Organization of international automobile (FIA) has confirmed the list of manufacturers, claimed the season-2018 WRC, and with it return the name of the Ford brand in the championship for the first time since 2012.
After five seasons of minor factory involvement in the championship along with his long-term partner M-Sport in the WRC in 2018 Ford will increase the support of the factory team, which will now officially be called M-Sport Ford World Rally Team. This will enable M-Sport to continue to improve the Ford Fiesta WRC.
In addition, more serious factory involvement by Ford was a key condition for the re-signing of Sebastien Ogier in 2018. Nevertheless, M-Sport will be officially recognized as a manufacturer next season.
Official: Sebastien Ogier has extended his contract with M-Sport for the season-2018
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