Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia celebrate the first Volkswagen Polo R win. Adding to their historical moment in Sweden were teammates Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila who finished fourth.
20,000 kilometres of testing, 1,700 parts designed completely from scratch, 17 months of preparations – all for the debut at the Rally Monte Carlo.
Ice dancing “Monte” style: Volkswagen takes positive stock at halfway point.
After tasting their first success since their WRC debut in 2013, VW is looking for more in the championship's third round.
Leg one continues on Friday with 10 stages.
Sébastien Ogier’s day: Volkswagen leads round two of the World Rally Championship in Sweden
Mixed feelings at Volkswagen at the end of day one of the Rally Greece
Sébastien Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia (F/F), at the wheel of the Polo R WRC, hold a 26.9-second after the second leg in Sweden.
The Ogier factor: Volkswagen leads the Rally Mexico after day two
With three races still to go, one single world championship point is all that stands between Volkswagen duo Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia and the Driver and Co-Driver titles.