Ogier maintains the lead in Sardinia ahead of Tanak and Sordo


The French Sebastien Ogier (Toyota Yaris), eight-time champion, maintained the lead of Rally Italy Sardiniasixth round of the specialty World Championship, ahead of the Estonian Ott Tänak and from Spanish Dani Sordoboth with Hyundai i20.

Ogier, who faced the rally from fifth place overall, knew how to stop the attacks of thank you, who won the first and fourth stages of the day. The Frenchman dominated the four special stages and increased his advantage.

He will face the final day with a 17.1 advantage over Tänak, an important distance but not certain in the absence of four stages on Sunday, where the Baltic will have to take risks if he wants to take the lead from the French driver.

Dani Sordo He remains in third place overall, in 2:12.8, with third place in the penultimate section of the day as his best performance. His virtue is his consistency, as well as taking advantage of the departure of the general leader, the Belgian. Thierry Neuville (Hyundai i20), and the mechanical problems (transmission breakdown) of the Japanese Takamoto Katsuta (Toyota Yaris) when it firmly occupied the third place.

The British Elfyn Evans (Toyota Yaris), second overall in the World Championship, is in fourth place, 2:43.3 behind Ogier and 30.5 behind Sordo after winning later in the day, while the Spaniard also Jan Solans (Toyota Yaris) was seventh in 6:45.2.

Source: La Verdad


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