Dani Sordo held off FIA World Rally Championship title-chasing pair Thierry Neuville and Sébastien Ogier to seal support-to-support Rally Italia Sardegna wins on Sunday afternoon.
The Spaniard, navigated with expertise by Carlos Del Barrio on their handiest 2nd WRC rally this year, came under intense strain nonetheless fended off the duelling duo in the support of to rob this sixth round by 5.1sec in a Hyundai i20.
In the support of, Neuville demoted Ogier in a dramatic final tempo test shootout to seal a Hyundai Motorsport 1-2 by 1.0sec. Ogier’s Toyota Yaris group-mate, Elfyn Evans, retains the championship lead with two rounds final.
Ott Tänak acquired the Energy Stage to earn five bonus aspects in but every other i20. Neuville used to be 2nd to claim four aspects, with Ogier taking three in third. Evans clinched one point in fourth with Loeb securing the final point in fifth.
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