Solberg: Why I'm chasing the dream again

Solberg: Why I'm chasing the dream again

Petter Solberg took a podium on his return to Ford's factory WRC team on the Monte Carlo rally. In his own words, the 2003 champ tells AUTOSPORT exclusively why he is reveling in the Fiesta RS WRC's handling and loving life again as a works driver

After three years of waiting to get back to being a factory driver, I can't believe how quickly it all came in the end. I was talking to [Ford World Rally Team principal] Malcolm [Wilson] at the AUTOSPORT Awards in London in early December about this season. I was hopeful, but nothing was certain.

But then we made the deal and I was so happy. And, just over month later, I'm even more happy now!

To continue reading this feature...

You must have an AUTOSPORT+ subscription. Prices start from just $1.50 per week and give you full unrestriced access to all news and features. View package options? Magazine subscriber?

AUTOSPORT+

from just $1.50 per week

  • Get unlimited access to AUTOSPORT with news and views from the paddock
  • Enjoy AUTOSPORT+: subscriber-only analysis, comment and top-quality pictures
  • Explore every F1 stat in the world’s best motorsport database

Pay as you go

Read this feature right now for just

$1