After stints with the m sport Ford and Citroën mill teams, Østberg will handle the WRC support category within an Citroën c 3 R 5.
The Allied prepared for his dwelling WRC around this season finishing 2nd on snow in Rally Hadeland. He arrived in Sweden fresh.
Ford Fiesta R 5 driver Greensmith made history when he became the initial WRC-2 Guru winner in Rallye montecarlo, however the Brit will face a fresh struggle if he uttered a snow rally for only the 2nd time, following a fifth place at WRC two at Rally Sweden at 2018.
Greensmith’s m sport Ford teammate Łukasz Pieniążek is likely to get his season debut and has limited experience of their conditions. This will function as the 2nd start in Sweden of the Pole and just his third largest rally having a four-wheel-drive car on snow.
The WRC 2 is performed by Skoda Motorsport drivers Kalle Rovanperä and Eerik Pietarinen, both in Fabia R5s.
While reigning champion Pietarinen won WRC two on his most recent appearance in Finland last year rovanperä is excited to make amends to get a costly mistake on the opening point in Rallye montecarlo.
The privateer-only WRC two category boasts a entrance filled with talent that is local.
Eleven of those drivers come from Sweden or Norway, including Patrik Flodin Junior WRC winner Emil Bergkvist and campaigners Henning Solberg and Eyvind Brynildsen.
Third at Sweden at 2017 and 2018, Ole Christian Veiby hopes to locate a higher spot . Additionally is Johan Kristoffersson, Sweden’s World RX winner.
Last year old Sweden winner Takamoto Katsuta yields with a podium in Rallijs Sarna at Latvia, while Russia’s European, Nikolay Gryazin ready in a Ford Fiesta last week.