Ford M-Sport Confirmama Greensmith | rally.it

Ford is pleased to unveil the rising star M-Sport Gus Greensmith M-Sport will remain with the Ford World Rally team for the 2022 FIA World Rally Championship.

The 24-year-old will tackle the entire WRC season in the all-new Ford Puma Hybrid Rally1 M-Sport as the Cumbria team aims for a competitive and successful year in 2022.

This season, during his first full program in the sport’s top flight, Greensmith has achieved his goal of finishing in the top five on several occasions and steadily inflicting losses on his experienced rivals in every race. He also achieved the best result of his career with a fourth place finish at the legendary Safari Rally Kenya in June.

Britain has already played a key role in the team’s continued development and confirmation of their appointment together Craig Breen For 2022 this will give the team a stronger pair of drivers as the championship enters a new era.

Greensmith’s rapid progress also reflects the success of M-Sport’s “Ladder of Opportunity”. He drove the Ford Fiesta Rally 5 for the first time, finishing third in the UK at the 2014 Fiesta Sport Trophy before moving to the Fiesta R2 for the WRC Fiesta Trophy in 2015 and 2016.

He captured multiple WRC2 podiums with the Ford Fiesta R5 in 2017 and 2018 and won several rounds of the 2019 WRC2 Pro Championship on the Fiesta Rally2. He made his Fiesta World rally car debut in Portugal the same year when top driver Elfin Evans was injured.

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M-Sport is thrilled to continue its relationship with Gus Greensmith and the team hopes to fight for the best results starting with the Monte-Carlo Rally in January.

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