In the battle between the Stilo drivers Ogier, Neuville and Tanak to become World Rally Champions, it was the French legend who took his sixth world title.
On the challenging roads of Rally Australia in the final WRC round, Sebastian Ogier and Julien Ingrassia (Ford Fiesta WRC) wrote another page in world motorsport history by taking their sixth championship. The battle with their rivals (Neuville – Hyundai i20 WRC) and Tanak (Toyota Yaris WRC), Ogier did not miss a beat to take fifth place points enough to ensure them of the title. In this spectacular title chase, Ogier and Ingrassia took four event wins, the same as Ott Tanak whilst Thierry Neuville won three.
And this how they finished the 2018 WRC season;
1. Ogier 219; 2. Neuville 201; 3. Tanak 181; 4. Latvala 128; 4. Lappi 126; 6. Mikkelsen 84; 7. Evans 80; 8. Paddon 73; 9. Sordo 71; 10. Osberg 70.
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