Sunday | 04 Oct 2015

BREAKING NEWS: Latvala repeats French victory

Jari-Matti Latvala scored back-to-back French WRC victories by winning the Tour de Corse – Rallye de France on Sunday.

The Finn scored his maiden asphalt triumph in 2014 in the Alsace region of France, and followed up with his second sealed surface success on the Mediterranean island of Corsica.

Latvala, driving a Volkswagen Polo R, beat Elfyn Evans’ Ford Fiesta RS by 43.1sec after three days of action on twisty and narrow mountain roads. Andreas Mikkelsen finished third in another Polo R, a further 3.2sec behind.

World champion Sébastien Ogier won the final live TV Power Stage in a Polo R to claim three bonus points. Robert Kubica took two points in second in a Fiesta RS and Latvala took the final point.

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