Rally Catalunya (2018)
Latest news on Rally Catalunya
Nine-time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb has taken a shock lead on Rally Spain ahead of the final loop, as Thierry Neuville closed to 3.8 seconds behind Sebastien Ogier.
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.
Ott Tanak overhauled Sebastien Ogier for the lead of Rally Spain on Friday morning, as the Toyota driver fights to keep his World Rally Championship title fight alive.
M-Sport’s Sebastien Ogier opened the World Rally Championship’s penultimate round, Rally Catalunya, by winning the first stage to lead the rally overnight from title rival Thierry Neuville of Hyundai.
WRC points leader Thierry Neuville suffered the worst possible start to this week’s Rally of Spain when he rolled his Hyundai during shakedown.
Petter Solberg, the 2003 World Rally champion, is tipped to be part of Volkswagen's driver line-up when its new Polo GT1 R5 makes its WRC debut in Spain next month.