Race, Modern
JAN 25th 2021

Damien Smith

Ogier wins record eighth Monte Carlo Rally

Team-mates Sébastien Ogier and Elfyn Evans picked up from where they left off in the World Rally Championship last year by scoring a Toyota 1-2 on the 2021 season-opening Monte Carlo Rally last weekend, with Ogier clinching a record eighth win on the most famous rally of them all – to go one ahead of old nemesis Sébastien Loeb.

It also marked the 50th WRC career win for the Frenchman, who is chasing an eighth world title this year – and he also became the first driver to win the Monte with five different manufacturers: Peugeot, Volkswagen, Ford, Citroën and now Toyota. All in all, an emphatic way to kick off the new campaign.

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