Suzuki will continue to support the customers who are participating in the JWRC
with Swift Super 1600 machines, and local motor sport such as Swift Cup in Europe and the rest of the world.
Glenn Patterson from Stranraer reads the pace notes for Dungannon's Kris Meeke in his JWRC
Citroen C2, while Claire Mole from Paxton, Berwick-upon-Tweed, one of only 16 lady co-drivers, competes in her sixth Rally GB in a Ford Fiesta ST driven by New Zealander Emma Gilmour.
Wilks added, 'We've had back-to-back British and JWRC
rounds twice now and secured three maximum class points and also a third in class.
GUY Wilks of Darlington kept up his Junior World Rally Championship title bid with third place in the JWRC
class on the rally Deutschland at the weekend.
It suits my driving style and it's a bonus for me to get time behind the wheel which will help my JWRC
It will be interesting to measure my performance against the JWRC
runners and to get a feel for what it's like to compete at world level in a Super 1600 car.
Al Mutawaa is the first Emirati driver to participate in a JWRC
season which features 18 drivers from various European countries.
He was second to team-mate Per-Gunnar Andersson, in the JWRC
class in the Acropolis Rally while previous series leader Kris Meeke (Citroen) was sixth.
With the first two JWRC
rounds of Monte Carlo and Catalunya on asphalt, the Acropolis Rally takes on a new surface for the MG in the form of loose gravel.
We decided at the end of last year to give Al Mutawaa the opportunity to participate in a full season of the JWRC
," said Shaikh Khalid Bin Faisal Al Qasimi, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Racing.
In 2004, the Suzuki Ignis 1600 took first place in the JWRC
The works Suzuki Ignis driver was seventh in the JWRC
class of the Monte Carlo Rally after crashing out on Saturday but, under the new regulations, rejoining the next day with a five-minute penalty.