Mikko Hirvonen will replace Sebastien Ogier Citroen

As recently as the previous environment factory team Citroen WRC world rally series has announced the signing of a contract with Mikko Hirvonen, who will replace the space race driver Sebastien Ogier.
31-year-old Finn speaks in the WRC since 2001, and over the past four years, was one of the main rivals Sebastien Loeb for the title. During the 13 years spent in the world of rally, Hirvonen was able to win fourteen stages, and in 2009 the Finn was in the lead in the overall standings before the last race, but eventually lost to Loeb just one point.
Most likely, the vacancy Mikko in the factory Ford team just takes Sébastien Ogier. Apparently, the new team will join him and his co-driver Julien Ingrassia.
Citroen Contract with Mikko Hirvonen is designed for two seasons, ie until 2013. Assistant Finnish pilot will be his compatriot and co-driver in a Ford – Jarmo Lehtinen.

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