Sordo will test Ford Fiesta RS for first time at M-Sport's Greystoke facility

Dani Sordo will test a Ford Fiesta RS WRC for the first time tomorrow

Sordo will test Ford Fiesta RS for first time at M-Sport's Greystoke facility

Sordo has been drafted into the Ford World Rally Team to deputise for the injured Jari-Matti Latvala, who has been forced out of next week's Rally Argentina after a skiing accident.

There has still not been any official confirmation from Ford that Sordo will drive, but the Spaniard and his co-driver Carlos del Barrio are already in Cumbria at the M-Sport headquarters of Ford World Rally Team.

Sordo, who has never driven a Ford on a round of the World Rally Championship before, will test the Fiesta for two days in M-Sport's Greystoke forest test facility.

Regulations precluding testing outside of Europe mean he will not be permitted to test in South America, so following his final run on Thursday, the next time he drives a Fiesta in anger will be at his two free practice runs a week later on the fifth round of the WRC.

Sordo has tackled Rally Argentina five times before, finishing second on his last outing with Citroen in 2009.

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