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Thierry Neuville produced one of the drives of the season to claim a dominant Rally Spain win over Elfyn Evans, who kept his Word Rally Championship title hopes alive.
Thierry Neuville moved a step closer to a dominant World Rally Championship victory at Rally Spain after extending his lead over Toyota’s Elfyn Evans on Sunday morning.
Thierry Neuville has emerged as the firm favourite to win the penultimate round of the World Rally Championship following a dominant Saturday at Rally Spain.
Thierry Neuville completed a clean sweep of World Rally Championship stage wins on Saturday morning to further extend his Rally Spain lead over Toyota’s Elfyn Evans.
Toyota driver Nasser Al-Attiyah dominated from start to finish to claim victory in the 2021 Morocco Rally, as Pablo Quintanilla took top honours in the bikes category.
Elfyn Evans boosted his World Rally Championship title hopes by claiming a famous victory in the 70th anniversary edition of Rally Finland after a pressure-filled head-to-head with Ott Tanak.
Elfyn Evans moved a step closer to a famous Rally Finland victory by further extending his lead over Hyundai’s Ott Tanak in a thrilling head-to-head battle on the final day.
Toyota driver Elfyn Evans fended off Hyundai’s charging Ott Tanak on Saturday afternoon to take a slender lead into the final day of Rally Finland.
Hyundai’s Craig Breen leapfrogged teammate Ott Tanak to lead Rally Finland at the end of Friday after a dramatic night stage shuffled the World Rally Championship pack.
Ott Tanak emerged as the man to beat on the opening loop of stages at Rally Finland as Hyundai surprised favourites Toyota.
Kalle Rovanpera chalked up a second career World Rally Championship win in style with victory at the Acropolis Rally on its return to the calendar after an eight-year hiatus.
Toyota’s Kalle Rovanpera remains favourite to win the World Rally Championship’s return to the Acropolis Rally despite a mini fightback from Hyundai’s Ott Tanak on Saturday afternoon.
Kalle Rovanpera blitzed his World rally Championship rivals to open up a commanding Acropolis Rally lead after Saturday morning’s loop of stages.
Kalle Rovanpera continues to lead the Acropolis Rally but will take a slender advantage into Saturday after fightbacks from Ott Tanak and World Rally Championship points leader Sebastien Ogier.
Thierry Neuville boosted his World Rally Championship title hopes by scoring a memorable win on home soil at the Ypres Rally to end his and Hyundai’s victory drought.
Thierry Neuville has maintained a slender Rally Ypres lead after coming under pressure from Hyundai World Rally Championship teammate Craig Breen in a chaotic Saturday morning loop in Belgium.
Kalle Rovanpera has become the youngest winner in World Rally Championship history after scoring a breakthrough victory at Rally Estonia.
Kalle Rovanpera further extended his Rally Estonia lead over as Toyota star edged closer to a record-breaking maiden World Rally Championship victory.
Kalle Rovanpera stamped his authority on Rally Estonia with a series of stunning morning loop stage times to open up a comfortable lead over Hyundai’s Craig Breen.
Kalle Rovanpera ended Friday with a narrow Rally Estonia lead over Hyundai’s Craig Breen as the pair continued an enthralling battle across the afternoon loop of stages.
Kalle Rovanpera emerged from an incident-packed morning loop of stages with the Rally Estonia lead after pre-event favourite Ott Tanak retired from his home World Rally Championship round.
Toyota’s Kalle Rovanpera kicked off the World Rally Championship’s visit to Estonia in the best possible way by winning a technical Super Special opening stage.
Long-time Safari Rally leader Thierry Neuville has retired from the World Rally Championship event after suffering a damper failure, handing Toyota’s Takamoto Katsuta a surprise lead with three stages remaining.
Thierry Neuville further extended his World Rally Championship Safari Rally lead after surviving a rain storm that wreaked havoc on the day’s final stage, denting Ott Tanak’s podium hopes.
Thierry Neuville extended his Safari Rally lead over Takamoto Katsuta despite World Rally Championship crews having to avoid several brushes with zebras on the morning stages.
Thierry Neuville incredibly leads the World Rally Championship Safari Rally despite suffering a puncture on the day’s chaotic final stage that left rival Kalle Rovanpera stranded.
Thierry Neuville leads the Safari Rally after an eventful start to the World Rally Championship event with Elfyn Evans, Dani Sordo and Sebastien Ogier all hitting trouble.
Ott Tanak has opened up a comfortable lead over Hyundai teammate Dani Sordo after winning five of the eight stages on a brutal opening day at Rally Sardinia.
Ott Tanak holds a healthy lead in Rally Sardegna after winning all four stages in an eventful morning loop that saw early challenger Kalle Rovanpera retire and Teemu Suninen crash out.
The debut of Rally Croatia as a points-scoring round of the World Rally Championship concluded with a nail-biting battle between the Toyotas of Sebastien Ogier and Elfyn Evans and the Hyundai of Thierry Neuville, ending in favour of Ogier by just 0.6 seconds after three days of action.
A short, sharp blast through traditional snowbound stages in Monte Carlo saw seven-time winner Sebastien Ogier reassert his authority on the opening round of the 2021 World Rally Championship.
KTM rider Sam Sunderland took a major chunk of time out of Dakar Rally leader Kevin Benavides on the penultimate stage, with four minutes splitting the pair heading into the final day.
Overdrive Toyota driver Yazeed Al Rajhi took top honours in Stage 10 of the Dakar Rally on Wednesday, as Nasser Al-Attiyah narrowly beat Stephane Peterhansel to second.
Kevin Benavides moved into the lead of the Dakar Rally after overnight leader Jose Cornejo retired from the race following a crash on Wednesday's Stage 10.
Stephane Peterhansel extended his lead in the 2021 Dakar Rally with a dominant victory in Stage 9, as Nasser Al-Attiyah and Carlos Sainz both hit trouble.
Honda rider Jose Ignacio Cornejo took a step towards victory in the 2021 Dakar Rally's bikes class as he opened up a lead of more than 10 minutes in the wake of Toby Price's crash on the ninth stage.
Toyota driver Nasser Al-Attiyah closed the gap to his X-raid Mini rival Stephane Peterhansel with a fine victory in the eighth stage of the Dakar Rally.
Overdrive Toyota driver Yazeed Al-Rajhi overcame the X-raid Mini of Stephane Peterhansel to claim a first stage win in the 2021 Dakar Rally on Sunday.
Ricky Brabec scored his first stage win of the 2021 Dakar Rally as the event resumed on Sunday, while Honda teammate Jose Ignacio Cornejo snatched the lead from KTM rival Toby Price.
Carlos Sainz clawed back some of the deficit to 2021 Dakar Rally leader Stephane Peterhansel after being unchallenged for victory in Friday’s sixth stage.
KTM rider Toby Price leads the 2021 Dakar Rally at the halfway point, while Joan Barreda scored his third stage win of the event so far on Friday's shortened sixth stage.
Toyota driver Giniel de Villiers bounced back from a tough start to the 2021 Dakar Rally to win Thursday’s fifth stage, as Stephane Peterhansel extended his lead over Nasser Al-Attiyah.
Honda rider Kevin Benavides became the sixth different outright leader of the motorcycle category in the 2021 Dakar Rally after grabbing his first stage win of the Saudi Arabian event.
Toyota star Nasser Al-Attiyah scored his third consecutive stage victory of the 2021 Dakar Rally on Wednesday, narrowly beating overall leader Stephane Peterhansel of X-raid Mini.
Honda rider Joan Barreda scored his second stage victory of the 2021 Dakar Rally on Wednesday’s fourth test to move up to second in the overall standings behind new leader Xavier de Soultrait.
Toyota’s Nasser Al-Attiyah nearly halved the deficit to Stephane Peterhansel after claiming a second successive stage victory in Tuesday’s third test of Dakar Rally.
Nasser Al-Attiyah put Toyota on top in the second stage of the 2021 Dakar Rally on Monday, as Stephane Peterhansel eclipsed X-raid Mini teammate Carlos Sainz to take the overall lead.
Joan Barreda achieved a landmark 25th Dakar Rally stage victory on Monday to vault into the overall lead of the event, while KTM's hopes of taking back the title from Honda took a knock.
Carlos Sainz edged out Stephane Peterhansel in the opening stage of the 2021 Dakar Rally to establish an early 1-2 for the X-raid Mini team in Saudi Arabia.
Toby Price began his quest for a third Dakar Rally title by winning the opening stage of the 2021 edition, while defending champion Ricky Brabec suffered a difficult first day.
Toyota star Nasser Al-Attiyah topped Saturday’s Prologue for the 2021 Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia, as Ricky Brabec got his title defence off to a great start in the bikes category.
The 2020 FIA World Rally Championship has officially restarted as Rally Estonia got underway on Friday evening in front of thousands of socially-distanced fans on the short 1.28-km spectator stage at Tartu vald.
Rally Estonia, the fourth round of this year’s FIA World Rally Championship, has got underway following the Covid hiatus with a 6.23 km pre-event shakedown stage at Abissaare.
Carlos Sainz has secured his third Dakar Rally victory in the 2020 edition of the event, held in Saudi Arabia for the first time ever.