Ott Tänak took a step closer to victory on Wales Rally GB on Sunday morning, the Toyota driver sustaining his advantage over Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville via the first two levels.
The crews began the day with the first passes over the Alwen and Brenig levels in north Wales. The subsequent Gargantuan Orme stage on the asphalt coastal road into Llandudno needed to be cancelled because demanding sea stipulations out at sea didn’t enable enough safety veil.
Tänak made the fitting originate as a lot as the morning, winning the first pass of Alwen by one tenth of a 2d over Neuville. His Belgian rival changed into once quicker in Brenig, nonetheless simplest by 0.2s, which come Tänak leads by 10.9s heading into the repeat loop.
In third, Sébastien Ogier dropped additional away from the lead, whereas Kris Meeke is intriguing closer and difficult his podium anxiousness, even supposing the Northern Irishman is centered on scoring itsy-bitsy print for his Toyota team.
The native licensed Elfyn Evans continued his restoration from the puncture he sustained on Friday by going quickest on Brenig and taking fifth anxiousness away from Andreas Mikkelsen. Pontus Tidemand and Craig Breen notice, in front of FIA WRC 2 Pro chief Kalle Rovanperä.
In 10th overall, Petter Solberg continues to lead FIA WRC 2 on his farewell, his advantage over Pierre-Louis Loubet increased to 14.7s. Jan Solans remains heading in the appropriate route for the FIA Junior WRC earn and the championship, three minutes in front of his rival Tom Kristensson.