Adrien Fourmaux’s co-driver for Rally Finland has been revealed, as the M-Sport driver will compete with fellow Frenchman Alexandre Coria.
In a week where co-driver changes – a theme of the 2021 World Rally Championship season – have been particular pertinent with Oliver Solberg and Aaron Johnston announcing their split on Thursday, Fourmaux revealed that he and long-time partner Renaud Jamoul would not be competing together in the future on Wednesday.
It brought to an end a near four-year partnership, but also left Fourmaux without a navigator for the remaining three rounds of the season.
Coria, who has been competing with Yohan Rossel on the majority of the WRC3 season this year, will jump into the Ford Fiesta WRC for next month’s Rally Finland with Rossel not set to compete on the event.
At the moment, it looks like just a one-event deal with nothing confirmed beyond Finland.
“Alexandre Coria will join Adrien Fourmaux, calling the pacenotes on Rally Finland,” read a social media statement from M-Sport.
“Welcome to the team Alexandre, let’s do this!”
Coria, who has never competed in a World Rally Car before, added: “I’m extremely lucky to co-driver in the WRC with Adrien.
“A dream is coming true. There is a lot of work to find the marks between us and we will have to do it fast because Rally Finland [is] a really difficult one.”