Ranking the top 10 WRC drivers of 2021
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Ranking the top 10 WRC drivers of 2021

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On the eve of a new hybrid era for the World Rally Championship, the 2021 season was a blockbuster fought out between Toyota's two top dogs, with a familiar figure eventually emerging on top after a final showdown at Monza. Autosport picks out the 10 best performers from the top class and its supporting cast

The result of the 2021 World Rally Championship may be very familiar, but the tense battle from which Sebastien Ogier emerged with an eighth world title was as thrilling as any seen in recent years.

After the COVID pandemic severely hampered the WRC in 2020, the world’s best rally drivers tackled an expanded calendar of 13 events in 2021, including a return of classics such as the Acropolis and Safari rallies, while the challenging asphalt of Croatia and Ypres joined the schedule for the first time.

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