Hirvonen exclusive: Why I moved to Citroen

Hirvonen exclusive: Why I moved to Citroen

After 104 rounds of the World Rally Championship and eight years in a Ford, Mikko Hirvonen drives a Citroen this season. Now allowed to talk about his move, he shares his thoughts on the year ahead with AUTOSPORT

This feels weird, really weird. Whose legs are those? They're red! After all those years sitting in blue and white overalls in a rally car, my first test with Citroen felt strange. It felt like I was spying or something like that…

But there I was sitting at the start of my first test in a Citroen DS3 WRC. It was so exciting. I guess a few of you are wondering how I got to be here?

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