Podcast: Our verdict on Latvala and Solberg’s deals

The latest SPIN, The Rally Pod concentrates on Toyota's new team boss and Hyundai's latest arrival


The big World Rally Championship news kept on coming right up to the days before Christmas this year.

Two big – and very different – ‘future signing’ moves gave the WRC fraternity plenty to ponder, as Toyota made the surprise choice of its ex-driver Jari-Matti Latvala to replace Tommi Mäkinen as team boss, and Hyundai laid claim to rising star Oliver Solberg.

The DirtFish podcast crew David Evans, Colin Clark and George Donaldson joined host Lisa O’Sullivan to debate all the ramifications of those deals.