Citroen Set to Drop Duval

Citroen are set to drop Francois Duval for the Rally of Turkey, Autosport-Atlas has learned

Citroen Set to Drop Duval

Duval has crashed out of five of this year's six rallies for the French manufacturer and the final straw appears to have came when Duval hit a tree during this weekend's Rally Cyprus.

Co-driver Stephane Prevot has told the French manufacturer that he will not co-drive for Duval again.

Team principle Guy Frequelin has declined to comment on who will drive the team's second car on the seventh round of the WRC in three weeks time.

Frequelin said: "Nothing has been decided but Francois has been a big disappointment here. For sure I expected more. We will decide about the second crew for Turkey tomorrow."

Citroen have until midnight tomorrow night to register their entries for the Rally Turkey.

Speculation has linked Team OMV drivers Manfred Stohl and Juuso Pykalisto. Other options include Simon Jean-Joseph or convincing Carlos Sainz to come out of retirement with the drive.

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