1 Ogier 2 Tanak 3 Neuville 4 Sordo 5 Latvala 6 Mikkelsen 7 Suninen 8 Tidemand
Even if that's true its not random, its a fair reason.
Breen career lifeline from Adamo
Looking how he got nominated for Australia after crashing out as last Hyundai in GB it doesn't look like it matters much how he does ;)
I believe Breen will do at least Finland and Wales, of course depending on how well he does in Sweden.
That's just a random explanation to justify a decision made on different grounds.