Tag Archive: Ott Tanak

Nov 20

Tänak wins WRC top driver award for second season

Rally fans vote Ott Tänak WRC Driver of the Year

Teaser ImageM-Sport World Rally Team named best of 2017 campaign. Sydney celebration brings down curtain on thrilling season. Ott Tänak carried off the top accolade at the WRC Gala awards in Sydney on Monday night as his M-Sport team took a clean sweep of the major honours. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 28

WRC: Neuville charges in SS10/11

The Belgian climbed to second in a Hyundai i20

Thierry Neuville surged passed WRC title rivals Sébastien Ogier and Ott Tänak at Dayinsure Wales Rally GB on Saturday in a desperate bid to keep his championship hopes alive. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

WRC: “I’ll push to the end” – Neuville

“We were dealt something of a harsh blow in Spain, but we are ready to fight back in Wales” – Neuville  

Thierry Neuville has pledged to keep up his championship fight at this week’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB, even though a recent run of miserable results has left his title hopes hanging by a thread. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

Ott Tänak joins Toyota (updated)

Ott Tänak will join Toyota Gazoo Racing next season

The Japanese manufacturer confirmed this morning (Wednesday) that Tänak will join Jari-Matti Latvala and Esapekka Lappi in the Finnish-based team for all 13 rounds. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 08

WRC: Kris Meeke claimed his second victory of the season after a dramatic finale at RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España on Sunday (updated)

Meeke reigns in Spain  

The Briton added to his early season Mexico triumph with a 28.0sec success on the three-day mixed surface encounter in a Citroën C3.

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Oct 06

RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España: Tänak sets pace

Ott Tänak led SS1/2 after the opening two gravel speed tests on Friday morning

The Estonian was fastest in the Caseres special stage before claiming second quickest in the following Bot test to hold a 2.2sec advantage over Mads Østberg’s Ford Fiesta. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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