Bridge was too close

Bridge on last stage of Rally Argentina was too close to get fifth different winner in season 2017. Evans hit a bridge and lost some seconds and also lost his win on this event.

So the winner become Thierry Neuville with codriver Nicolas Gilsoul, just 0.7 second ahead crew Evans – Barrit.

On last stage had problems both other Hyundai drivers. Sordo got a puncture and Paddon lost a power steering, so Neuville’s win is very good for Hyundai team.

Powerstage points go to:
1. Neuville – 5 points
2. Evans – 4
3. Tanak – 3
4. Ogier – 2
5. Latvala – 1

Final overall standings:

1. Neuville Thierry – Gilsoul Nicolas ( Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC ) 3:38:10.6
2. Evans Elfyn – Barritt Daniel ( Ford Fiesta WRC ’17 ) +0.7
3. Tänak Ott – Järveoja Martin ( Ford Fiesta WRC ’17 ) +29.9
4. Ogier Sébastien – Ingrassia Julien ( Ford Fiesta WRC ’17 ) +1:24.7
5. Latvala Jari-Matti – Anttila Miikka ( Toyota Yaris WRC ) +1:48.1
6. Paddon Hayden – Kennard John ( Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC ) +7:42.7
7. Hänninen Juho – Lindström Kaj ( Toyota Yaris WRC ) +11:16.9
8. Sordo Dani – Martí Marc ( Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC ) +14:44.1
9. Østberg Mads – Fløene Ola ( Ford Fiesta WRC ’17 ) +15:11.3
10. Tidemand Pontus – Andersson Jonas ( Škoda Fabia R5 ) +17:32.1

Tidemand won in WRC2 section without any serious opponent. He won with more then ten minutes ahead second Alonso and 43 minutes ahead Guerra.