Sunday | 25 Jan 2015

BREAKING NEWS: Ogier wins in Monte-Carlo

Sébastien Ogier claimed his third Rallye Monte-Carlo victory when he won the opening round of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship on Sunday.

He finished the four-day rally in the French Alps with a 58.0sec lead in his Volkswagen Polo R after seeing off an early challenge from nine-time world champion Sébastien Loeb.

Finn Jari-Matti Latvala finished second, 1min 14.3sec ahead of Andreas Mikkelsen, who completed a 1-2-3 for the Volkswagen squad.

Kris Meeke won the rally-closing live TV Power Stage in Citroen’s DS 3 to take maximum bonus points. Loeb claimed two points for second in a similar car, with Latvala taking one point for third.

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