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Robert Kubica to World Rally Championship for 2015 season

Robert Kubica has confirmed that he will continue to race in the World Rally Championship in the 2015 season.

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Former Formula One driver Kubica has competed in the WRC for the last two years after making his return to racing following a crash in February 2011 in which he suffered severe injuries.

That accident cut short Kubica's F1 career, however, the 30-year-old revealed in October that he was considering going back to circuit racing.

But for now Kubica has decided to stay in rallying and will drive a Ford Fiesta RS WRC together with co-driver Maciek Szczepaniak, backed by Polish oil company LOTOS.

"After analysing the situation I decided to continue in WRC, where the challenge for me is still the biggest," Kubica said.

"It took me a long time to make this decision, but there was no pressure at all. I wanted to be sure about it and I did not want to rush. There will be some more new things to come, but I will announce them later."

Kubica's first competitive event of 2015 comes at the Rally Monte Carlo, which takes place from January 22-25.

The Krakow-born driver has yet to finish on the podium in WRC after doing so 12 times in a F1 career that saw him race for Sauber and Renault.

His only F1 win came at the 2008 Canadian Grand Prix.

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