McRae Set for WRC Return

Colin McRae is set to make a return with Skoda to the World Rally Championship for September's Wales Rally GB, according to this week's Autosport magazine

McRae Set for WRC Return

The Czech team is expected to confirm that the 1995 World Rally Champion will return to the sport in a one-off outing at his home event as the manufacturer's second nominated points-scorer.

McRae has won the British round of the WRC three times. The Scot's former Subaru and Ford co-driver Nicky Grist is expected to sit alongside McRae, who will be in the sister car to the teams regular runners, Armin Shwarz and Klaus Wicha.

McRae has tested for the team before, driving the 2004 Skoda Fabia WRC last October, ahead of the Catalunya Rally.

The Scot is expected to test for the team in Britain before the event, with the possibility of a national rally being included in the warm-up programme.

McRae hasn't competed in the WRC since he left Citroen at the end of 2003.

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