Rally Monte Carlo (2022)
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Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Oliver Solberg says he was in "very bad shape" after inhaling exhaust fumes on the Monte Carlo Rally, but thinks positives can be taken.
OPINION: Any lingering concerns about the new-for-2022 Rally1 hybrid cars were dispelled by a blockbuster opening round to the World Rally Championship in Monte Carlo. The duel between Sebastien Loeb and Sebastien Ogier created a perfect feel-good story that will carry the series forward into its new era
Hyundai will conduct a complete review of its Monte Carlo performance this week and “double its efforts” to fix the reliability issues with its new World Rally Championship challenger.
Craig Breen admitted it was “a bit surreal” to share the Monte Carlo Rally podium with the World Rally Championship’s greatest drivers in Sebastien Loeb and Sebastien Ogier.
The start of the World Rally Championship’s new hybrid eras gave fans the battle they’ve dreamt of - a genuine toe-to-toe tussle between the greatest of all time; nine-time champion Sebastien Loeb and eight-time champion Sebastien Ogier. Autosport reviews the highs, lows, turning points, close calls and heartbreak from a Monte Carlo season opener to remember.
The new Rally1 hybrid cars made their competition debuts in Monte Carlo, but it was two semi-retired drivers who took centre stage in a thrilling battle between two of the World Rally Championship's most successful names. Here's how Sebastien Loeb completed a remarkable return on his M-Sport debut by beating reigning champion Sebastien Ogier
M-Sport boss Malcolm Wilson says there is “a possibility” Sebastien Loeb will return to contest more World Rally Championship rounds this year following his victory in Monte Carlo.
M-Sport boss Malcolm Wilson hailed his team’s “emotional” victory and performance at the Monte Carlo Rally as “a dream start” to the 2022 World Rally Championship season.
Sebastien Ogier says "fate" decided the World Rally Championship season opener and there was no way he could avoid a puncture that handed Sebastien Loeb victory in Monte Carlo.
Sebastien Loeb declared his Rally Monte Carlo triumph over fellow World Rally Championship legend Sebastien Ogier as "one of my best memories" of his glittering motorsport career.
Sebastien Loeb held off Sebastien Ogier in a final stage showdown between the World Rally Championship’s greatest drivers to claim an eighth Monte Carlo win on debut for M-Sport.
Sebastien Loeb has reclaimed the Monte Carlo Rally lead in dramatic fashion after Sebastien Ogier picked up a puncture on the penultimate stage of the World Rally Championship season opener.
Hyundai has retired Oliver Solberg from the Monte Carlo Rally with the driver “not feeling well” from breathing in exhaust fumes that have entered the cockpit of his car.
Elfyn Evans labelled a mistake that cost him a World Rally Championship podium chance “pretty frustrating” as hopes of a decent points haul evaporated in Monte Carlo.
Ott Tanak won’t return to the Monte Carlo Rally to fight for World Rally Championship power stage points on Sunday as Hyundai’s “tough" Rally1 debut continues.
Sebastien Ogier says he cannot afford to relax despite a healthy lead over fellow World Rally Championship legend Sebastien Loeb heading into the final day at Monte Carlo.
Toyota’s Sebastien Ogier has pulled clear of World Rally Championship rival Sebastien Loeb after a dominant display in an eventful Saturday at the Monte Carlo Rally.
Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Oliver Solberg believes fumes coming into the cockpit contributed to him losing concentration and running off the road at the Monte Carlo Rally.
Toyota’s Sebastien Ogier reclaimed the Monte Carlo Rally lead from M-Sport’s Sebastien Loeb after a dramatic morning that saw Elfyn Evans, Thierry Neuville and Ott Tanak hit trouble.
Gus Greensmith says M-Sport’s new Ford Puma has given him a package to show what he is capable of after claiming a maiden World Rally Championship stage win.
Hyundai will work on resolving a “scary” issue with its World Rally Championship contender that resulted in Oliver Solberg suffering dizziness and chest pains behind the wheel.
Sebastien Loeb says he is surprised to be leading the Monte Carlo Rally following a successful return to the World Rally Championship with M-Sport Ford.
Sebastien Loeb continues to lead the Monte Carlo Rally although Toyota’s Sebastien Ogier issued a late fightback as the World Rally Championship greats continued their tussle.
Sebastien Loeb leads the Monte Carlo Rally after completing a clean sweep of morning loop stages, as Sebastien Ogier dropped to third behind Toyota team-mate Elfyn Evans.
Adrien Fourmaux's Monte Carlo Rally appears to be over following a frightening incident on the third stage of the World Rally Championship season opener.
Toyota driver Sebastien Ogier began the World Rally Championship’s new hybrid era by winning the opening two stages of the Monte Carlo Rally, leading the returning Sebastien Loeb.
The World Rally Championship's new hybrid era gets underway this weekend as the famed Monte Carlo Rally commences the 2022 season, the subject of the latest Autosport Podcast.
Toyota’s Sebastien Ogier kicked off the World Rally Championship’s new Rally1 era by pipping old rival Sebastien Loeb in shakedown for the Monte Carlo Rally.
Toyota World Rally Championship boss Jari-Matti Latvala isn’t expecting massive differences between the new hybrid Rally1 cars at this weekend’s Monte Carlo Rally.
Sebastien Ogier says he should be in a position to confirm his circuit racing and World Rally Championship plans next month.
Sebastien Loeb says he wants to contest more World Rally Championship events this year but admits Monte Carlo could potentially be his only outing for M-Sport.
Thierry Neuville expects the new look World Rally Championship to produce "more nerve-wracking moments than ever" this year as teams and drivers brace themselves for “surprises”.
Hyundai is the first World Rally Championship manufacturer to officially launch its all-new hybrid Rally1 car that will contest the 2022 season.
Ott Tanak is confident he will be able to “fight hard” for success in the 2022 World Rally Championship despite Hyundai’s late start in developing its new Rally1 machine.
M-Sport has promoted Chris Williams to technical director ahead of the 2022 World Rally Championship campaign.
Elfyn Evans says the 2022 World Rally Championship is "very open" and isn't placing himself as the favourite now rival Sebastien Ogier is set for a partial campaign.