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Ott Tanak has been forced to retire his Toyota from the Rally Argentina lead battle, handing World Rally Championship leader Thierry Neuville a big advantage over Hyundai team-mate Andreas Mikkelsen. Tanak was closing on Neuville during Saturday morning, but the Hyundai driver extended his lead by 4.6 seconds on SS13, the first stage of the
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World Rally Championship points leader Thierry Neuville moved into the lead of Rally Argentina as Ott Tanak spun from first to third on Friday’s final stage. Toyota initially looked strong on the Friday afternoon loop, with Kris Meeke leading and Tanak retaking second place from Neuville’s Hyundai on Las Bajadas – Villa del Dique. Meeke’s
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World Rally Championship teams have been working flat-out to make their cars as waterproof as possible ahead of Rally Argentina due to the severe weather. The fifth round of the series features a high number of watersplashes and river crossings and recent torrential rain has raised water levels to potentially dangerous levels for the teams.
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World Rally Championship driver Ott Tanak took an early lead on Rally Argentina, winning the opening Villa Carlos Paz superspecial by 1.6 seconds from Citroen’s Sebastien Ogier. Toyota’s main title contender Tanak followed up his fastest time in the shakedown with the best time on the short 1.18-mile blast around the host city’s streets, which
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World Rally Championship form driver Ott Tanak set the benchmark time during Thursday’s Rally Argentina shakedown stage. The Estonian’s time of 2min34.9sec was set on his first run of the 2.64-mile stage, and was not bettered by either the Toyota Yaris driver nor any of his rivals. Following behind was points leader Thierry Neuville in
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M-Sport’s Elfyn Evans is aiming for “efficiency” as he looks to further his best start to a World Rally Championship campaign in Argentina this week. Evans is fourth in the WRC standings, having scored three top-five finishes already this year, including podiums on the last two rallies. He led the Tour of Corsica into the
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Reigning World Rally Championship manufacturers’ champion Toyota plans to build an R5-specification car that could compete in the WRC2 class, says team boss Tommi Makinen. Toyota is the only one of the WRC’s current four factory teams not to have a car available for the R5 class, which started in 2014. The delay has been
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