French world champion Sebastien Ogier led a podium clean sweep as Volkswagen claimed their second consecutive World Rally Championship manufacturers` title in Australia on Sunday.
Frenchman Sebastien Ogier took a 11.8 second lead over Volkswagen team-mate Jari-Matti Latvala after out-guessing the Finn with tyre selections on the second day of the Australian leg of the World Rally Championship on Saturday.
World Rally Championship leader Sebastien Ogier grabbed the overall lead on Friday`s last stage to hold the early advantage in Rally Australia.
Belgian Thierry Neuville, driving a Hyundai i20, took advantage of withdrawals by defending world champion Sebastien Ogier and Jari-Matta Latvala to win his maiden title at the German Rally on Sunday.
World champion Sebastien Ogier pulled out of the Rally of Germany on Saturday after writing off his Volkswagen in his second crash of the day.
Finland`s Jari-Matti Latvala led the Rally of Germany on Friday after world champion and Volkswagen teammate Sebastien Ogier came off the road and then took a wrong turn as he tried to rejoin the race.
Jari-Matti Latvala led his home Rally of Finland by just over three seconds from VW Polo teammate and world champion Sebastien Ogier on Saturday after struggling with brake problems.
Jari-Matti Latvala stayed on course for victory in his home Rally of Finland on Friday as he opened up a commanding lead over Britain`s Kris Meeke.
French defending world champion Sebastien Ogier, driving a Volkswagen Polo-R, led the field after the first day of the Rally of Poland.
Finland`s Jari-Matti Latvala took control of the Rally of Argentina on Friday, opening up an 18-sec lead on Volkswagen Polo teammate and world champion Sebastien Ogier.
Portugal`s picturesque Algarve tourist region forms the backdrop for the fourth leg of the world rally championship with world champion Sebastien Ogier defending a wafer thin lead in the drivers` standings.
World champion Sebastien Ogier built up a commanding lead in the Rally of Mexico on Saturday, winning five of the day`s special stages and finishing second in the remaining two.
Norway`s Mads Ostberg, in a Citroen, led the Rally of Mexico after Friday`s opening five stages, relegating world champion Sebastien Ogier in a Volkswagen into second spot.
France`s Sebastien Ogier held the lead at the end of Thursday`s action in the Rally of Sweden, the second leg of this year`s World Rally Championship.
Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia won the Rally Sweden at the wheel of the Volkswagen Polo R WRC in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC).