Rally Chile (2019)
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Toyota WRC driver Kris Meeke lost his eighth place in Rally Chile after being hit with a one-minute penalty for changing his windscreen in a time control.
Ott Tanak wrapped up his second WRC victory of the season on Rally Chile, while new championship leader Sebastien Ogier successfully held Sebastien Loeb at bay for second.
Ott Tanak continues to lead his WRC rivals on Rally Chile, though his Toyota teammate Jari-Matti Latvala retired from third with technical issues on Saturday’s final stage.
Hyundai initially feared that WRC points leader Thierry Neuville might have broken his leg in a high speed Rally Chile crash.
Toyota’s Ott Tanak edged further ahead of reigning World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier on the Saturday morning loop of Rally Chile, while Thierry Neuville rolled out of the podium battle.
WRC points leader Thierry Neuville was given the green light to start a stage too early, forcing Rally Chile organisers to red flag the Belgian’s attempt at SS2 on Thursday.
Toyota’s Ott Tanak leads the way after the opening three stages of the WRC’s inaugural Rally Chile, heading Sebastien Ogier and Thierry Neuville after a challenging first morning.
A policeman was hospitalized overnight following a bizarre motorbike incident during Thursday’s shakedown test for the World Rally Championship’s inaugural Rally Chile.