Rally Portugal (2017)
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Citroen WRC team principal Yves Matton insists Kris Meeke is in no danger of losing his drive despite crashing out of a second straight rally last week in Portugal.
Sebastien Ogier's Rally Portugal victory should serve as a launchpad to his fifth successive WRC title, according to M-Sport team principal Malcolm Wilson.
Toyota driver Jari-Matti Latvala had to convince doctors to let him finish the Rally of Portugal after being hospitalised during last weekend's World Rally Championship round.
Sebastien Ogier completed a trouble-free final day of Rally Portugal to score his second victory of the WRC season.
World Rally Championship leader Sebastien Ogier maintained his Rally of Portugal lead on Saturday afternoon, but he and Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville remain finely poised ahead of Sunday's final day.
Sebastien Ogier was gifted the lead of Rally Portugal on the final stage of Saturday’s morning loop, as teammate Ott Tanak picked up left-rear suspension damage.
The ultra-close Rally of Portugal lead battle was blown apart on the final full-length stage of Friday when key protagonists Jari-Matti Latvala, Kris Meeke and Hayden Paddon had their victory bids jeopardised.
Toyota's Jari-Matti Latvala leads an incredibly close Rally of Portugal in which just 1.2 seconds cover the top four drivers after four stages.
After consecutive victories at Tour de Corse and Rally Argentina, Hyundai Motorsport is searching for more success in Portugal, the sixth round of the 2017 World Rally Championship
For the sixth round of the World Rally Championship, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT has entered four C3 WRCs .
Andreas Mikkelsen will test a Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC in Portugal on Friday with a view to joining the team from Rally Portugal onwards.