Regaining that winning feeling

Regaining that winning feeling

It was not a Petter Solberg win on Rally GB, but Ford returned to the top of the podium for the first time in months and, as the Norwegian explains, it was a huge boost for the team

We won! OK, it wasn't Chris [Patterson, co-driver] and I who won, but Jari-Matti [Latvala] and Miikka [Anttila, co-driver] did. Fantastic! What a fantastic feeling in the team. You know, to hear the boys – and girls – cheer again, for the first time in too many rallies was so special.

And this really was a big team effort from everybody at Ford World Rally. It would have been easy for people to let their heads drop, to let the lack of wins get them down, but they didn't. As a leader, Malcolm Wilson is fantastic. Let me tell you, he is the most motivated man in all of the sport. He never stopped believing and kept driving his team on – we all learn from Malcolm.

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