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The key weapon WRC teams are scrambling to secure
Ott Tanak finds himself at the centre of the most exciting driver market in the World Rally Championship for years, with nearly every major player in the service park desperate to secure his signature for 2020 and beyond
It's an exciting time in the World Rally Championship. With the driver market in a state of flux, three top drivers representing three different manufacturers and an impending switch to hybrid power for 2020, there isn't a dull moment in the service park.
Not since Volkswagen's shock withdrawal after 'dieselgate' in 2016 left Sebastien Ogier out on the kerb has a driver been in such high demand as Ott Tanak is right now - making him the key weapon in the WRC who could affect the next decade of the championship.
Hyundai Motorsport boss Andrea Adamo was vocal in his criticism of his team's tyre choices on Rally Croatia and declared that he "had better move my ass and solve it". Doing so will be vital to getting Hyundai's 2021 WRC title hopes back on track, but finding the root of the problem won't be the work of a moment
Sebastien Ogier was already in an incredibly tight fight at Rally Croatia before a surprise collision with public road traffic at the start of the final day. But the defending champion held his nerve to take a narrow victory and create further World Rally Championship history
With all three major manufacturers committing to the World Rally Championship’s hybrid era from 2022, the future of the series is assured for now, but it could lead to trickier twists and turns further down the road
Ott Tanak made up for a disastrous Monte Carlo Rally by leading all the way on the snow-kissed stages of the Arctic Rally Finland and in the process hit back at an event Toyota had been expected to dominate…
With Rally GB dropping off the World Rally Championship calendar for the second year in a row, one of Britain's best-attended sporting events faces an uncertain future. It's an unfortunate situation that points to troubling times ahead
Germany WRC: Tanak wins, Toyota locks out podium
M-Sport hopes Ford can aid its bid to sign Tanak