Why Ogier's Citroen return is not a homecoming

Why Ogier's Citroen return is not a homecoming

Sebastien Ogier is entering what he has already called the final act of his World Rally Championship career in familiar surroundings at Citroen. But things are set to be different this time around.

When Sebastien Ogier talks of his fresh World Rally Championship deal and new life at Citroen, he speaks of potential, of prospects. It's all about one last roll of the dice. One final challenge.

But take him back to December, to M-Sport, and his face creases. He smiles. Malcolm Wilson's team, his home for two seasons, was his family. It's still surprising the impact Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia had on the British squad; and, probably even more remarkable, the impact that M-Sport had on the Frenchmen.

To continue reading this feature...

You must have an AUTOSPORT+ subscription. Prices start from just $1.50 per week and give you full unrestriced access to all news and features. View package options? Magazine subscriber?

AUTOSPORT+

from just $1.50 per week

  • Get unlimited access to AUTOSPORT with news and views from the paddock
  • Enjoy AUTOSPORT+: subscriber-only analysis, comment and top-quality pictures
  • Explore every F1 stat in the world’s best motorsport database

Pay as you go

Read this feature right now for just

39c