Tänak nets win
Ott Tänak claimed his maiden FIA World Rally Championship victory in Italy on Sunday afternoon.
The Estonian won Rally Italia Sardegna by 12.3sec in a Ford Fiesta, his first victory in 73 starts, to climb to third in the championship standings.
Finland’s Jari-Matti Latvala, driving a Toyota Yaris, finished second with Belgium’s Thierry Neuville completing the podium in a Hyundai i20, a further 55.4sec behind.
Esapekka Lappi won the final live TV Power Stage to claim five bonus points in a Yaris. Dani Sordo took four points for second in an i20, while Sébastien Ogier secured three in another Fiesta. Neuville and Latvala took two and one point respectively.
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