Tracy will soon embark on a romantic relationship with Rob (Marc Baylis), with Ford stating that the pair have quite a lot in common.
When asked how Rob first gets Tracy's attention, Ford told All About Soap: "Well, Tracy's going off shopping in town and she gets into a taxi at exactly the same time as Rob. She demands that he leave, as it's her taxi and not his.
"He refuses to move though, and when Steve asks them where they're going and they both say the city centre at the same time, they share a smile and end up going in the cab together.
"She likes the fact that he's quite feisty - it takes one to know one, after all. Maybe they're kindred spirits!"
Ford also stated that not only is Tracy attracted to Rob, she realises that it would also annoy Michelle (Kym Marsh), adding: "If he had got out of the taxi, she probably wouldn't have fancied him!
"He's quite easy on the eye too, of course. Plus, he hangs round with Michelle, and if Tracy and Rob were an item, it would annoy her - that's another good reason for Tracy."
On Tracy's reaction to being asked out by Rob, she said: "She's quite annoyed at first and she turns him down. But he persists and he flatters her, so she thinks, why not?
"I think he's like a nicer version of Charlie Stubbs, so maybe. He's got the bad lad streak, he's ruthless, but he's nowhere near as cruel as Charlie."
Marc Baylis recently spoke about the upcoming love triangle, saying: "Without a doubt, he sees something of himself in Tracy and finds her intriguing!"
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