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Neuville stuns on final day to take WRC Rallye Monte Carlo

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Thierry Neuville delivered a stunning final day drive to score his first Rallye Monte-Carlo victory on Sunday – 12 months after missing out in the event’s closest-ever finish. The Belgian won all four final-leg speed tests in the mountains above Monaco to charge from third, sealing a perfect weekend with maximum bonus points after winning […]

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Evans leads going into Monte Carlo final day thriller

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ELFYN EVANS FINISHED SATURDAY’S PENULTIMATE LEG OF RALLYE MONTE-CARLO WITH A NARROW LEAD AFTER A GRIPPING SEE-SAW BATTLE WITH TEAM-MATE SÉBASTIEN OGIER IN THE FRENCH ALPS. The Toyota Yaris debutants swapped the lead on three occasions before Evans ended with a 4.9sec advantage over Ogier, with Thierry Neuville hot on their heels in his Hyundai […]

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A tight WRC fight after Monte Carlo Friday action

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Rallye Monte-Carlo master Sébastien Ogier moved into position for a seventh consecutive victory after snatching a slender lead in the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship’s season-opener on Friday night. The Frenchman, making his Toyota Yaris debut, ended the first full day’s competition with a 1.2sec advantage over Elfyn Evans after demoting his team-mate in the […]

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Neuville stuns on opening stages

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Belgian rockets into the lead ahead of Ogier and Tänak at season opener. A sensational time through Thursday night’s second speed test rocketed Thierry Neuville into the lead of Rallye Monte-Carlo after the opening loop of stages in the French Alps. The Hyundai i20 driver headed Sébastien Ogier’s Toyota Yaris by 19.1sec when the cars […]

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Ogier tops first shakedown of WRC season

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Sébastien Ogier made the best possible start to his Toyota Gazoo Racing career by topping the shakedown times at the FIA World Rally Championship’s season-opening Rallye Monte-Carlo on Thursday afternoon. Ogier, who moved to the Japanese manufacturer after his run of six consecutive world titles came to an end last season, was fastest out of […]

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OC Veiby joins Gryazin as Hyundai confirms WRC2 campaign

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HYUNDAI MOTORSPORT N HAS CONFIRMED A TWO-CAR TEAM IN THIS SEASON’S WRC 2 CATEGORY FOR OLE CHRISTIAN VEIBY AND NIKOLAY GRYAZIN. Both Norwegian Veiby and Russian Gryazin will compete in at least eight rounds of the championship in updated i20 R5 cars, beginning with next week’s season-opening Rallye Monte-Carlo (23 – 27 January). The Estonian-based […]

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WRC season to kick off this week

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A new season of the FIA World Rally Championship kicks off with a reshuffled pack of drivers taking on the oldest, demanding and one of the most famous events on the calendar: Rallye Monte-Carlo (January 23-26). Winter weather can make for unpredictable conditions on the asphalt roads in the French Alps. As a result, the […]