Ten podiums and eight wins from 13 starts mark Sebastien Ogier out as a clear number one in Autosport's World Rally Championship top 10. But where then?
Beyond the Frenchman's standout, hat-trick clinching season, there have been some spellbinding drives: Jari-Matti Latvala in Portugal, Hayden Paddon in Sardinia are the obvious ones, but what about Esapekka Lappi in Finland or Sebastien Loeb in the first half of Monte Carlo?
Those and more have shaped a scintillating and riveting season in the World Rally Championship. Here are ten men who made the WRC year super-special.