WRC rising stars have never had it so good

WRC rising stars have never had it so good

There's never been a better chance to unearth the next WRC super-talent, reckons David Evans, with Junior WRC back in business and Citroen Top Driver taking it on

'The young people of today have never had such opportunity, never had such a chance to make the right choice and make themselves a bright future.'

Paraphrased slightly, those were the words of then British prime minister Margaret Thatcher at the Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool in 1983. Now, whether or not you believed in the Youth Training Scheme – a tory take on Jim Callaghan's Youth Opportunities Programme – it was felt a YTS was a chance for youngsters to get involved in the working week, even if there were concerns about exploitation...

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