WRC 2016: Ogier victorious at Rally Germany

Starting first car on the road, Sebastien Ogier cruised through to win the all-asphalt Rallye Deutschland but his Volkswagen team did not repeat their 1-2-3 walkover of last year. Teammate Jari-Matti Latvala’s VW was out of contention on stage one when the car’s gearbox failed, though Andreas Mikkelsen led for seven stages before falling back with errors before losing his brakes in the final stage, finishing fourth. Hyundai drivers Dani Sordo and Thierry Neuville meanwhile were furiously battling Mikkelsen for second place up to the final...

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Updated Date: Aug 23, 2016 14:34:16 IST

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