Solberg: ‘I was almost sent home’

Why was future world champion Petter Solberg nearly sent packing from only his second WRC start with a factory team for driving too fast?. “He almost sent me home!” Solberg tells Becs Williams in a fascinating interview for the latest WRC Backstories podcast. In one way I deserved it,” explained Solberg, who learned his lesson and went on to finish fifth after a remarkable drive. Solberg laughs as he recalls being told to shut up by McRae and Carlos Sainz when they tired of him constantly asking questions in an attempt to learn. “Being in the team with Colin and Carlos was a big thing.

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