Ranking the top 10 WRC drivers of 2022
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Ranking the top 10 WRC drivers of 2022

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The World Rally Championship welcomed in a new hybrid era in 2022, presenting an unknown challenge to the planet's top rally aces. New records were broken, as Toyota's leading charge became the youngest-ever title-winner, while familiar returning faces mixed it up with the new generation. Motorsport.com picks out the 10 best performers from the year

After two seasons of titles going down to the wire, Kalle Rovanpera brought his own brand of dominance to World Rally Championship in 2022, blitzing the competition to secure a maiden title. While Rovanpera grabbed the headlines by re-defining the WRC winning formula at the tender age of 22, the Finn’s dominance wasn’t the only storyline from an action-packed season.

Arguably the championship’s most significant set of regulations changes provided both drivers and teams a huge challenge to conquer the new Rally1 ruleset. Toyota, Hyundai and M-Sport Ford beavered away to construct all-new cars from the ground up, featuring hybrid technology for the first time.


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