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Sebastien Ogier wins Wales Rally GB

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World Champion Sebastien Ogier Wins Wales Rally GB

World Champion Sebastien Ogier and his co-driver Julien Ingrassia dominated in North Wales as they secured their fourth successive victory at Wales Rally GB.

Ogier was recently crowned World Champion, also for a fourth time, and knew that a victory would be enough to secure the Manufacturers Title for his Volkswagen team.

While mechanical issues hampered Volkswagen teammates Jari-Matti Latvala and Andreas Mikkelsen, Ogier and Ingrassia eased to victory after duelling with rival Ott Tanak.

Sebastien Ogier after winning Wales Rally GB:

 

A driveshaft issue dampened the podium hopes of Jari-Matti Latvala but the experienced Finnish driver recovered impressively to finish seventh overall.

Jari-Matti Latvala after Wales Rally GB:

 

After also experiencing driveshaft issues early in the weekend, Andreas Mikkelsen refocused his attention to secure second place in the Power Stage, recovering vital points for his battle for second in the championship.

Andreas Mikkelsen after Wales Rally GB:

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