The team thriving despite losing its champion

The team thriving despite losing its champion

It would have been understandable if losing a six-time World Rally Championship title winner had had a negative effect on the M-Sport Ford squad. But, if anything, it has galvanised the team, which has shown strong form in 2019

When Sebastien Ogier walked out of Dovenby Hall for the final time last December, he closed the door behind him and ended an era. Once again, winning in the World Rally Championship was to be a thing of the past for M-Sport. Or so the story went.

Ogier and Julien Ingrassia's final farewell to Cumbria had had an element of the funereal about it. Or so the story went.

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