After a badly embarked Friday, Sébastien Ogier and the Toyota Gazoo Racing crew have been capable of let their pleasure explode by securing an virtually sudden victory on the Safari Rally Kenya.
Dominator within the championship as he had not been within the WRC for the reason that Volkswagen period, the Gapençais carried out an ideal operation in Kenya. Winner of his fourth rally of the yr, whereas benefiting from the disappointments of his closest pursuers Elfyn Evans and Thierry Neuville, the seven-time World Champion now has 34 lengths forward of the Welshman, multiple rally of advance on the time of crossing the mid-season milestone.
Unfortunate in Kenya after his merciless abandonment within the final kilometers, the Belgian stays on the provisional podium however is 46 factors behind.
Amongst producers, the addition is beginning to be very steep for Hyundai Motorsport which nonetheless has not materialized its dominance for 3 rallies. Confronted with Toyota, which has a fourth double and a fifth victory in 2021, the Korean model is pale in opposition to its Japanese rival.