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Ott Tanak leads a Toyota 1-2-3 on Rally Germany heading into Sunday as World Rally Championship rival Sebastien Ogier joined Thierry Neuville in suffering a puncture on the iconic Panzerplatte test.
Toyota driver Ott Tanak extended his WRC points lead by easing to Rally Finland victory for a second year in a row, comfortably ahead of nearest challenger Esapekka Lappi.
WRC leader Ott Tanak built a comfortable 13.8-second lead on Rally Finland after Toyota teammates Jari-Matti Latvala and Kris Meeke hit trouble on Saturday's morning loop.
Toyota WRC driver Jari-Matti Latvala has moved into the lead of Rally Finland after an ultra-close Friday afternoon loop that left the top four split by just 2.6 seconds.
Toyota’s Ott Tanak is within touching distance of victory on Rally Portugal, as Kris Meeke dropped behind World Rally Championship rival Thierry Neuville with a costly spin.
Toyota’s Ott Tanak clung onto the lead of Rally Portugal over Kris Meeke and Thierry Neuville, as both he and teammate Jari-Matti Latvala suffered damper issues.
Toyota’s dominance of the WRC's Rally Portugal continued on Saturday morning, but Jari-Matti Latvala has sliced rally leader Ott Tanak’s advantage to just 5.1 seconds.
Ott Tanak wrapped up his second WRC victory of the season on Rally Chile, while new championship leader Sebastien Ogier successfully held Sebastien Loeb at bay for second.
Ott Tanak continues to lead his WRC rivals on Rally Chile, though his Toyota teammate Jari-Matti Latvala retired from third with technical issues on Saturday’s final stage.
Toyota’s Ott Tanak edged further ahead of reigning World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier on the Saturday morning loop of Rally Chile, while Thierry Neuville rolled out of the podium battle.
TVS Racing rider Adrien Metge led the Desert Storm rally from start to finish to take an emphatic five-minute victory over Hero MotoSports rival CS Santosh.
Toyota’s Ott Tanak leads the way after the opening three stages of the WRC’s inaugural Rally Chile, heading Sebastien Ogier and Thierry Neuville after a challenging first morning.
Thierry Neuville appears set for a second WRC victory of the season with three stages of Rally Argentina remaining, leading a Hyundai 1-2 by 45 seconds from Andreas Mikkelsen.
Toyota’s Ott Tanak closed in Rally Argentina leader Thierry Neuville with a pair of World Rally Championship stage wins, while Sebastien Ogier and Kris Meeke both went backwards with issues.
WRC points leader Thierry Neuville has moved into the lead of Rally Argentina, the Hyundai driver aided by a spin for erstwhile leader Ott Tanak late on.
Kris Meeke moved into the lead of Rally Argentina with an early stage win aboard his Toyota Yaris WRC, ahead of Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville.
Thierry Neuville will take a lead of 4.5 seconds over Elfyn Evans into Sunday as the Tour of Corsica turned on its head.
Sebastien Ogier scored his second victory of the 2019 WRC season in Mexico, while points leader Ott Tanak overhauled Elfyn Evans on the final day of running to finish second.
Sebastien Ogier increased his Rally Mexico lead further on Saturday afternoon, while second-placed Elfyn Evans came under intense pressure from a charging Ott Tanak.
Sebastien Ogier survived a chaotic Saturday morning to remain in the lead of Rally Mexico, the Citroen man retaking first place after briefly falling behind Kris Meeke.
Citroen’s Sebastien Ogier has inherited first place on Rally Mexico after Friday morning WRC leader Andreas Mikkelsen was forced to retire on the El Chocolate stage.
Hyundai's Andreas Mikkelsen has taken an early lead on Rally Mexico, while his World Rally Championship teammate Thierry Neuville suffered a puncture and sits only ninth.
Toyota's Ott Tanak holds a comfortable Rally Sweden lead with one stage remaining, while Andrea Mikkelsen plummeted from second to fourth on a terrible final morning.
Andreas Mikkelsen and Esapekka Lappi are tied for second place on Rally Sweden with three stages remaining, as Ott Tanak continues to lead the way.
Ott Tanak has extended his Rally Sweden lead to nearly a minute, while a three-way fight for second place has emerged between Andreas Mikkelsen, Esapekka Lappi and Thierry Neuville.
Teemu Suninen leads a World Rally Championship event for the first time on Rally Sweden, as nearest rival Jari-Matti Latvala became stuck in a snowbank on Friday’s final stage.
Sebastien Ogier defeated Thierry Neuville in a breathtaking end to the 2019 World Rally Championship season-opening Monte Carlo Rally.
Sebastien Ogier kept a chasing Thierry Neuville at bay during Saturday afternoon’s loop of Monte Carlo Rally stages, as Sebastien Loeb moved up into third place.
World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier continues to hold Thierry Neuville at bay for the lead of the Monte Carlo Rally, edging out a 5.3s gap after Saturday’s first two stages.
Sebastien Ogier leads Thierry Neuville at the head of the Monte Carlo Rally order, but Ott Tanak dropped out of the fight on Friday afternoon after picking up a puncture.
Toyota driver Ott Tanak leads the WRC-opening Monte Carlo Rally, while Kris Meeke and Sebastien Loeb both starred early before hitting problems.
Jari-Matti Latvala leads Rally Australia after his Toyota teammate Ott Tanak went off the road on Sunday morning, while Sebastien Ogier remains favourite for the WRC title.
Jari-Matti Latvala became the fourth different leader on Rally Catalunya after the Saturday stages, as the Toyota driver chases his first World Rally Championship victory in 20 months.
Rally Catalunya turned on its head during the Saturday morning stages, as a puncture for World Rally Championship title hopeful Ott Tanak gifted the lead to Hyundai’s Dani Sordo.
Toyota’s Ott Tanak continued to be the dominant force on Rally Catalyuna during the Friday afternoon stages, as he chases his fourth World Rally Championship victory in five events.
With just two hours to go, Renger van der Zande, Jordan Taylor and Ryan Hunter-Reay have worked the Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac into the lead, but GM’s GT Le Mans title hopes took a huge hit with a shunt for Antonio Garcia’s Corvette.
The Penske Team Acura of Graham Rahal, Helio Castroneves and Ricky Taylor is leading at Road Atlanta just ahead the #77 Mazda and the recovering #22 ESM Nissan.
Action Express Racing’s #31 Cadillac is leading at Road Atlanta, pursued hard by Helio Castroneves in the sole surviving Acura Team Penske ARX-05.
ESM Nissan’s Pipo Derani initially held on to his pole-winning advantage at the start of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar championship finale, staving off the Mazdas, but picked up a right-rear puncture.
World Rally Championship title hopeful Ott Tanak has extended his Rally GB lead after the Saturday morning stages, while Sebastien Ogier continued to jump up the order.