WRC 2017 starts with Drama

The first two stages of the WRC 2017 season were ticked off at the Rallye Monte-Carlo last night. Leading the early charge are Thierry Neuville/Nicolas Gilsoul (Hyundai Motorsport) by 8.5s over Sebastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (M-Sport) and Juho Hanninen/Kaj Lindstrom (TOYOTA GAZOO Racing WRC) by 15.7s. Day Two sees competitors face 160.80km of stages over 6 stages. It’ll be a close battle.
* Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the spectator deceased in SS1 last night.
Overall Leaderboard after SS2:
01) T. Neuville/N. Gilsoul
       Hyundai Motorsport WRC – 27m 11.3s
02) S. Ogier/J. Ingrassia
       M-Sport WRC + 08.5s
03) J. Hanninen/K. Lindstom
       Toyota Gazoo Racing WRC + 15.7s
04) K. Meeke/P. Nagle
       Citroën WRC + 16.5s
05) O. Tanak/M. Jarveoja
       M-Sport WRC + 20.1s
06) E. Evans/D. Barritt
       M-Sport + 21.7s
07) C. Breen/S. Martin
       Citroën WRC + 26.1s
08) D. Sordo/M. Marti
       Hyundai Motorsport WRC + 27.3s
09) J-M. Latvala/M. Anttila
       Toyota Gazoo Racing WRC + 29.1s
10) A. Mikkelsen/A. Jaegers
      Skoda Motorsport R5 + 59.1s