Ogier - Third place in Greece is another great step for the championship

Sebastien Ogier is happy with the third place in Greece as he believes that this result made him being closer to clinch his eight title in WRC.

The French driver did not take any risk at Acropolis Rally Greece and he achieved to finish third overall despite the fact that he was running first on the road on Friday stages and he was losing time.

He is currently 44 points and 50 points ahead of Elfyn Evans and Thierry Neuville respectively with three rounds remaining until the season finale. 

"This one makes me happy", Ogier said.

"You can’t win every weekend, but this has been another great step for the championship and like I say at the moment, that’s the number one target right now.

"I wanted to keep the lead and we actually increased it, that’s really positive. 

"This is a very good result for us.

"I think we did a very clever rally. 

"The conditions were challenging all the time.

"Obviously I was not in the same pace as Kalle, he was really flying and on the next level compared to everybody, so congratulations to him for a well-deserved win.

"In the position I was in, in the championship after Friday, my mindset was not to risk everything to win the rally, so I’m very happy with my third place".

Source: wrc.com

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