TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team successfully completed the Rally Spain. After this race, Toyota entered the final race of the WRC calendar as the leader of the Drivers and Constructors Championship.
In Spain, Elfyn Evans finished the race in second place, ensuring the team's place on the podium. Sébastien Ogier, one of the other drivers competing in the Yaris WRC, was fourth, while young driver Kalle Rovanperä finished fifth in the general classification.
Evans and his co-driver, Scott Martin, finished the first three stages on Friday. kazanThey took the lead in the race and held the top positions throughout the weekend. Ogier, on the other hand, struggled for the podium position throughout the rally and with the fourth place achieved, he continued to lead the Drivers' Championship by 17 points. Aiming to maintain the point gap in Italy, Ogier won his eighth World Championship in the last race. kazanHe's going to come out.
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing is one step closer to the championship with the extra points Evans and Ogier brought in the Power Stage, as well as being in the top five in the WRC category. TOYOTA GAZOO Racing gained a significant advantage 47 points ahead of its closest competitor in the Constructors' Championship.
TGR WRC Challenge Program driver Takamoto Katsuta also continued his learning process in Spain. Katsuta, who started the race again on Saturday morning, took his place among the drivers who managed to reach the finish.
Evaluating the results after Rally Spain, team captain Jari-Matti Latvala stated that it was important for all three cars to reach the finish in the top five without any problems and said, “It was critical for Elfyn Evans to get the second place in the Drivers' Championship fight. The Constructors' Championship also did not conclude in Spain and at Monza our goal is to win both championships. kazanit will be okay,” he said.
Italy's famous Monza racetrack will host the last race of the World Rally Championship between 19-21 November. This year's Rally Monza will be held with more stages, along with mountainous asphalt roads near Bergamo.