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A morning loop implosion from Hyundai on day two of the World Rally Championship's maiden Croatian event handed the lead to Toyota's defending series champion Sebastien Ogier.
The first day of Rally Croatia’s debut on the World Rally Championship calendar brought a marathon eight stages, early drama and a three-way battle for the lead, with the Hyundai of Thierry Neuville holding a slender overnight advantage.
Hyundai’s Ott Tanak claimed an assured victory on the Arctic Rally to kickstart his 2021 World Rally Championship campaign, beating the Toyota of 20-year-old Kalle Rovanpera – who becomes the youngest-ever leader of the WRC drivers’ championship.
Day two of the Arctic Rally, the second round of the World Rally Championship, came to a close with Hyundai’s Ott Tanak sitting serenely atop the standings going into the quick-fire final day.
Ott Tanak has extended his lead in the Arctic Rally, round two of the World Rally Championship, after claiming two wins out of the three stages on the morning loop in his Hyundai.
Britain’s Elfyn Evans holds the overnight lead in Monte Carlo as Toyota seized the initiative on the opening round of this year’s World Rally Championship.
Sebastien Ogier closed the final full day of Rally Monza on the cusp of his seventh World Rally Championship title after Elfyn Evans crashed out.
Hyundai’s Dani Sordo holds the overnight lead at the end of the first full day of Rally Monza, the title-deciding round of the 2020 World Rally Championship.
Hyundai’s part-timer Dani Sordo won Rally Italia Sardegna, the sixth round of the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship, by 5.1 seconds ahead of his teammate Thierry Neuville.
Dani Sordo maintained his lead on a dramatic second day of Rally Italia Sardegna, the sixth round of this year’s FIA World Rally Championship, ahead of title protagonists Sebastien Ogier and Thierry Neuville.
Thierry Neuville holds the lead for Hyundai at the end of the second day of Rally Turkey, delivering some searing stage times as he bids to stay in the race for this year’s FIA World Rally Championship title.
Nine-time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb holds the overnight lead in Turkey for the fifth round of the Covid-shortened 2020 season.
Hyundai driver Ott Tanak scored victory in his home WRC event in Estonia to revitalise his title bid heading into the final three rounds of the season.
A 10-stage marathon on the first full day in Estonia saw the Hyundais of Ott Tanak and Craig Breen take control of the fourth round of the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship.
Sebastien Ogier took his first WRC win as a Toyota driver on this weekend’s truncated Rally Mexico, the third round of the 2020 season.
Three different drivers won the trio of stages that formed Saturday’s morning loop on the World Rally Championship’s visit to Mexico, but overnight leader Sebastien Ogier continues to hold a secure lead.
Six-time World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier ended the first full day of Rally Mexico at the top of the leaderboard after a supremely assured performance in the mountains outside Guanajuato.
Six-time World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier put his stamp on Rally Mexico with an assured first loop of stages in the mountains outside Guanajuato on Friday morning.
Joint WRC points leader Thierry Neuville stunned a capacity crowd on the historic streets of Guanajuato to take the overnight lead at the start of this year’s Rally Mexico.
Elfyn Evans has built up a lead of almost eight seconds over his Toyota World Rally Championship teammate Kalle Rovanpera following the opening loop of stages on Rally Sweden.
Thierry Neuville has taken victory ahead of Sebastien Ogier in a thrilling end to the 2020 WRC season-opening Monte Carlo Rally.
Toyota WRC driver Elfyn Evans has maintained his Monte Carlo Rally lead, while Thierry Neuville had a dominant afternoon in his Hyundai i20.
Thierry Neuville dominated the second stage of the Monte Carlo Rally as he outperformed his new Hyundai World Rally Championship teammate Ott Tanak and Toyota's Sebastien Ogier.
Toyota’s Ott Tanak has won the World Rally Championship title with one round to spare with second place on Rally Catalunya, as Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville took victory.
Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville heads the Rally of Spain by 21.5 seconds, but WRC points leader Ott Tanak has surged into the top three in place of Sebastien Loeb.
Dani Sordo leads Thierry Neuville in a Hyundai one-two in Rally Catalunya as defending WRC champion Sebastien Ogier’s title hopes took a battering.
Two-time World Rally champion Carlos Sainz won the penultimate stage of the Morocco Rally on Tuesday, as Giniel de Villiers took advantage of Nasser Al-Attiyah’s troubles to surge into the overall lead.
Two-time World Rally champion Carlos Sainz won the third stage of Morocco Rally on Monday, while Nasser Al-Attiyah finished second to retain the overall lead.
Nasser Al-Attiyah continues to lead the Morocco Rally after Stage 2, while Toyota stablemate Fernando Alonso recovered from Saturday’s punctures to propel himself inside the top 10.
Nasser Al-Attiyah holds the top spot in the Morocco Rally after the conclusion of the first stage on Saturday, as Fernando Alonso’s first true cross-country rally got off to a rocky start.
Toyota's Ott Tanak continues to lead Rally GB on Saturday afternoon, as Thierry Neuville scored two stage wins to take second place from World Rally Championship title rival Sebastien Ogier.
World Rally Championship points leader Ott Tanak has edged further ahead of chief rival Sebastien Ogier on Rally GB, but Elfyn Evans dominated the Saturday morning loop for M-Sport.
Ott Tanak stormed into the lead of Wales Rally GB on the pair of Friday night stages, leaping from fourth to first while erstwhile leader and Toyota teammate Kris Meeke went backwards.
Ott Tanak leads a Toyota 1-2-3 on Rally Germany heading into Sunday as World Rally Championship rival Sebastien Ogier joined Thierry Neuville in suffering a puncture on the iconic Panzerplatte test.
Toyota driver Ott Tanak extended his WRC points lead by easing to Rally Finland victory for a second year in a row, comfortably ahead of nearest challenger Esapekka Lappi.