Sébastien Ogier: “The most successful season”

Now a three-time world rally champion, Sébastien Ogier spoke to AUTOhebdo after the Rally Australia.

Published on 16/09/2015 à 11:46

Pierre Tassel

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Sébastien Ogier: “The most successful season”

In the very closed circle of world rally champions, Sébastien Ogier has just risen alone to the rank of triple winners of the WRC, in front of Walter Röhrl, Massimo Biasion, Carlos Sainz or Marcus Grönholm. Now one length behind the Finnish pair Juha Kankkunen? Tommi Mäkinen, the Frenchman admits to having had his best season on the world stage.

“It’s just amazing! This season is the most successful of my career. The previous two were also good since they ended with a title. This year, the level of performance that Julien and I produced is very high. Hence great satisfaction because I managed to win despite disadvantageous conditions, especially this weekend
(in Australia, Editor’s note)." he confided to AUTOhebdo.

Already winner of seven events in 2015, Sébastien Ogier also believes that all his performances this season are worth it. “Monte-Carlo still remains a rally very special that I really want to win. This year, the battle was great with Sébastien Loeb, who was back. ? If I take every rally again, I think it's difficult to single out one more than another the season was so exceptional. »

Find the full report of the Rally Australia, as well as our focus and our interview with Sébastien Ogier, carried out by our special correspondent, in issue 2029 of AUTOhebdo, already available in digital version and on newsstands.

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