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Wales Rally GB

Media reports at the end of Wales Rally GB 2014.

World champion Ogier wins Rally GB

Last updated at 15:27 GMT World rally champion Sebastian Ogier led from start to finish to win the season-ending Wales Rally GB. The Frenchman finished 37.6 seconds ahead of Finland's retiring Mikko Hirvonen for his eighth win in 13 races this year.

Wales Rally GB WRC: Result | WRC Results

CLICK HERE for Wales Rally GB report. Wales Rally GB: Overall standings after Stage 23 (Top 20): 1. Sebastien Ogier Volkswagen Motorsport Polo R WRC 3hrs 03m 08.2s M 2. Mikko Hirvonen M-Sport WRT Ford Fiesta RS WRC +00m 37.6s M 3. Mads Ostberg Citroen Total Abu Dhabi WRT DS3 WRC +01m 03.6s M 4.

Ogier cruises to eighth win of year in Wales | WRC Race Report

Newly crowned double World Rally Champion Sebastien Ogier has won Wales Rally GB to finish the season just as he started it. It was Ogier's eighth victory of the year and Volkswagen's twelfth in total, a new record for the most number of wins in a season by a single Manufacturer, beating the previous best set by Citroen in 2005 and 2008, although then there was more than 13 rounds, 16 and 15 respectively.

Ogier: This is best way to end season | WRC News

Sebastien Ogier finished the 2014 WRC season in the "best way" by taking victory on Wales Rally GB this weekend. Ogier led from start-to-finish in his Volkswagen Polo R WRC and while he was challenged by team-mate Jari-Matti Latvala on Friday, once the Finn went off on Saturday morning, he was able to pace himself to the end and his eighth victory of the year, 37.6 seconds up on Mikko Hirvonen.

Hirvonen bows out with second in Wales | WRC News

M-Sport's Mikko Hirvonen brought the curtain down on his WRC career with a fabulous second place on Wales Rally GB this weekend. Hirvonen announced his retirement from the sport at the start of the month and he arguably put in one of, if not his best showing of the season on the 2014 WRC season finale.

WRC points tables | 2014 driver, constructor standings | Crash.Net

WRC Championship table. Standings and points for WRC drivers.

WRC news: WRC Rally GB: Ogier wins from Hirvonen, late heartbreak for Meeke

Sebastien Ogier clinched his eighth World Rally Championship victory of 2014 on Rally GB, as Mikko Hirvonen said goodbye in second place but Kris Meeke lost his podium late on

Ostberg 'very pleased' with third | WRC News

Citroen's Mads Ostberg says he is "very pleased" to have taken the final spot on the podium on Wales Rally GB, especially after all his problems on Saturday afternoon. Ostberg was in the midst of a three-way battle for second and was actually ahead of Mikko Hirvonen and team-mate Kris Meeke following SS13.

Ogier nets eighth win in Britain - wrc.com

World champion ends WRC season on a high - WRC.com

Sébastien Ogier wins Wales Rally GB after Kris Meeke's misfortune

Sébastien Ogier recorded his eighth victory of the year at the season-ending Wales Rally GB. The Frenchman, who had already won the World Rally Championship, took control of the three-day event from the start. The Volkswagen Polo driver secured first place, 37.6sec ahead of Mikko Hirvonen, who was competing in his final rally before retirement.

World champion Ogier wins Rally GB

Last updated at 15:27 GMT World rally champion Sebastian Ogier led from start to finish to win the season-ending Wales Rally GB. The Frenchman finished 37.6 seconds ahead of Finland's retiring Mikko Hirvonen for his eighth win in 13 races this year.

Champion Ogier wins British season-ender

The Frenchman finished Wales Rally GB, over gravel forest roads, 37.6 seconds ahead of the Ford Fiesta driven by Finland's Mikko Hirvonen. It was Ogier's eighth win in 13 races this year and his task was made easier after both his Volkswagen team mates Andreas Mikkelsen and Jari-Matti Latvala crashed out.

WRC champ Ogier ends season with Wales win

France's freshly-crowned world champion Sebastien Ogier has rounded off the season in style with back-to-back wins in the Wales Rally GB. The VW Polo driver, who defended his world rally championship title in Spain last month, saw off Mikko Hirvonen in a Ford Fiesta by almost 40 seconds on Sunday.

Wales Rally GB: Event set to bring more than £10m to North Wales economy

An estimated 10,000 people crammed into Llandudno on Sunday for the grand finale of a phenomenally successful Wales Rally GB . And while there was a tremendous cheer for the winner, current world champion Sebastien Ogier , there was an even bigger one for Dolgellau's rising star Elfyn Evans who brought his M-Sport Ford Fiesta home in fifth place after three gruelling days of rallying.

'Massive' opportunities from rally

Hosting the Wales Rally GB in north and mid Wales has given businesses "massive" commercial and promotional opportunities, organisers say. The three-day race, which came to a gripping end on Sunday, has seen 160 competitors driving in the final stage of the World Rally Championship.

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