WRC, Rallye Monte Carlo, PE2: Sébastien Ogier in the lead, two Toyotas in front

By Jose Luis Abreu on January 19, 2023 at 21:00



The first day of the Monte Carlo Rally is over and despite the fact that it was an evening with virtually utterly dry tarmac, it didn’t cease from being an important spectacle, particularly this second part, La Cabanet/Col de Castillon, as the icy terrain, most likely the gathered water, and Which froze, spooked some and framed Thierry Neuville who left the street and misplaced eight seconds, as the Hyundai’s engine stopped. Jordan Sideridis was additionally there, serving to spectators get the automobile again on the street. Kalle Rowanpera virtually missed, Tanak handed safely. The incontrovertible fact that the pilots had been shocked when the scouts handed by two hours earlier makes the beak water. Were they followers? It will not be the first time and it will not be the final…
Takamoto Katsuta had no handbrake and misplaced a whole lot of time as a result of many hooks.
Overall, Sébastien Ogier/Vincent Landais (Toyota GR Yaris Rally1)
Was quickest, 4.7s forward of Elfin Evans/Scott Martin (Toyota GR Yaris Rally1), with Ott Tanak/Martin Jarvoja (Ford Puma Rally1) 6.8s third.
Fourth place for Thierry Neuville/Martijn Wydaeghe (Hyundai i20 N Rally1), who was 9.5s forward, dropping eight seconds in the nook the place he left the street.
Kalle Rovanperä/Jonne Halttunen (Toyota GR Yaris Rally1) had been fifth, 9.7s forward.
Dani Sordo / Candido Carrera (Hyundai i20 N Rally1) continues to be dropping so much, dropping 19.7 seconds, nonetheless Pierre-Louis Loubet / Nicolas Gilsoul (Ford Puma Rally1), who misplaced virtually thirty seconds, the Esapekka Lappi / Janne agency (Hyundai i20 N Rally1), misplaced 29.8s and Takamoto Katsuta/Aaron Johnston (Toyota GR Yaris Rally1) 50.1s.
Overall, two Toyotas in front, Ford in third.
Ogier is 6.0s forward of Evans, Tanak is already 15.4s forward and the Estonian is up three locations at the similar time, additionally reporting gearbox issues. Thierry Neuville completed fourth, main by 15.5 seconds, adopted by Calle Rowanpera. Dani Sordo is sixth however has already dropped 32.1s, with Pierre Louis Louibet already on 40.3.
Both French and Esapekka Lappi are below warning, however their first day was secure. Takamoto Katsuta is already virtually a minute away.
Jourdan Serderidis / Frédéric Miclotte (Ford Puma Rally1) went off the street, however the race ought to proceed.

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