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Bottas to make rally car debut

Valtteri Bottas has revealed he will drive an M-Sport Ford Fiesta World Rally Car in his competitive rallying debut in Finland. Bottas will compete in the Arctic Lapland Rally from January 24th until January 26th in a Fiesta similar to the one Sebastian Ogier used to win the last two World Rally Championships. Timo Rautianen will be his co-driver, he navigated Marcus Gronholm to WRC titles in 2000 and 2002. "This is a unique opportunity to take a peek into the world of rallying, and I would like to thank everyone who has made it possible," said Bottas. "It's totally new territory for me too, as I have no prior experience of a World Rally Car. "Still, being the race car...
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