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Sebastien Ogier Dominating WRC 2021 Rally Monte Carlo Is Incredible

The 89th running of the Monte Carlo Rally had its first round of the four-day long 2021 World Racing Championship. The first round of the season ended on the 24th of January on a Sunday afternoon. Seven-time winner of the Monte Carlo Rally, Sebastien Ogier, achieved a spontaneous “ice-breaking” milestone during the four day rally.

Sebastien Ogier was a seven-time WRC champion along with his co-driver Julien Ingrassia. Moreover, he likes to visit Royal Vegas Casino review to read about new features of his additional hobby. But this season opener created amazing waves of glory for the champion that resulted in a record-setting benchmark for the entire event. Ogier solely stands at the highest roll of honor that WRC offers.

This was his career’s 50th victory under the manufacturer “Toyota”. Breaking the record of his arch-rival, Sebastien Loeb, and the 37-year-old record of the rally racing legend “Walter Rohler”, Sebastien Ogier became the first rally racer to hold eight wins on his belt under five different manufacturers. These manufacturers include Toyota, Volkswagen, Peugeot, Citroen, and Ford.

Ogier Earlier from the Win

The WRC Monte Carlo Rally season had its final test on Friday (22nd Jan) and the opener on Saturday (23rd Jan). These were some of the critical parts of the four-day-long rally season. However, there are some interesting details relating to Ogier’s performance during these days.

Driving Toyota Yaris WRC, Ogier took out 16s and consequently 17.8s on Evans who was in an SS7. Ogier kept the lead from there. Despite the “Welshman” Evans did try to come up to Ogier in the Yaris WRC, he was unable to take over the leading champion. Ogier was swift and determined as he was responding to every crucial turn of the event with proper efforts.

Ogier put light onto the potential snags that could hit him in the four-day event. He mentioned that it was going to be everything, a lot of everything. This included snow, rain, ice, and sunshine. However, Ogier was determined to make the difference despite the difficulties that lay on the track running through the chilly mountains.

The champion was firm in his goal to devise strategies that would let him make the difference utilizing the opportunities in front of him during the event.

Winning Monte Carlo Rally 2021

He managed cross the line at 32.6 seconds and in clear of his teammates Scott Martin & Elfyn Evans. Ogier laid claim to a total of three victories out of the four stages of the event (losing at 5th in the first stage); this includes the Wolf Power Stage.

Ogier’s success sealed the 30-point-haul maximum that came from the rally. Furthermore, for the first time in the history of the World Rally Championship, the points from the Power stage will go to the manufacturer’s championship total.

Monte Carlo Rally 2021 manifested the debut of this fresh Toyota’s team principal, Jari-Matti Latvala, who was also a former driver. He was extremely proud to be a part of the team and made certain remarks that praised the distinguishing efforts and success of this new team.

Conclusion

Ogier made the decision to delay his retirement for one more year due to this event. And, his remarks were “I think it was a good decision to do one more year, I almost have tears in my eyes”. Considering the fact that it was Ogier’s 12th starts, his now-eight winds suggest that he won almost sixty-six (66%) percent of the Rallies in the Monte Carlo season. Although he will not be running full-time, Ogier will compete and contest other racers in future Monte Carlo rallies.

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