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Kris Meeke could get 2019 WRC lifeline with Toyota

Toyota team boss Tommi Mäkinen has spoken of the possibility of giving Kris Meeke another tilt at the WRC in a Yaris in 2019. It's looking increasingly likely that Toyota will need a replacement for Esapekka Lappi next season with last year's Rally Finland winner said to be closing fast on a move to Citroën. What's more is Mäkinen said he has already spoken to Meeke about the potential for a 2019 deal. 'I spoke with Kris,” Tommi said. “He could be one option, one possibility. We will speak in Japan and we look at different options. We had a telephone conversation just recently. For sure Kris is very fast driver, sometimes even too fast....
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