Ogier holds Neuville at bay in tight Italy battle

Ogier holds Neuville at bay in tight Italy battle

Sebastien Ogier maintained a slim lead on Rally Italy ahead of World Rally Championship rival Thierry Neuville at the end of Saturday, taking a 3.9-second advantage into the deciding day.

Ogier and Neuville 3.9 seconds apart in Sardinia

Ogier and Neuville 3.9 seconds apart in Sardinia

World champion Sebastien Ogier and Belgian title rival Thierry Neuville were locked in a tight battle after the penultimate leg of the Rally of Italy in Sardinia on Saturday.

Latvala retires from WRC Rally Italy battle

Latvala retires from WRC Rally Italy battle

Jari-Matti Latvala has lost third place on Rally Italy, after a technical problem forced him to retire his Toyota despite the World Rally Championship's Saturday stages having already been completed.

Neuville closes on Ogier's Rally Italy lead

Neuville closes on Ogier's Rally Italy lead

The charging Hyundai of Thierry Neuville cut his World Rally Championship rival Sebastien Ogier's Rally Italy lead down to only 1.3 seconds on Sunday morning, with just two stages remaining.

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Neuville closes on Ogier's Rally Italy lead
WRC Rally Italy

Neuville closes on Ogier's Rally Italy lead

The charging Hyundai of Thierry Neuville cut his World Rally Championship rival Sebastien Ogier's Rally Italy lead down to only 1.3 seconds on Sunday morning, with just two stages remaining.

Latvala retires from WRC Rally Italy battle
WRC Rally Italy

Latvala retires from WRC Rally Italy battle

Jari-Matti Latvala has lost third place on Rally Italy, after a technical problem forced him to retire his Toyota despite the World Rally Championship's Saturday stages having already been completed.

Ogier and Neuville 3.9 seconds apart in Sardinia
WRC Rally Italy

Ogier and Neuville 3.9 seconds apart in Sardinia

World champion Sebastien Ogier and Belgian title rival Thierry Neuville were locked in a tight battle after the penultimate leg of the Rally of Italy in Sardinia on Saturday.

Ogier holds Neuville at bay in tight Italy battle
WRC Rally Italy

Ogier holds Neuville at bay in tight Italy battle

Sebastien Ogier maintained a slim lead on Rally Italy ahead of World Rally Championship rival Thierry Neuville at the end of Saturday, taking a 3.9-second advantage into the deciding day.

Ogier's Italy lead slashed by Neuville
WRC Rally Italy

Ogier's Italy lead slashed by Neuville

Sebastien Ogier continues to lead Rally Italy after Saturday morning's stages, but his lead has been slashed to 4.9 seconds by World Rally Championship title rival Thierry Neuville.

Ogier holds early Rally Italy lead
WRC Rally Italy

Ogier holds early Rally Italy lead

Sebastien Ogier took a largely symbolic World Rally Championship stage win on Rally Italy's opening superspecial, 0.1 seconds ahead of Andreas Mikkelsen in his M-Sport Ford Fiesta.

Thierry Neuville leads championship after win in Portugal
Rally Portugal

Thierry Neuville leads championship after win in Portugal

Hyundai's Belgian driver Thierry Neuville retook the lead in the World Rallying Championship from France’s Sebastian Ogier on Sunday after winning the Portuguese Rally.

Neuville continues to build Rally Portugal lead
Rally Portugal

Neuville continues to build Rally Portugal lead

Hyundai's Thierry Neuville extended his overall Rally Portugal lead over M-Sport Ford driver Elfyn Evans across the World Rally Championship's Saturday afternoon stages, ending the day 39.8s clear.

Thierry Neuville adds to lead as Meeke crashes out
Rally Portugal

Thierry Neuville adds to lead as Meeke crashes out

Hyundai's Thierry Neuville extended his overall Rally Portugal lead on Saturday morning, ending the loop half a minute clear of Elfyn Evans after a storming run on the final stage.

Sebastian Ogier crashes out of Rally Portugal
Rally Portugal

Sebastian Ogier crashes out of Rally Portugal

World Rally Championship leader Sebastien Ogier has crashed out of Rally Portugal on the opening stage of Friday afternoon's loop.

Thierry Neuville extends Portugal lead on Porto stages
Rally Portugal

Thierry Neuville extends Portugal lead on Porto stages

Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Thierry Neuville ended a chaotic first full day of Rally Portugal by extending his overall lead on the two short stages on Porto's streets.

Neuville moves into lead amid Portugal chaos
Rally Portugal

Neuville moves into lead amid Portugal chaos

Hyundai's Thierry Neuville leads Rally Portugal after Friday afternoon's loop, as problems for a number of World Rally Championship drivers shook up the lead order.

Tanak wins in Argentina, Ogier retains overall lead
Rally Argentina

Tanak wins in Argentina, Ogier retains overall lead

Ott Tanak secured his first World Rally Championship victory since joining Toyota with a commanding Rally Argentina performance.

Tanak steps closer to first win with Toyota
Rally Argentina

Tanak steps closer to first win with Toyota

Ott Tanak took a step closer to his first World Rally Championship win with Toyota after extending his lead over Hyundai's Thierry Neuville on Rally Argentina's Saturday opening loop.

Tanak maintains lead going into final day
Rally Argentina

Tanak maintains lead going into final day

Ott Tanak will carry a 46.5-second lead into the final day of Rally Argentina despite a few worries about his Toyota on Saturday's last stage.

Tanak storms to a 22.7s lead
Rally Argentina

Tanak storms to a 22.7s lead

Toyota's Ott Tanak stormed into a 22.7-second Rally Argentina lead with a dominant performance on Friday afternoon.

Andreas Mikkelsen holds slender lead over Tanak
Rally Argentina

Andreas Mikkelsen holds slender lead over Tanak

Andreas Mikkelsen moved into the Rally Argentina lead on Friday morning, but only by one second over a flying Ott Tanak.

Thierry Neuville fastest on Argentina opener
Rally Argentina

Thierry Neuville fastest on Argentina opener

Hyundai's Thierry Neuville leads Rally Argentina overnight following Thursday evening's Villa Carlos Paz superspecial.

Ogier seals Corsica victory
WRC - Rally Corsica

Ogier seals Corsica victory

Sebastien Ogier sealed victory in the World Rally Championship's Tour de Corse with a comfortable run through the final two stages of the event on Sunday.

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DRIVERS STANDINGS
CONSTRUCTORS STANDINGS
  Pos Driver Pts

1

Thierry NEUVILLE

149

2

Sebastien OGIER

122

3

Ott TANAK

77

4

Esapekka LAPPI

70

5

Dani SORDO

60

6

Andreas MIKKELSEN

56

7

Elfyn EVANS

46

8

Kris MEEKE

43

9

Jari Matti LATVALA

37

10

Craig BREEN

34

CONSTRUCTORS STANDINGS
  Pos Team Pts

1

HYUNDAI SHELL MOBIS WRT Hyundai

212

2

M-SPORT FORD WORLD RALLY TEAM Ford

184

3

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING WRT Toyota

161

4

CITROEN TOTAL ABU DHABI WRT Citroen

129

WRC 2018 RACE CALENDAR
  Round Grand Prix Date Winner

  1

Rallye Monte-Carlo

25.01. - 28.01.2018

Sebastien OGIER

  2

Rally Sweden

15.02. - 18.02.2018

Thierry NEUVILLE

  3

Guanajuato Rally Mexico

09.03. - 11.03.2018

Sebastien OGIER

  4

Corsica Linea - Tour de Corse

05.04. - 08.04.2018

Sebastien OGIER

  5

Rally Argentina

26.04. - 29.04.2018

Ott Tanak

  6

Vodafone Rally de Portugal

17.05. - 20.05.2018

Thierry Neuville

  7

Rally Italia Sardegna

07.06. - 10.06.2018

Thierry Neuville

  8

Neste Rally Finland

26.07. - 29.07.2018

  9

ADAC Rallye Deutschland

16.08. - 19.08.2018

  10

Marmaris Rally Turkey

13.09. - 16.09.2018

  11

Dayinsure Wales Rally GB

04.10. - 07.10.2018

  12

RallyRACC Catalunya - Rally de Espana

25.10. - 28.10.2017

  13

Rally Australia

15.11. - 17.11.2018

DERBY OF THE WEEK
France v Croatia
Derby of the week
17:00
15/07/2018
Derby of the week
W 1.95    
   W 4.75
The odds are correct at the time of publishing
12-07-2018 10:30 and are subject to change
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