Next year, the Russian driver will debut on the World Rally Championship, taking part in the European events of the WRC 2 series.
The 2019 WRC 2 programme for Nikolay Gryazin and Yaroslav Fedorov starts in February and contains nine events. The crew will drive their Skoda Fabia R5 in Sweden, France, Portugal, Italy, Finland, Germany, Turkey, Wales, and Spain. The only European WRC event Nikolay and Yaroslav will miss next year is the Monte Carlo Rally.
In addition, several training starts are planned in the national and regional championships. The winter season for the crew will begin in three weeks on the Norwegian Sigdalsrally. Moreover, Nikolay Gryazin will take part in Finnskog Rally (Norway), which starts on 26 January. Two weeks later Nikolay and Yaroslav will compete in the Rally Sarma in Latvia, 8-10 February.
The first WRC 2 event in Gryazin's schedule, Rally Sweden, will be held 14-17 February.