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Ogier takes narrow lead over Neuville

Five-time world champion Sebastien Ogier held a narrow lead of less than four seconds over championship leader Thierry Neuville at the Rally of Italy in Sardinia on Saturday.

With 49-kilometres of racing left on Sunday, Frenchman Ogier said "it's tight" as he looks to defend a 3.9sec lead over Belgian Neuville.

"It was a good afternoon, I just struggled to find the tempo in the second of the three specials," added M-Sport Ford driver Ogier.

He is aiming for a fourth rally victory in seven this year.

Finland's Jari-Matti Latvala in a Toyota was third at 48.9sec, however he could be hit with a penalty after needing to make some running repairs on the day's final special.

He leads compatriot and teammate Esapekka Lappi by just 5.3sec.


1. Sebastien Ogier-Julien Ingrassia (FRA/Ford Fiesta) 3hr 02min 16.9sec
2. Thierry Neuville-Nicolas Gilsoul (BEL/Hyundai i20) at 3.9sec
3. Jari-Matti Latvala-Miikka Anttila (FIN/Toyota Yaris) 48.9
4. Esapekka Lappi-Janne Ferm (FIN/Toyota Yaris) 54.2
6. Hayden Paddon-Seb Marshall (NZL-GBR/Hyundai i20) 2:01.8
5. Mads Ostberg-Torstein Eriksen (NOR/Citroën C3) 2:03.9
7. Craig Breen-Scott Martin (IRL-GBR/Citroën C3) 3:13.6


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