Ott Tänak steered clear of trouble to lead Rally Turkey on Saturday night after the WRC’s most dramatic day in years.
2018 Rally Turkey
WRC title rivals Thierry Neuville and Sébastien Ogier are separated by 0.3sec for the lead of Rally Turkey on Friday night after a gripping and surprising opening leg.
Thursday night’s Rally Turkey curtain-raiser sped through Marmaris’ picturesque marina area. The spectacular all-asphalt test, featuring roundabout donuts, a jump, tight hairpin bends gave Andreas Mikkelsen the perfect stage on which to impress the huge crowds.
The 2018 Rally Turkey got underway with the Thursday morning shakedown today. Thierry Neuville made it look easy as the crews took to the all-new stages for the first time.
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