Why a head vs heart call will shape WRC 2020

Why a head vs heart call will shape WRC 2020

The man at the heart of the World Rally Championship driver market seemed to be closing in on a decision for 2020, but did the events of Rally Italy present niggling doubts? For him, and others, the next two rounds may well shape next year's line-ups

Loquacious? Garrulous? Neither adjective is installed next to the words 'Ott' and 'Tanak' on a regular basis. But harbourside on a warm Sardinian Saturday evening, the Estonian was positively chatty.

Tanak talked freely about how things had turned around at Toyota and how things were really starting to fall into place. I even recall a mention of the words 'dream team'.

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?


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