Sebastien Loeb
Oct 6

WRC: Ogier Celebrates Title By Winning Rally France

Sebastien Ogier and his co-driver Julien Ingrassia steer their Volkswagen Polo R WRC during the fourth day of France's WRC Rally. (Photo: Getty Images)

and his co-driver Julien Ingrassia steer their Volkswagen Polo R during the fourth day of France’s Rally. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastien Ogier celebrated his world title by winning the on Sunday while nine-time world champion ’s last race ended in a crash.

Ogier took the overall lead by winning the three morning stages before containing his rivals in the three afternoon stages. The Frenchman clinched the world title on Thursday when of Belgium failed to win the power stage.

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Oct 5

WRC: Latvala Takes Overall Lead In France

Jari-Matti Latvala and co-driver Mikka Anttila compete in their Volkswagen Motorsport Polo R WRC during Rally France. (Photo: Getty Images)

and co-driver Mikka Anttila compete in their Volkswagen Motorsport Polo R during . (Photo: Getty Images)

Jari-Matti Latvala of Finland made the best of changing conditions to lead the Rally France on Saturday, but of Spain and Frenchmen and are still in contention.

Latvala leads Sordo by 0.4 seconds, new world champion Ogier by 1.5 seconds and Loeb by 5 seconds. of Belgium held the top spot in the morning but punctured his left rear tire to slip to fifth place, 1:10 behind Latvala.

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Oct 4

WRC: Neuville Opens Up Big Lead At Rally France

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steers his Ford Fiesta RS during the second special stage of Rallye Alsace. (Photo: Getty Images)

Belgian driver Thierry Neuville won the last four of Friday’s stages to take the overall lead of the , with newly crowned world champion finishing the day down in fifth place.

Neuville’s remote chances of overtaking Ogier in the championship race were ended on Thursday when Neuville failed to win the first power stage.

Nine-time champion started aggressively in his last ever rally and clinched the first three stages of the morning but struggled in the afternoon after picking the wrong tires, as did Ogier.

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