French Sébastien Ogier (Ford Fiesta WRC) played the most turbulent time of Rally Australia, the last round of the 2018 World Championship, on Thursday morning (Wednesday night in Belgium) in the Wedding Bells forest.
All teams had the opportunity to run several times at this phase of 5.07 kilometers (between four and six for the candidates to win), and in this small game, five-time World Champion lead in 2: 53.8 Estonian Ott Tanak (Toyota Yaris WRC) and Norwegian Andreas Mikkelsen (Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC) two decimal places (2: 54.0).
Belgian Thierry Neuville (Hyundai i20 WRC Coupé) began stumbling on the fourth and fifth and final visit in one-third of its French rivals.
Rally Australia's first stage will start Friday morning Lower Below (08:03 on site, 22:03 Thursday evening in Belgium). Sébastien Ogier, With three points in front of the World Championship leader Thierry Neuvillewill open the way.