Kris Meeke became the winner of Rally Mexico

Крис Мик стал победителем Ралли Мексика

Citroen driver Kris Meeke won the Rally Mexico, despite the fact that at the last stage of the competition made nervous by their fans.

Before the final SU Chris had a comfortable lead over Sebastien Ogier – he won the current world champion for more than 40 seconds.

However, in the Power Stage severoirlandtsev off the road. He was forced to return to the race distance, maneuvering between parked cars. During this adventure, Mick lost more than 20 seconds, but this failure did not cost him the overall victory.

In the final minutes of Chris ahead of Ogier at 13.8 seconds, and the Frenchman, in turn, regained the lead in the overall standings.

“I am disappointed by your last mistake,’ admitted the Briton. – We are just very lucky.

I tried to quickly get back on the road, because we understand that we can still win.

Importantly, we demonstrated the potential of the Citroen C3, having won the first Victoria. I am delighted with this victory and proud of the team”.

Крис Мик стал победителем Ралли Мексика
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On the Power Stage was the best of Thierry Neuville. In the final table of the Rally Mexico, he was third, losing Miku almost one minute. Recall that this is the first rally in 2017, which the Belgian managed to finish: earlier in Monte Carlo and Sweden, he invariably stopped the fight Saturday as championship leader.

Fourth after stage in Mexico, became a partner of Ogier and M-Sport’s Ott Tanak. More than a minute Estonians lost another representative of Hyundai’s Hayden Paddon.

The winner of the Swedish stage Jari-Matti Latvala was able to minimize the loss in the glasses, finishing the competition in sixth place. Now in the overall standings Latvala Ogier behind by eight points.

His compatriot and teammate Juho Hanninen Toyota was satisfied with a final seventh position, and rounded out the top ten Dani Sordo, Elfyn Evans and Pontus of Tidemand.

The final results
POS. Pilot Team/Car Time/RET.
1. Крис Мик стал победителем Ралли Мексика Kris Meeke Citroen Total Abu Dhabi 3:22.04,6
2. Крис Мик стал победителем Ралли Мексика Sebastien Ogier M-Sport Ford +13,8
3. Крис Мик стал победителем Ралли Мексика Thierry Neuville Hyundai +59,7
4. Крис Мик стал победителем Ралли Мексика Ott Tanak M-Sport Ford +2.18,3
5. Крис Мик стал победителем Ралли Мексика Hayden Paddon Hyundai +3.32,9
6. Крис Мик стал победителем Ралли Мексика Jari-Matti Latvala Toyota Gazoo Racing +4.40,3
7. Крис Мик стал победителем Ралли Мексика Juho Hanninen Toyota Gazoo Racing +5.06,2
8. Крис Мик стал победителем Ралли Мексика Dani Sordo Hyundai +5.22,7
9. Крис Мик стал победителем Ралли Мексика Elfyn Evans M-Sport Ford +8.41,8
10. Крис Мик стал победителем Ралли Мексика Pontus Of Tidemand Skoda +10.51,9

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