Four-time world rally champion Sebastien Ogier made it clear he wants to close the question about the winner in the season 2017 at the stage in the UK, which will be held October 26-29.
After two consecutive retirements, Thierry Neuville, a Frenchman divorced from the Belgian on 38 points. Now his closest pursuer is a partner M-Sport, Ott Tanak, conceding 37 points. If in Wales, Ogier will maintain such margin or lose more than ten points ahead to win the fifth title.
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For several years New Zealand was trying to return to the calendar of the world rally championship, but so far without success.
New Zealand for 30 years took the stage of the world championship, 2009, alternated with Australia and after 2012, many of them left the calendar.
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The talk about the return of the new Zealand stage appear almost every year, but, alas, the more never comes, and it’s a given that this is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. The only new Zealander in the world championship Hayden Paddon has shown...
The Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville has acknowledged that the Rally Spain lost the chance to win the championship in 2017.
Another two stages ago, the Belgian had shared the first place in the championship with Sebastien Ogier, but the two vanishing in a row dropped him far back. In the UK and Australia will be played on 60 more points, but Thierry has no illusions and believes that to win 38 points would be impossible.
Kris Meeke is going to win the Rally Spain, the gathering of Thierry Neuville
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The Citroen driver Kris Meeke took his second win of the season 2017 and the fifth in his career, in dominant style after winning Rally Spain.
Irish took the lead at mid-race on Saturday and every following dopom increasingly broke away from sébastien Ogier. Winning five of six special stages Sunday, Mick secured the win with an advantage of 28 seconds.
Given the fact that after the triumph at Rally Mexico, which took place in early March, Chris only twice in eight races getting to the finish (18th in Argentina and 8 in Finland) and was excluded from participation in Poland, this result...
Citroen driver Kris Meeke has consolidated its leadership in the staging table of the Rally Spain after the passage of the morning stages of the final day of competition.
Meeke was fastest on all three SU, and managed to increase a separation from the nearest pursuer to 23.9 seconds. In second place in the Protocol is Sebastien Ogier, who is ahead of his teammate M-Sport Ott Tanaka 1.8 seconds.
Failure on the 16th SU befell the Hyundai pilot Thierry Neuville: at its i20, the Belgian hit a rock, causing the car suffered serious damage in the area of steering. Note that as a result of...
The Citroen driver Kris Meeke holds the lead after two days of Rally Spain, 13 seconds ahead of nearest rival Sebastien Ogier.
The Irishman came to the first position during the morning section of the Saturday and stayed ahead after dinner, despite the fact that have not won a single stage. Ogier, on the contrary, during the day of the section three times in a row showed the best time, but to come closer to Miku couldn’t and ahead only 1.5 seconds of team-mate at M-Sport Ott tyanaka.
Racer Toyota Juho Hanninen demonstrated impressive progress during the day, rising from eighth to...
Citroen driver Kris Meeke intercepted an intermediate first place after nine special stages of Rally Spain.
Gravel day in Catalunya, the Briton finished third, but thanks to the successful completion of the morning route has managed to become a leader.
Mick ahead of his competitors, which are representatives of M-Sport’s Ott Tanak and Sebastien Ogier by 13 seconds.
The fourth is Hyundai driver Dani Sordo, while the fifth place is the former leader of the Rally Spain Andreas Mikkelsen. Norwegians, like all pilots Hyundai, had problems with understeer i20 on the asphalt areas.
Rookie Hyundai Andreas Mikkelsen completed the first day of the Rally Spain at the top of the General classification.
The Norwegian took leadership on the morning of the section. After SS5 it skipped ahead of Mads Ostberg on the private car by Ford, which fell behind by 0.3 seconds, but the next stage is again at the head of the rally. By the end of the day the advantage Mikkelsen was 1.4 seconds.
“Good day, commented Mikkelsen. – I feel confident behind the wheel. I really like this car!”
The closest rival racer Hyundai has become the championship leader Sebastien Ogier....
Newcomer Hyundai Andreas Mikkelsen takes the first place in the opening three special stages of the Rally Spain.
On the first and second SU, the Norwegian was sixth, but a magnificent third SU brought him the lead.
“The morning competition went well for us – quoted AUTOSPORT.com Mikkelsen. – Before a long period, I made some adjustments to his machine, and it helped. I got better and better feel the car.”
Andreas just 0.6 seconds ahead of his compatriot Mads Ostberg in a private Ford Fiesta.
The overall leader of the season-2017 Sebastien Ogier is in third place with a...
The pilot M-Sport sébastien Ogier showed the best time on the results of the shakedown of Rally Spain.
The overall leader of the season-2017 Ogier overcame a training session at 2.05,2. Sebastien was ahead by 0.3 seconds Chris Mick from Citroen.
Newcomer Hyundai’s Andreas Mikkelsen took third place and his team mate Dani Sordo shared the fourth line of the Protocol with the Ott Tanaka.
For Estonians in the results table located Jari-Matti Latvala and Mads Ostberg.
Thierry Neuville, who is the closest rival Ogier in the overall standings, settled for eighth position. Added top-ten...