SS17-SS19: Tänak claims hat-trick
Estonian wins all three of Sunday’s opening tests
The Frenchman, who clinched his fourth world title in Spain earlier this month, mastered fog and mud to win this penultimate round of the FIA World Rally Championship by 10.2sec in a Volkswagen Polo R. Victory confirmed the manufacturers’ world title for the German squad.
Ott Tänak matched his career-best result by taking second place in a Ford Fiesta RS, with Thierry Neuville securing his fourth consecutive podium in a Hyundai i20 in third. The Belgian finished 1min 25.2sec behind Tänak.
Tänak won the final live TV Power Stage to claim three bonus points. Andreas Mikkelsen took two points for second in a Polo R while Neuville secured the final point.
More news to follow.