Oliver Solberg changed into the youngest winner of a Ecu Rally Championship tournament when he gained Rally Latvia elderly simply 17

Sweden’s Oliver Solberg and Northern Irish co-driver Aaron Johnston will mix forces with Skoda Motorsport within the International Rally Championship.

The pair will start their marketing campaign in February’s Rally Sweden, within the WRC3 elegance for privateer R5 drivers.

Solberg, son of 2003 WRC champion Petter, will participate in decided on Ecu rounds of the championship.

Wexford’s Craig Breen may even get started the WRC spherical in Sweden after receiving a marvel call-up for Hyundai.

Breen, who drove decided on rounds for the group final yr, gave the impression of he were and not using a power for 2020 however will get started the development along reigning international champion Ott Tanak and present collection chief Thierry Neuville.

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After successful Rally Liepāja on the age of 17 in 2019, Solberg changed into the youngest driving force ever to win a spherical of the FIA Ecu Rally Championship.

Throughout the penultimate spherical of the WRC in Wales final yr, the pair once more delivered spectacular level instances within the very aggressive box of R5 drivers on their collection debut.

Within the season-opening Rally Monte Carlo final week, Solberg and Johnston completed 25th general in a privately-entered Volkswagen Polo however will now transfer to Skoda for the remainder occasions.

“For me, it’s all about studying. I’m in reality taking a look ahead to my first rally with the Skoda Fabia in Sweden,” stated Solberg, who already had the risk to check his new rally automotive.

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