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Ott Tanak

Ott Tanak

1987-10-15 (age 32)


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Tanak keen to capitalise on Estonia home advantage

Ott Tanak says the resumption of the WRC season in his Estonian homeland in September is the perfect opportunity to reignite his title defence with new employer Hyundai.

Sweden WRC: Evans ends Saturday on cusp of win

Toyota's Elfyn Evans is closing in on his second WRC win as he leads Rally Sweden by 17.2 seconds to Ott Tanak.

Sweden WRC: Evans in control with two stages left Rally Sweden
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Sweden WRC: Evans in control with two stages left

Toyota’s Elfyn Evans has extended his Rally Sweden lead to 16.9 seconds after winning all three of Saturday morning’s stages.

Sweden WRC: Evans leads Tanak after Friday stages

Toyota’s Elfyn Evans remains in control of Rally Sweden at the end of the opening day after coming through the rescheduled Torsby Sprint stage.

Sweden WRC: Evans takes early lead as Rovanpera shines

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.

Tanak "learned a very good lesson" from Monte crash

Ott Tanak says he has “learned a very good lesson” and needs to “focus more than ever” on Rally Sweden, after crashing out of his Hyundai World Rally Championship debut.

Tanak escapes massive crash in Monte Carlo rally

Reigning World Rally champion Ott Tanak has crashed out of the 2020 Monte Carlo Rally on his Hyundai debut, after a spectacular high-speed off on Friday morning.

Hyundai launches 2020 WRC challenger

Hyundai has revealed the 2020-spec i20 Coupe WRC with which Ott Tanak will attempt to defend his 2019 title.

Top Stories of 2019, #7: Citroen quits amid WRC shake-up

In at number seven in our Top Stories countdown is Citroen's decision to quit the World Rally Championship, and the 2020 driver market madness that preceded its announcement.

Ogier has no interest in reasons for Tanak's Toyota exit

Sebastien Ogier says he has no interest in speculating about the breakdown of Ott Tanak's relationship with Tommi Makinen's team.

Dec 8, 2019

Autosport Awards: Tanak named Rally Driver of the Year

The 2019 Autosport Awards has kicked off with World Rally champion Ott Tanak winning the Rally Driver of the Year accolade.

Tanak has "no doubts" after first Hyundai test

Reigning World Rally champion Ott Tanak says he has "no doubts" he can fight to defend his crown with Hyundai after testing the i20 Coupe WRC this week.

The inside story of Tanak's shock Hyundai switch Prime

The inside story of Tanak's shock Hyundai switch

All signs pointed to new World Rally champion Ott Tanak enjoying a long alliance with powerhouse team Toyota, but a late U-turn now has him at Hyundai for 2020. This is the story of how Tanak and Toyota ended up divorcing just at their greatest moment.

WRC champion Tanak's Hyundai switch announced

Hyundai Motorsport has confirmed Ott Tanak will join its team for the 2020 World Rally Championship season.

Tanak exit could trigger Toyota bid for Ogier

After new champion Ott Tanak’s shock move to Hyundai, the biggest question surrounding the 2020 WRC season is whether Toyota will move to sign Sebastien Ogier.

Neuville would welcome Tanak at Hyundai in 2020

Thierry Neuville says he would welcome new World Rally champion Ott Tanak as a teammate at Hyundai in 2020.

Tanak: Tortuous career helped me seal WRC title

Ott Tanak says he channelled the difficulties of his rollercoaster WRC career so far into his title-clinching Rally of Spain drive.

Catalunya WRC: Tanak crowned champion as Neuville wins

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.

Catalunya WRC: Neuville stretches lead, Tanak into third

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.

Tanak to leave Toyota for Hyundai in shock 2020 move

World Rally Championship leader Ott Tanak has signed for Hyundai and will drive alongside his current title rival Thierry Neuville in the 2020 season.

Meeke ahead of Latvala in race for 2020 Toyota seat

Kris Meeke is edging ahead of Jari-Matti Latvala in the race to stay at Toyota for the 2020 World Rally Championship due to his greater consistency.

Rally GB WRC: Tanak extends points lead with win

Ott Tanak has strengthened his WRC title bid with victory on Rally GB, scoring a maximum 30 points by topping the Power Stage.

Rally GB WRC: Tanak stays in lead, Neuville rises to second

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.

Rally GB WRC: Tanak extends lead as Evans dominates

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.