WRC – Ogier ends Friday with commanding lead on Rallye Monte-Carlo

2023 Rallye Monte-Carlo - Friday afternoon Sébastien Ogier outclassed his FIA World Rally Championship peers to end Friday at Rallye Monte-Carlo with a commanding lead.Driving a GR Yaris for Toyota Gazoo Racing, the eight-time world champion won four of the six French Alps speed tests to lead the opening round by 36.0sec from colleague Kalle Rovanperä after 145km of competition.The Monaco-based fixture holds fond memories for Ogier, who was born and raised in the Hautes-Alpes. He is chasing down a record-breaking ninth victory this week.Ogier set the tempo on Thursday night’s short opening leg and continued to assert the same…

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