Scapegoating Meeke won't help Citroen's crisis

Scapegoating Meeke won't help Citroen's crisis

No one can argue Citroen is having a terrible World Rally Championship season. No one can argue Kris Meeke hasn't crashed too much in 2017. But benching him for Poland in favour of Andreas Mikkelsen won't solve anything

Citroen's Rally Italy press release says it's already focusing on Poland. Just as well really. Last week's seventh round of the season offered little to shout about.

Sardinia was pretty diabolical. Portugal wasn't much better. Argentina was forgettable. Corsica turned into a catastrophe. Mexico was great. Sweden was a shocker and Monte Carlo... well, it wasn't the dream return one of world rallying's true powerhouses had hoped for.

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