and continuity of our sport.
It is also an integral part of our ongoing successful partnership with Ford and sustains the immediate future of M-Sport at WRC. Over the past two decades, we’ve had some great performance, developed some cars and dispatched some of the most successful drivers.
Working closely with Ford Performance, we intend to continue this success in 2022 and progress in our future vehicle continues with tests in the UK and America. There is still a long way to go, but we are determined to unleash a new victorious psyche as the world heads towards a more sustainable future. “
It remains to be seen which model M-Sport and Ford will use for this hybrid era. The bets remain open.