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Indo-French squad Sherco TVS registered its second consecutive victory in Baja Aragon after Michael Metge dominated the two-day Spanish rally from start to finish.
Team Champions’ Dean Mascarenhas claimed victory in the opening round of the Indian National Rally Championship, while factory Mahindra driver Gaurav Gill put on a charging display to claim the final spot on the podium.
Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Dani Sordo sensationally won Rally Italy, as Toyota’s Ott Tanak lost his power steering on the final stage of the rally.
Hyundai’s Dani Sordo is expected to inherit the lead of the World Rally Championship's Rally Italy round when nominal times from a stage cancellation are finalised.
Toyota’s Jari-Matti Latvala leads Rally Italy by 2.8seconds over teammate Ott Tanak, as World Rally Championship leader Sebastien Ogier retired with broken suspension.
Citroen‘s Sebastien Ogier has established an early 0.1 second lead on the World Rally Championship Rally Italy over teammate Esapekka Lappi after the opening superspecial on Thursday night.
Ott Tanak took an early lead on Rally Argentina, winning the Villa Carlos Paz superspecial by 1.6 seconds from Sebastien Ogier.
Nasser Al-Attiyah and Adrien van Beveren confirmed their overall victories in SxS and bikes respectively on the Merzouga Rally in Morocco.
For the first time in Morocco’s Merzouga Rally, Dakar winner Nasser Al-Attiyah did not win a stage and Spaniards Jose Antonio Hinojo and Javier Blanco prevailed on stage four.
Adrien Van Beveren (Yamaha) extended his lead in the Merzouga Rally after his nearest rival, Michael Metge, broke the engine of his Sherco TVS on stage three of the Moroccan event.
Yamaha's works rider Adrien Van Beveren set the fastest time on the opening stage of the 2019 Merzouga Rally, while Dakar winner Nasser Al-Attiyah prevailed in the SxS class.
Michael Metge and Nasser Al-Attiyah lead the way after the first kilometers of the Merzouga Rally 2019.
Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville took a dramatic WRC win on the Tour of Corsica as Elfyn Evans' M-Sport Fiesta suffered a puncture on the final stage.
Younus Ilyas emerged victorious in the curtain-raising round of the Indian National Rally Championship in Bengaluru after staving off a late challenge from chief rival Dean Mascarenhas.