Like Ford, Citroen committed to the WRC for the 2010 and 2011 seasons
Having racked up an impressive total of four manufacturers' titles, five drivers' world championships and 58 victories, Citroen will continue its participation in the FIA World Rally Championship for the
2010 and 2011 seasons.
Citroen, which is currently leading the manufacturers' standings, today confirms that it will enter the FIA World Rally Championship for the next two years - 2010 and 2011.
World rallying forms an inherent part of Citroen's DNA, allowing the company to showcase its principle of Creative Technology. The team's crews have demonstrated Citroen's performance, quality and desire to succeed all over the roads and special stages of the world.
“In the current tricky financial climate, it is important to keep on expressing ourselves through motorsport and through the victories of our teams and cars," said Citroen Racing director Olivier Quesnel.
"The FIA World Rally Championship, where the costs remain contained, is an excellent promotional vehicle. Citroen Racing is delighted by the trust that has been placed in us by Citroen's board of directors and the PSA Group.”
“We are currently working with our existing driver line-up to renew their contracts. I am confident that Sebastien Loeb
and Dani Sordo will be continuing their adventure with Citroen Racing into the future.”