Gus Greensmith had a tough Rally Mexico last weekend as he returned to the FIA World Rally Championship.
Credit: DMACK Drive Ford Fiesta Trophy
Gus Greensmith was born on 26 December 1996 in the United Kingdom.
The former youth goalkeeper for Manchester City Football Club moved in to karting before becoming one of the youngest drivers to compete in British Rallying after a short career in karting.
In 2014 Greensmith won the British Junior Rally Championship and also made his FIA World Rally Championship debut in Wales Rally GB.
After two season in the Drive DMACK Cup Greensmith moved up to the WRC2 class for 2017 where he finished eleventh place.
For 2018 Greensmith will be driving for the M-Sport World Rally Team in a Ford Fiesta R5 as he takes on the WRC2 championship for the team.
Teemu Suninen is challenging the rally leader Sébastien Ogier after day two, Gus Greensmith is not pleased with his performance as he is sitting in sixth place and Lappi had to retire as his car burned down to the ground!
Gus Greensmith is preparing to compete on his second event in the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship next weekend.
Tough start for the M-Sport team yesterday on the two night-time stages. With leaves stuck in the radiator grill, overheating engines, transmission and turbo failures.
Thierry Neuville leads 2020 Rallye Monte Carlo after the opening two stages.
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Gus is ready for his first full-season in WRC.
M-Sport ahead of Monte Carlo: “There’s no tougher start than Rallye Monte-Carlo, but we’re definitely up for the fight!”
Gus Greensmith recovered to third in WRC2 PRO on Wales Rally GB.
Sebastien Ogier took his first WRC victory since March on Rally Turkey last weekend.
Gus Greensmith will again replace Elfyn Evans at M-Sport Ford for Rally Germany later this month.
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Lappi finished fifth overall today after the two loops and he hopes to make career-best result in Monte-Carlo.
The opening shakedown stage of the 2020 WRC season at Rallye Monte-Carlo is now complete and Drivers have given their comments and thoughts ahead of the first stages tomorrow.
M-Sport has now revelead their Graphic Design for the 2020 WRC season. The new livery will be seen in competition for the first time at the season-opening Rallye Monte-Carlo.
Gus Greensmith makes his third appearance in the Ford Fiesta WRC this weekend.
Gus Greensmith will make only his second top-level WRC appearance on Rally Finland this weekend.