McErlean handed Wales Rally GB drive

McErlean handed Wales Rally GB drive

JBRC champion Josh McErlean will drive a Hyundai i20 in Wales.

By Damian Mullan

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By Damian Mullan

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sport@thechronicle.uk.com

KILREA driver Josh McErlean says he is up for the challenge of switching to a four-wheel-drive car for the British round of the World Rally Championship at the start of next month.

Not only is the 20-year-old making his debut in the gravel event but it is also his first time taking control of an R5-specification car.

"This is an exciting opportunity for us and one that I have been dreaming of," he told Chronicle Sport.

"We are being thrown in at the deep end but I'm excited by the challenge," he added.

To read the full story see Tuesday's Chronicle.

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