Ogier nets hat-trick for the 3rd round of the 2013 World Rally Championship season. Hirvonen in his Citroen DS3 placed second followed by Latvala in his VW Polo R.
Both Thierry Neuville and Elfyn Evans were forced to retire for the day.
In the Qatar World Rally Team squad, Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul encountered somewhat better fortune as they continued to grow in both speed and confidence.
M-Sport dominates Rally Sweden top-ten.
Sebastien Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia dominated the winter rally in Sweden from qualifying to three days of tricky conditions. They topped it off by taking the Power Stage win for a clean sweep.
Mads Østberg moved to fourth overall as he controlled his pace perfectly on day two.
Volkswagen versus Citroen for the final battle for the Swedish Rally victory will take place tomorrow between the two 'Sebs' who were teammates last year.
Strong comeback for Østberg after Rally Sweden drama.
For the Qatar M-Sport World Rally Team on the final leg of Rallye Monte Carlo, the famous Col de Turini stage proved to be treacherous.
A couple of hours before SS14, 75 per cent of the Turini roads were covered in snow and the white stuff was falling. Then it turned to rain, and the roads became a treacherous mix of snow, slush and water. Carnage ensued.
The Russian is within reach of his first World Rally Championship podium after a stellar performance today in his Qatar M-Sport Ford Fiesta.
The unflappable Frenchman has led since the rally’s second stage: Sebastien Loeb holds a lead over Volkswagen's Sebastien Ogier by one minute and 47 seconds with one day remaining of the first FIA World Rally event in 2013.
Evgeny Novikov pockets two stage wins, and Juho Hänninen earns his first in the Ford Fiesta on the second day of the World Rally Championship's season opener in Monaco.
Citroen Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team watched their ace expand his overall lead! Sebastien Ogier has the new Volkswagen Polo just 1min 34.8sec off the pace of "Seb", the champion!
The Qatar M-Sport crews proved that they could maintain their composure and keep their Ford Fiesta RS WRCs firmly on the road.
Both drivers will represent the State of Qatar alongside Nasser Al- Attiyah and Mads Østberg as the quartet look to make their mark on the world stage in the M-Sport Ford.