The WRC season 2018 so far - what has happened?

After a six-week break, Neste Rally Finland marks the start of the second part of a FIA World Rally Championship season that has all the makings of a classic. Here is a recap of what we’ve seen so far.

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Breen in confident mood

Estonia pace gives Citroën driver hope for Finland

Tänak: 'a win for my fans'

Toyota driver pleased to turn on the WRC style in his homeland

Tänak heads WRC trio in Estonia

Home win for Ott as he prepares for upcoming WRC round

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Teaser - Video Neste Rally Finland

Finland '03: The comeback

Finnish fans bring back a classic

Aero boost for Fiesta?

M-Sport evaluating new aero package to improve stability and grip

Kajetanowicz returns for Germany

Pole to continue WRC 2 campaign on asphalt stages

Breen’s high-speed target

Irishman uses Rally Estonia to prepare for Finnish challenge

Citroen considering significant set-up change to C3 for Rally Finland

Citroen is considering a significant set-up change to its C3 WRC ahead of next week's Rally Finland.

Toyota's Tanak beats Paddon in Estonia ahead of WRC's Rally Finland

Toyota's Ott Tanak beat Hayden Paddon of Hyundai and Craig Breen's Citroen to win Rally Estonia, a World Rally Championship warm-up event for Rally Finland

World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier set for Mercedes DTM debut

World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier is set to contest September's Red Bull Ring DTM round in a Mercedes, Autosport has learned

M-Sport Ford WRC team trying 'big change' new rear wing for Finland

The M-Sport World Rally Championship team is analysing a revised aerodynamic set-up for its Ford Fiesta at this week's Rally Finland pre-event test

Three WRC teams to contest Rally Estonia to prepare for Finland

Three of the four World Rally Championship manufacturers will contest Rally Estonia as part of their preparations for Rally Finland at the end of the month

WRC considering F1-style group asphalt tests to reduce costs

The World Rally Championship is considering implementing Formula 1-style group tests in an attempt to curb rising costs

Japan and Chile now both expected to host 2019 WRC rounds

Japan and Chile are now both set to join the 2019 World Rally Championship calendar, meaning a European event will lose its place

Major route revamp for World Rally Championship finale in Australia

Rally Australia organisers have made significant changes to the event's Coffs Harbour route ahead of the 2018 World Rally Championship season finale

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  • 1.149 Thierry Neuville
  • 2.122 Sébastien Ogier
  • 3.77 Ott Tänak
  • 4.70 Esapekka Lappi
  • 5.60 Dani Sordo
  • 6.56 Andreas Mikkelsen
  • 7.46 Elfyn Evans
  • 8.43 Kris Meeke
  • 9.37 Jari-Matti Latvala
  • 10.34 Craig Breen
  • 11.26 Mads Östberg
  • 12.24 Teemu Suninen

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"Life Happens. Rally Helps" Campaign Supports Road Safety Work

"Life Happens. Rally Helps." campaign is a joint project of Neste and Neste Rally Finland organiser AKK, which also supports road safety work.

High Peak joins WRC as official merchandise partner

WRC Promoter has completed a multi-year agreement with High Peak Finland to join the FIA World Rally Championship as the new official merchandise partner.

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