Ogier storms to Monte Carlo World Rally win

  Frenchman secures a record-breaking eighth win at the Monte Carlo rally Sebastian Ogier emerged victorious from the treacherous conditions on the Rallye Monte Carlo, getting his and theToyota WRC team’s season off to the best possible start. For Sebastien Ogier, this was a win to remember. Not only was it his 50th WRC victory but also a record-breaking eighth win on Rallye Monte-Carlo. All this, in a season that Ogier wasn’t even meaning to contest. His original plan was to retire at the end of 2020, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, he extended his contract with Toyota by a year. “I think it was the right decision; I almost have tears in my eyes now!” he said at the end of the last stage. The Frenchman’s bid to become an eight-time world champion got off to the best possible start after he moved into the Monte-Carlo Rally lead on Saturday morning in the dark, with a stunning stage time that was a full 17 seconds faster than anyone else. It was a lead that he was never to lose, havi .. Full story on autocar.co.uk 

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