The British Elfyn Evans (Toyota) was awarded this Sunday the honorary title of runner-up of the World Rally Championship WRC at the end of the Japan Rally, the final test of that season he won ahead of his French teammate Sébastien Ogier.
the finnish Kalle Rovanperä, who is already guaranteed the title of World Drivers’ Champion this year, finished third. and allowed Toyota, who won the Manufacturers’ title, to complete a treble at home.
Finn Esapekka Lappi (Hyundai) and Japanese Takamoto Katsuta (Toyota) completed the Top 5.
Thierry Neuville (Belgium), the last opponent with Evans for the runner-up title after Rovanperä, He lost everything on Friday after an accident when he occupied the temporary secondary position.
Forced to retire for the day, the Hyundai driver resurfaced on Saturday morning, but at the end of the penultimate day, almost 30 minutes behind Evans, he ruined his chances of winning a 6th WRC Rally Championship title.
Source: La Verdad
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