Rally Turkey (2018)
Latest news on Rally Turkey
Sebastien Ogier remains at a loss to explain precisely what happened when he slid off the road and dropped a possible World Rally Championship victory at last weekend's Rally Turkey.
Citroen will fully investigate the cause of the fire that destroyed Craig Breen’s C3 World Rally Car in Turkey when the shell arrives back at the team base this week.
Toyota WRC driver Ott Tanak boosted his title hopes after sealing his third successive win in Turkey, as championship leader Thierry Neuville took maximum bonus points in the Power Stage.
Toyota men Ott Tanak and Jari-Matti Latvala are to hold station in first and second place through Sunday’s third and final leg of Rally Turkey.
Rally Turkey took another dramatic turn when the Saturday afternoon loop got underway as Sebastien Ogier went off the road and retired.
Andreas Mikkelsen moved back into the lead of Rally Turkey, with World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier down to fourth after a one-minute penalty and Thierry Neuville out.
WRC title rivals Thierry Neuville and Sebastien Ogier are split by just 0.3 seconds in the Rally Turkey lead battle after a highly dramatic Friday afternoon.
Andreas Mikkelsen overcame Craig Breen to lead Rally Turkey at the end of the opening morning of the first all-new WRC event in eight years.
Hyundai driver Andreas Mikkelsen set the fastest time through Rally Turkey’s opening Marmaris test, while a mistake by Sebastien Ogier left the reigning champion 14th after the short city stage.