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TÄNAK AND TOYOTA TRIUMPH IN FINLAND

2018-07-29T22:17:24+00:00July 29, 2018|

OTT Tänak dominated Neste Rally Finland to secure his second FIA World Rally Championship victory of the season on Sunday afternoon. The Estonian tamed the fastest rally on the calendar in his Toyota Yaris, leading for virtually the entire distance of the four-day gravel road encounter to claim his first Finland success by 32.7sec. Mads [...]

ØSTBERG HEADS CITROËN 1-2 IN FINLAND WARM-UP

2018-07-26T22:41:20+00:00July 26, 2018|

MADS Østberg headed a 1-2 for Citroën’s upgraded C3 World Rally Car at Thursday morning’s Neste Rally Finland shakedown. The Norwegian stopped the clocks 0.6sec quicker than teammate Craig Breen through the hot and dry 4.26km Vesala stage close to the rally base in Jyväskylä. Hometown hero Jari-Matti Latvala completed the top three, a further [...]

OGIER AND NEUVILLE RESUME TITLE FIGHT IN FINLAND

2018-07-26T01:14:17+00:00July 26, 2018|

THIERRY Neuville and Sébastien Ogier resume their head-to-head title fight on Finland’s iconic roads this weekend as the FIA World Rally Championship enters a decisive phase. Neuville, chasing his maiden crown, won the final two rounds before the mid-season break to build a 27-point lead over five-time champion Ogier with six rallies remaining. Battle is [...]

TÄNAK WINS HOME EVENT IN FINLAND DRESS-REHEARSAL

2018-07-16T14:19:08+00:00July 16, 2018|

TOYOTA’S leading WRC driver Ott Tanak has staked his claim to win the team’s “home” event by taking a dress-rehearsal victory in his own country at the weekend. PHOTO: From left, Seb Marshall, Hayden Paddon, Ott Tänak, Martin Järveoja, Craig Breen and Scott Martin celebrate on the Rally Estonia podium (Hyundai pic) Tanak beat Hayden [...]

M-SPORT PROMISES MAXIMUM EFFORT FOR OGIER’S FINAL TITLE PUSH

2018-07-06T15:04:15+00:00July 6, 2018|

THREE weeks before the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship season resumes for its second half, Sébastien Ogier’s team boss has promised maximum effort to help the Frenchman beat Thierry Neuville to the drivers’ title. Neste Rally Finland on 26-29 July opens the final leg of the 13-round season and is expected to see the start [...]