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Sébastien Ogier, Vincent Landais, Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT Toyota GR Yaris Rally1
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The eight minutes of madness that saw Ogier strike in Croatia

A three-way fight for victory was turned on its head in a handful of minutes and it was the eight-time champion who emerged triumphant at Croatia Rally. Here's how Sebastien Ogier struck when the opportunity was presented by World Rally Championship title contenders Thierry Neuville and Elfyn Evans

At a time when there is uncertainty over the technical rules for the World Rally Championship next year, the intense fight for victory at Croatia Rally provided a great advert for the series. Toyota’s Sebastien Ogier emerged victorious from a tense and dramatic three-way fight with title contenders Thierry Neuville and Elfyn Evans, to become the fourth different winner from as many events.

To continue the numerical symmetry, this was Croatia’s fourth appearance on the WRC calendar. It will, however, forever be associated with the passing of the much-loved Craig Breen in a testing crash and, one year on from the tragedy, the talented Irishman was in the thoughts of the WRC fraternity, while Hyundai paid tribute by adding the Irish colours to the front and a roof of its cars.

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