started last season Citroënillä eight MM-sectionals, but missed the next term without a WRC seat, when the garage hired Sebastien Ogier and Esapekka Lappi .
on Monday Østberg announced to run its next season in the new WRC2 Pro -class the Citroën C3 R5 car.
the WRC2 Pro -class is through 2019, the novelty. Also the old WRC2-class store, but it will be run in future private driver.
I Have to admit that I was disappointed when I found out that the rally at the highest level wasn't me the option period to 2019, Østberg told the bulletin.
Norway justified its decision to run in the new class.
– the Rally has me more than a job - it is passion and it's in my blood. At any stage, the alternative was not to give up on my dream.
Østberg drove Citroënilla WRC-class in 2014 and 2015. Østberg drove so far ending WRC-career single wins and 18 podium ranking.
Østbergin with WRC2 pro in run the coming season also Skoda Kalle Rovanperä .