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    Third era McRae set for Junior WRC Fiesta take a look at

    McRae, the son of former WRC star driver Alister and nephew of the late 1995 WRC champion Colin, is ready to journey to Europe for a tour of M-Sport Poland’s facility, earlier than leaping behind the wheel of the new-for-2022 Ford Fiesta Rally3 for a take a look at drive.

    “Past excited to announce that subsequent Monday I’ll be taking a flight to Poland,” learn a publish on McRae’s social media.

    “Myself and my Dad might be heading over to Poland so as to try the M-Sport Poland facility after which additionally doing a take a look at in a Rally3 automotive on the quick Polish phases.”

    Constructed by M-Sport, the all-new four-wheel drive Fiesta is the spine of the Junior WRC collection which sees aspiring younger drivers compete in an identical automobiles throughout 5 WRC occasions.

    The 17-year-old has been eyeing a transfer to contest the Junior WRC sooner or later after a promising begin to his rally profession in Australia, the place he’s primarily based.

    Max McRae

    Max McRae

    Picture by: Matt Jelonek

    This season McRae has been driving a Subaru Impreza WRX within the Rally WA collection in Western Australia and is ready to compete in 4 rounds of the Australian Rally Championship, the place he’ll problem for the Manufacturing Cup class title.

    Talking to Autosport in November final 12 months McRae revealed that the Junior WRC is subsequent cease he needs to tackle the highway to the World Rally Championship. 

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    “In fact, I’d like to get to Europe and particularly the Junior WRC,” he mentioned.

    “That may be an actual massive objective to arrange. You all the time get the cash issue coming into it and we’ve bought actually good companions. They may carry me a good distance and hopefully we will get to Europe within the subsequent couple of years.”

    McRae is nevertheless set to compete in Europe this 12 months when he traces up on the McRae Rally Problem occasion held at Scotland’s Knockhill circuit on 2-3 July.

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