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WRC.com’s driver of the rally nominees:
Mikko Hirvonen: Scored a dominant first victory for Citroen with a faultless display.
Sebastien Ogier: Charged to a gravel special stage best - the first by a Super 2000 car in the WRC - and fifth overall against more powerful opposition.
Ott Tanak: Put a season of frustration behind him to excel with maiden WRC podium.
Nicolas Fuchs: Overcame brake issues and a time-consuming puncture to secure first PWRC victory to set up a six-way title showdown in Spain.
Louise Cook: Fought through the pain of a collarbone injury to reach finish.
Luca Pedersoli: Scored a world championship point on first start in series for more than a decade.
Evgeny Novikov: Kept a cool ahead to claim second runner-up spot of 2012.
Thierry Neuville: Recovered from early off to bag a Power Stage point despite suffering from second-degree burns to his hand.
Mads Ostberg: Hit back from delays caused by a broken rear differential to finish fourth and move into third place in the drivers’ standings with one round to go.
Yuriy Protasov: Rally Class winner towed Martin Prokop back onto the road when the Czech got stuck on a liaison section.