Tag Archive: Ott Tanak

Aug 20

Tänak seals second victory

Estonian wins ADAC Rallye Deutschland as Ogier regains WRC title lead

Tänak seals second victoryOtt Tänak, who broke his career duck with victory in Italy in June, drove his Ford Fiesta to a 16.4sec victory over Andreas Mikkelsen at ADAC Rallye Deutschland. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 20

WRC: Victory for Tänak

Ott Tänak claimed his second WRC victory at ADAC Rallye Deutschland on Sunday afternoon

The 29-year-old Estonian, driving a Ford Fiesta, headed Andreas Mikkelsen’s Citroën C3 by 16.4sec after leading the four-day asphalt event since Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 18

FIA World Rally Championship / ADAC Rallye Deutschland / Tänak masters rain

Estonian leads in Germany as Neuville and Ogier stay in reach

Teaser ImageThe lead changed hands four times on Friday at ADAC Rallye Deutschland before Ford Fiesta driver Ott Tänak emerged from the final muddy asphalt speed test with a 5.7sec advantage over Andreas Mikkelsen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

WRC: Tänak wins Finland opener

Ott Tänak was the early leader of Neste Rally Finland after winning Thursday night’s opening speed test

The Ford Fiesta driver was quickest through the 2.31km street stage in the centre of Jyväskylä by 1.1sec from Thierry Neuville. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

Finland countdown: Title fight intensifies

Just 11 points separate four-time champion Sébastien Ogier and Thierry Neuville

The closest FIA World Rally Championship fight since 2009 increases in intensity this week on Finland’s super-fast roller coaster roads. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

WRC: Neuville wins in Poland

Thierry Neuville won a gripping Orlen 74th Rally Poland on Sunday afternoon after Ott Tänak crashed out of the lead this morning

It was the Belgian’s third victory of the season in a Hyundai i20 and he closed the gap on championship leader Sébastien Ogier to 11 points with five rounds remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

WRC: Neuville retains lead from Tänak

Thierry Neuville leads Orlen 74th Rally Poland after gripping WRC duel with Ott Tänak

WRC Neuville retains lead from TänakThe lead changed hands four times between Neuville and Tänak on Saturday at the Orlen 74th Rally Poland with both suffering time-consuming problems before the Belgian ended with a 3.1sec advantage to carry into Sunday’s finale. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

FIA World Rally Championship / Orlen 74th Rally Poland / Thierry Neuville leads three-car fight

Thierry Neuville leads Orlen 74th Rally Poland amid a thrilling battle on sodden roads

Thierry Neuville leads Orlen 74th Rally Poland amid a thrilling battle on sodden roadsDriving a Hyundai i20, Thierry Neuville headed Ott Tänak’s Ford Fiesta by 1.3sec, with Jari-Matti Latvala a further 5.3sec behind in a Toyota Yaris. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Catch all the highlights of day one and meet the man of the moment, Ott Tanak, on Red Bull TV

Rally Poland – Now it gets serious. 

Red Bull TV logoWhere speeding is legal: Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia don’t need to worry about policemen on the Rally Poland stages (shakedown, June 29 2017) . Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 28

FIA World Rally Championship: Orlen 74th Rally Poland

Tänak bids to end Poland jinx

FIA World Rally Championship Orlen 74th Rally Poland Ott Tänak broke his FIA World Rally Championship duck by winning in Italy earlier this month and starts Orlen 74th Rally Poland keen to banish the memories of previous heartbreak there. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 11

WRC: Ott Tänak seals maiden victory

Estonian wraps up long-awaited first WRC win at Rally Italia Sardegna

WRC Ott Tänak seals maiden victoryOtt Tänak held on in Sardinia on Sunday to record his maiden FIA World Rally Championship triumph. Victory in the gruelling four-day rough road encounter was his first success in 73 starts and he became the fifth different driver to win in seven rounds during this unpredictable season. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

WRC: Ogier top after Tänak mistake

Frenchman capitalises on error to lead Vodafone Rally de Portugal

WRC Ogier top after Tänak mistakeSébastien Ogier ended the penultimate leg with a 16.8sec advantage over Thierry Neuville after leader Ott Tänak’s hopes of a maiden FIA World Rally Championship win ended when he hit a bank. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

WRC: Tänak stretches lead

Vodafone Rally de Portugal

Ott Tänak increased his Vodafone Rally de Portugal lead on Saturday morning as M-Sport team-mate Sébastien Ogier emerged as his closest challenger. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 05

WRC: Ogier aiming high in Corsica

Fourth round of the season

Sébastien Ogier hopes set-up tweaks recently trialled on his Ford Fiesta WRC will give him an edge over his rivals as he targets a second consecutive victory at this week’s Che Guevara Energy Drink Tour de Corse [6 – 9 April]. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 15

WRC: Tänak still awaits maiden win

He has now finished on the podium three times in the last four rounds

Amid the surprise of Jari-Matti Latvala’s Rally Sweden victory last weekend, Ott Tänak delivered further evidence that his maiden WRC win could be just around the corner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 12

WRC: Latvala charges clear

“I’m amazed”

Jari-Matti Latvala delivered a crushing blow to Ott Tänak with a blistering performance through Sunday morning’s opening speed test at Rally Sweden to stretch his overnight lead to more than 10sec. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 11

Latvala leads after late Neuville crash

Thierry Neuville crashes from top spot at Rally Sweden to hand Latvala dramatic lead

Jari Matti Latvala Suède 2017 - photo DR - Nextgen-Auto Jari-Matti Latvala was the surprise leader on Saturday night after an action-packed day on the snow. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 10

Neuville takes lead in Sweden

Thierry Neuville tops the standings on Friday night after a late attack in Sweden

  Thierry Neuville - Suede - photo Francois Beaudin DPPI Neuville leads Rally Sweden after a thrilling duel with Jari-Matti Latvala in which the lead changed hands several times. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

WRC: SS2/3/4: Meeke edges Tänak in Finland

Tänak’s hard compound tyres were not suited to Mökkiperä and Halinen

Kris Meeke and Ott Tänak set a furious pace through Friday morning’s speed tests at Neste Rally Finland to distance themselves from their rivals at the head of the leaderboard. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

WRC: Tänak edges towards victory

Ott Tänak eased through Sunday morning’s opening two speed tests to move within touching distance of victory in his Ford Fiesta RS at PZM 73rd Rally Poland

Closest challenger Andreas Mikkelsen regained 2.4sec from the Estonian through the opening Baranowo test and a further 0.3sec in the short Sady test that followed. It left the gap between the duo at 18.6sec with just a repeat of the two stages remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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