Rally Portugal 2024

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This is the end of this live text. Thank you for accompanying us throughout the weekend. Find the latest reactions and WRC rankings on our site. Have a great day everyone and see you in 3 weeks for the Sardinia Rally!

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In the general classification, Ogier won with a 7" lead over Tänak and 9'1"09 over Neuville. Fourmaux and Sordo complete the Top 8 of the 5 Rally Portugal

SS22 standings

General classification after SS22

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And it’s Ogier’s victory at the Rally of Portugal! 6'26 for him on the finish line of this Power Stage, 2"3 behind Neuville who pockets the 5 additional points. A record for Ogier since it is his 6th victory there, more than any other

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It won't be Tänak in any case who finishes only a tenth behind Neuville. However, a good weekend for the Estonian who scored his first podium of the season. “It was a very demanding weekend. We tried to do our best (…) Now I hope we can improve the situation. »

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Neuville's big attack which jumped well! The Belgian dislodges Rovanperä from first place by 2"2 and sets a new mark to beat: 6'23"7. “It was very clean, I tried to put everything on but my tires weren't the best. It wasn't an amazing stage but it was fun. » Will Tänak or Ogier be able to do better?

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No second consecutive Power Stage after Croatia for Fourmaux who finished in 6'29"8 to 3"9. He is currently 3rd in the special and 4th in the rally standings. “These are good points for us (…) I’m very happy, we had pace throughout, thanks to the team. »

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6'30“7 for Sordo in this Power Stage. Insufficient to beat Rovanperä's mark on which he fell behind by 4. “It was a complicated day today. The conditions this morning forced me not to take risks to avoid making mistakes. It's like that. » The Spaniard will have the opportunity to get back on track in three weeks against Sardinia. For this weekend, it will be a 8th place

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Rovanperä's time holds up. Despite his technical problems during SS21, Evans managed to restart. Nothing to get excited about, however, since the Welshman was certainly not able to exploit his Yaris to the fullest. 6'31"5 for him, 5"6 behind his teammate

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6'27"2 for Katsuta who finished 1"3. The Japanese, dropped in the standings after his retirement the day before, bared his fangs in this SS22, almost enough to beat his teammate

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Rovanperä sends a first message. Big jump on the Fafe hill and a time of 6'25"9. This is the mark that other competitors will have to aim for

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Make way for Rally1! Rovanperä is launched to attack the 11,18 of the Fafe special. The Finn will give up everything because he warned at the start of the day that he was aiming for the Power Stage and nothing else

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Many better personal results in WRC since it is now Zaldivar who gets his with this 4th place in WRC2. “We work a lot and it’s starting to pay off but we still need to improve. »

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No better time for Rossel in this Power Stage WRC2. Yet ahead for a large part of the special, the Habs conceded 6 tenths on the line for a final time of 6'51"2. Hectic weekend for him who went through all his emotions. He was in the lead, he had a puncture, he was penalized… He practically experienced everything. " I'm a little disappointed. When you can fight for victory and you finish 5th it's hard to say it was a good weekend. »

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First podium in WRC2 for Lauri, third in Portugal. The Finn, who had difficulty hiding his smile, finished with a time of 6'58"9, 8"3 behind McErlean

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And victory for Solans in WRC2! Despite McErlean's time of 6'50"6, 3"2 faster, the Spaniard held on to claim his first success in WRC2. “It’s incredible, everything went well during the weekend,” confided the winner, immediately greeted by his rival at the finish line.

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Solans improving on the line of this SS22. 8 tenths better than Gryazin while he still has to wait for McErlean to pass to know if he will achieve his first victory in WRC2. 6"4 separated them before the start of the Power Stage

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6'54"6 and a very nice jump on the Fafe hill for Gryazin who will finish at the top of the WRC2 category even though he does not score any points. Victory should be between Solans and McEarlan

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Gryazin receives the starting order, the Power Stage is underway!

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Here is the running order for the Power Stage:

  • Gryazin (WRC2)
  • Solans (WRC2)
  • McErlean (WRC2)
  • Joona (WRC2)
  • Rossel (WRC2)
  • Zaldivar (WRC2)
  • Rovanperä
  • Feel it
  • Evans
  • Deaf
  • Fourmaux
  • Neuville
  • Thank you
  • Ogier
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Affected by technical problems during the previous special, Evans received a 1'30 penalty for clocking in 9 minutes late. The Welshman is 6th, more than 5 minutes from the lead and should maintain his position

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