Sébastien Ogier (Toyota) took the lead of the Rally of Sardinia, Saturday noon, following the stop in the 12th special stage of Ott Tanak (Hyundai), who has been leading since the start this 5th round of the World Championship of rallies (WRC). Thierry neuville (Hyundai) is 4th.
“We try to do the job as best we can. It’s not easy, but we’re still here. We try to improve. We thought we could find things more suited to my riding style and the Sardinian terrain. I don’t know if the problem comes from there, but in any case I’m not completely confident. Especially in the brittle parts, especially with the stones on the road. I hesitate all the time. progress, we are on the right track “, details the Belgian at our microphone this afternoon.
“The abandonment of Tanak is a bad operation for the team, but also for us in the championship standings. Ogier finds himself in first position in the event. There are still new specials, ford crossings. and the choice of tires becomes more and more complicated. We lack soft tires. What is certain is that the rally is not over. In our position, we still have to believe in being able to recover a place at least the ideal would be to catch up with Evans, we are 8.5 seconds behind him. “, he then positively.
There are four specials left this afternoon … including three to follow live video on RTBF.