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The key weapon WRC teams are scrambling to secure

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The key weapon WRC teams are scrambling to secure
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Aug 26, 2019, 1:35 PM

Ott Tanak finds himself at the centre of the most exciting driver market in the World Rally Championship for years, with nearly every major player in the service park desperate to secure his signature for 2020 and beyond

It's an exciting time in the World Rally Championship. With the driver market in a state of flux, three top drivers representing three different manufacturers and an impending switch to hybrid power for 2020, there isn't a dull moment in the service park.

Not since Volkswagen's shock withdrawal after 'dieselgate' in 2016 left Sebastien Ogier out on the kerb has a driver been in such high demand as Ott Tanak is right now - making him the key weapon in the WRC who could affect the next decade of the championship.

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Author Jack Benyon