Ogier wins Argentina Rally superspecial

2017-04-28 10:53
Sebastien Ogier (Gallo)

Buenos Aires - France's world rally champion Sebastien Ogier has won Thursday night's opening superspecial as he chases a first victory at the Argentina Rally.

Ford Fiesta's Ogier, 33, was 0.9 seconds ahead of British team-mate Elfyn Evans and Spain's Dani Sordo in a Hyundai after the 1.9km night stage.

The Argentina Rally is the the only race on the calendar that reigning four-time world champion Ogier has not previously won.

He finished second last year.

Australia's Hayden Paddon and Britain's Kris Meeke, winners of the last two editions respectively, were seventh and eighth.

Friday's programme in the fifth of the 13-round WRC includes eight specials in the mountains around Cordoba.

Read more on:    sebastien ogier  |  motorsport


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2019/20 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Hypothetically, given the same cars to drive, who is the most talented current Formula One driver in your opinion?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.