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Citroen Racing has agreed to allow PH Sport to offer the 2017 C3 WC car to privateers in the sport, but Citreon won't let any old tom dick or harry to drive the car,
Citroen are reported to be debuting the new C3 R5 WRC2 at the Rally du var France, the car will not be running a race number of competing officially but will instead run against representative stage times set by the fastest teams (M-Sport, Skoda), this allows the Citroen team to gauge how well the C3 R5 holds up concerning stage times and current performance.
What a weekend for British motorsports fans, not only has Lewis Hamilton one his 4th title, Elfyn Evans who drives for M-sport has won the Dayinsure Wales rally GB, he is the first home driver to win this event since the year 2000. This years event drew a crowd of 100,000 spectators who all lined the different stages, on Thursday evening Elfyn evans and his co-driver Daniel Barritt missed out on a stage win as Sébastien Ogier set the ultimate pace, but friday morning was to tell a different tale as the stages moved into the stunning welsh forests, Elfyn Evans/Daniel Barritt revelled in the typical conditions setting the pace and holding the lead at the end of day, then holding the lead into Saturday and Sunday, Elfyn Evans/Daniel Barritt expertly navigated the last stages on Sunday, increasing there lead by 37.3 seconds after the final Brenig Power Stage.