WRC: Sven Smeets is new VW Motorsport Director

Announced on Monday was the appointment of the 44 year old Belgian Sven Smeets, currently the VW Motosport Sporting Director, as the replacement Motorsport Director for Jost Capito who has now left the company.

The personnel who are now at the head of VW Motorsport there are also Lukasz Urban (34) also takes over as Commercial Managing Director from Kirsten Zimmermann (44), who moves into a new management role at Volkswagen AG on 01 September 2016. At the same time, François-Xavier Demaison (47), as Technical Director, and...