In the world CHAMPIONSHIP standings remains Tänak in the lead. Ogier, who is about Neuville into second place there, approaching to within four points. Neuville is third on ten points of the Est.
Sébastien Ogier came gisterenvoormiddag in the lead when Kris Meeke puncture and over a minute and a half lost. The Frenchman was previously on the day itself and also a puncture, but came away when the ride was cancelled after a crash of his team-mate. Then won Ogier, two klassementsritten after which he from gisterennamiddag could start with the match to check. For the sixfold world champion, it was his 46th victory, his 5th in Mexico and after Monte Carlo, his 2nd of the season. Citroën wins already for the eighth time the Rally of Mexico.
Ogier also won the powerstage, the last klassementsrit of the rally where extra points can be earned. The Frenchman scored in Mexico the full loot of 30 points. Kris Meeke (Toyota Yaris WRC) rode the second time of 0.1 seconds of Ogier, and scores 4 points. Neuville drove the third time and scored as 3 points. World cup leader Tänak managed not to in the powerstage extra points to score.
The Rally of Mexico was this year's bulb of the incidents. Thursday evening was the superspecial on the streets of Guanajuato, stopped after the car of Lappi (Citroen C3 WRC) after a jump on the nose ended and just not in the audience to capture. Friday morning reed Neuville leak and was his race when actually all soap. The Belgian slid in the end of the ninth to the fourth place because other riders technical problems knew or went wrong.
Thanks to his fourth place know Neuville the damage in the world cup standings is still somewhat limiting. "My tires were all the way on so I deprived or in the powerstage. I had this morning, the rhythm, because it could just as easily have been a rider for me in the error would go. Then I had to be there. The flat tire on Friday ensured that, for us, a tough game was. On the other hand, lacked the pure speed. In Mexico we have the always difficult to be competitive," said Neuville at the finish of the powerstage. of
The next race in the WRC championship is the Rally of Corsica at the end of this month.