The ultimate day of the 2021 World Rally Championship season continued on the Monza circuit. After a gap totally traced on asphalt at daybreak, the crews nonetheless within the race this time tackled the Serraglio particular (14.62 km) alternating between the service roads (grime in locations) and the circuit.
On this train, which is all the time tough to understand due to the various synthetic obstacles littering the facet of the highway, Sébastien Ogier has intentionally calmed issues down with a view to the ultimate end line, particularly after his critical name to order (contact in a chicane) that occurred within the earlier particular. Regardless of this, the celebs have as soon as once more aligned for the Frenchman, who has considerably elevated his lead within the common standings following the issues encountered by his teammate Elfyn Evans.
Irreproachable from the beginning and customarily comfy on the circuit, the Welshman stalled his engine twice, dropping contact with Ogier with a delay of greater than 7 “. On the final step of the rostrum, Dani Sordo began the shelter regardless of the final standstill of his teammate Thierry Neuville, creator of his second scratch of the morning.
Behind the WRC area, it was additionally an eventful morning. If Oliver Solberg consolidated his fifth place regardless of an enormous spin, it’s primarily due to Takamoto Katsuta. Having began at fault in an unappreciated chicane, the Japanese driver opened the entrance finish of his Toyota Yaris and needed to drag himself to the end line, permitting Teemu Suninen to climb to sixth place.
The 2021 World Rally Championship season ends at 12:18 p.m. with the Serraglio Energy Stage and 14.62 km. The Monza Rally could be adopted in its entirety on Motorsport.com.
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