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Catalunya WRC: Tanak crowned champion as Neuville wins

Toyota’s Ott Tanak has won the World Rally Championship title with one round to spare with second place on Rally Catalunya, as Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville took victory.

Catalunya WRC: Neuville stretches lead, Tanak into third

Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville heads the Rally of Spain by 21.5 seconds, but WRC points leader Ott Tanak has surged into the top three in place of Sebastien Loeb.

Catalunya WRC: Neuville back ahead, Meeke crashes

Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville has resumed the lead of the Rally of Spain from WRC teammate Sebastien Loeb as Toyota’s Kris Meeke crashed out of a podium place.

Catalunya WRC: Loeb leads Hyundai 1-2-3

Sebastien Loeb has launched himself into the lead of Rally Spain, sealing a Hyundai 1-2-3 ahead of Thierry Neuville and Dani Sordo.

Catalunya WRC: Sordo leads Neuville, drama for Ogier

Dani Sordo leads Thierry Neuville in a Hyundai one-two in Rally Catalunya as defending WRC champion Sebastien Ogier’s title hopes took a battering.

Germany WRC: Tanak leading Toyota 1-2-3, puncture for Ogier

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.

Germany WRC: Tanak pulls small gap over Neuville

WRC points leader Ott Tanak continues to lead Rally Germany for Toyota as Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville was left to rue a minor mistake on Saturday morning’s second stage.

Italy WRC: Sordo takes shock victory after late Tanak drama

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.

Italy WRC: Tanak builds sizeable lead over Sordo

Toyota WRC driver Ott Tanak has pulled clear of Hyundai rival Dani Sordo to lead Rally Italy by 25.9 seconds with four stages remaining on Sunday.

Italy WRC: Tanak snatches lead from Sordo

Toyota’s Ott Tanak surged past Hyundai’s Dani Sordo on Saturday morning as the pair’s World Rally Championship battle for Rally Italy intensified.

Italy WRC: Sordo quickest on Friday afternoon, Latvala crashes

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.

Italy WRC: Latvala, Tanak make it Toyota 1-2, Ogier retires

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.

Italy WRC: Ogier holds slender 0.1s lead after Thursday

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.

Portugal WRC: Tanak seals win as Meeke retires

Toyota’s Ott Tanak won his second successive WRC round with victory on Rally Portugal ahead of Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville, as teammate Kris Meeke retired on the final stage.

Portugal WRC: Tanak on verge of victory as Meeke spins

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.

Portugal WRC: Tanak's lead eroded while Latvala retires

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.

Portugal WRC: Latvala closes on Tanak through longest stage

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.

Portugal WRC: Tanak leads amid Hyundai dramas

Toyota driver Ott Tanak heads teammates Jari-Matti Latvala and Kris Meeke after the opening morning of Rally Portugal, as drama befell early leader Dani Sordo.

Corsica WRC: Evans heartbreak hands victory to Neuville

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.

Corsica WRC: Neuville snatches lead after Tanak puncture

Thierry Neuville will take a lead of 4.5 seconds over Elfyn Evans into Sunday as the Tour of Corsica turned on its head.

Corsica WRC: Tanak steals lead from Evans

World Rally Championship points leader Ott Tanak has stolen the lead of the Tour of Corsica as his battle with rival Elfyn Evans intensifies.

Corsica WRC: Meeke run-in costs Evans lead

World Rally Championship points leader Ott Tanak kept first place in Tour of Corsica after a dramatic final Friday stage saw rival Elfyn Evans get stuck behind Kris Meeke.

Corsica WRC: Tanak leads as Loeb hits trouble

World Rally Championship points leader Ott Tanak has established an early lead on the Tour of Corsica, but is only 1.3 seconds ahead of Elfyn Evans.

Citroen: 2019 WRC season a must-win

Citroen team principal Pierre Budar has said his team "has to win" the 2019 World Rally Championship after acquiring six-time world champion Sebastien Ogier.