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OGIER TRIUMPHS IN TURKEY

2019-09-15T21:41:10+00:00September 15, 2019|

SÉBASTIEN Ogier headed a Citroën 1-2 finish at Rally Turkey on Sunday afternoon to boost his hopes of a seventh-straight FIA World Rally Championship. PHOTO: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool The Frenchman finished 34.7sec ahead of Esapekka Lappi after more than 300km of rocky mountain road stages to claim his first victory since March and [...]

OGIER HEADS CITROËN 1-2 BY 0.2SEC IN TURKEY

2019-09-15T09:11:14+00:00September 15, 2019|

SÉBASTIEN Ogier held a slender 0.2sec lead over Citroën racing teammate Esapekka Lappi at Rally Turkey on Saturday night after a disastrous day for WRC title rivals Ott Tänak and Thierry Neuville. PHOTO: Sébastien Ogier powers across the picturesque but rocky stages near Marmaris on his way to the lead in Rally Turkey (Jaanus Ree/Red [...]

LAPPI, OGIER 1-2 FOR CITROËN AFTER RUGGED DAY IN TURKEY

2019-09-14T07:03:16+00:00September 14, 2019|

ESAPEKKA Lappi headed a Citroën Racing 1-2 at Rally Turkey as a topsy-turvy opening leg gave fresh impetus to WRC title challengers Sebastien Ogier and Thierry Neuville on Friday. PHOTO: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool Lappi ended a long and tough day, in which the elements threw all they could at the competitors, with a [...]

CAUTION ON THE CARDS FOR TÄNAK IN TURKEY

2019-09-12T17:11:25+00:00September 12, 2019|

AFTER four wins from the past five FIA World Rally Championship rounds, Ott Tänak starts Rally Turkey today as favourite to repeat last year’s victory and close on his first title. PHOTO: A cautious approach to Turkey's brutal conditions brought Ott Tänak victory in 2018 (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool pic) Tänak’s purple patch of [...]

TÄNAK WIN IGNITES WRC TITLE FIGHT

2018-09-17T01:04:15+00:00September 17, 2018|

PATIENCE paid dividends for Ott Tänak as he claimed a third consecutive FIA World Rally Championship victory in Turkey on Sunday afternoon to further ignite his title bid. The Estonian quickly realised he did not have the speed to match his rivals at Rally Turkey and settled for a more cautious pace in the searing [...]

TÄNAK ON THE VERGE OF WRC HAT-TRICK IN TURKEY

2018-09-16T01:12:45+00:00September 16, 2018|

OTT Tänak could be on his way to a third-straight win in the FIA World Rally Championship and a boosted chance at the drivers’ title after an unprecedented Saturday of drama at Rally Turkey. The Estonian, winner of Rally Finland and Rally Germany, finished the day’s eight stages 13.1 seconds ahead of Toyota teammate Jari-Matti [...]

TÄNAK LEADS DRAMATIC RALLY TURKEY

2018-09-15T23:14:24+00:00September 15, 2018|

OTT Tänak led Rally Turkey as drama followed drama on Saturday’s afternoon loop. PHOTO: Craig Breen's Citroën C3 was destroyed by fire during a dramatic Saturday in Turkey (WRC+ All Live pic) Andreas Mikkelsen watched his lead disappear as a suspected transmission problem slowed his Hyundai i20, while Sébastien Ogier’s sterling efforts to repair his [...]

NEUVILLE EDGES OGIER FOR SHOCK LEAD IN TURKEY

2018-09-15T04:10:08+00:00September 15, 2018|

WRC title rivals Thierry Neuville and Sébastien Ogier were separated by 0.3 seconds for the lead of Rally Turkey after a gripping and surprising opening leg on Friday. PHOTO: Thierry Neuville leads in Turkey by 0.3 sec. (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull pic) Championship leader Neuville held the edge in his Hyundai i20 over world champion Ogier’s [...]