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Sebastien Ogier scored his second victory of the 2019 WRC season in Mexico, while points leader Ott Tanak overhauled Elfyn Evans on the final day of running to finish second.
Sebastien Ogier increased his Rally Mexico lead further on Saturday afternoon, while second-placed Elfyn Evans came under intense pressure from a charging Ott Tanak.
Sebastien Ogier survived a chaotic Saturday morning to remain in the lead of Rally Mexico, the Citroen man retaking first place after briefly falling behind Kris Meeke.
Citroen’s Sebastien Ogier has inherited first place on Rally Mexico after Friday morning WRC leader Andreas Mikkelsen was forced to retire on the El Chocolate stage.
Hyundai's Andreas Mikkelsen has taken an early lead on Rally Mexico, while his World Rally Championship teammate Thierry Neuville suffered a puncture and sits only ninth.
Toyota's Ott Tanak holds a comfortable Rally Sweden lead with one stage remaining, while Andrea Mikkelsen plummeted from second to fourth on a terrible final morning.
Andreas Mikkelsen and Esapekka Lappi are tied for second place on Rally Sweden with three stages remaining, as Ott Tanak continues to lead the way.
Ott Tanak has extended his Rally Sweden lead to nearly a minute, while a three-way fight for second place has emerged between Andreas Mikkelsen, Esapekka Lappi and Thierry Neuville.
Teemu Suninen leads a World Rally Championship event for the first time on Rally Sweden, as nearest rival Jari-Matti Latvala became stuck in a snowbank on Friday’s final stage.
Sebastien Ogier defeated Thierry Neuville in a breathtaking end to the 2019 World Rally Championship season-opening Monte Carlo Rally.
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Sebastien Ogier kept a chasing Thierry Neuville at bay during Saturday afternoon’s loop of Monte Carlo Rally stages, as Sebastien Loeb moved up into third place.
World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier continues to hold Thierry Neuville at bay for the lead of the Monte Carlo Rally, edging out a 5.3s gap after Saturday’s first two stages.
Sebastien Ogier leads Thierry Neuville at the head of the Monte Carlo Rally order, but Ott Tanak dropped out of the fight on Friday afternoon after picking up a puncture.
Toyota driver Ott Tanak leads the WRC-opening Monte Carlo Rally, while Kris Meeke and Sebastien Loeb both starred early before hitting problems.
Jari-Matti Latvala leads Rally Australia after his Toyota teammate Ott Tanak went off the road on Sunday morning, while Sebastien Ogier remains favourite for the WRC title.
Jari-Matti Latvala became the fourth different leader on Rally Catalunya after the Saturday stages, as the Toyota driver chases his first World Rally Championship victory in 20 months.
Rally Catalunya turned on its head during the Saturday morning stages, as a puncture for World Rally Championship title hopeful Ott Tanak gifted the lead to Hyundai’s Dani Sordo.
Toyota’s Ott Tanak continued to be the dominant force on Rally Catalyuna during the Friday afternoon stages, as he chases his fourth World Rally Championship victory in five events.
With just two hours to go, Renger van der Zande, Jordan Taylor and Ryan Hunter-Reay have worked the Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac into the lead, but GM’s GT Le Mans title hopes took a huge hit with a shunt for Antonio Garcia’s Corvette.