WRC – Penalty for Monte-Carlo’s WRC2 winner Gryazin hands Rossel class win

Yohan Rossel has taken the WRC2 win at the 91st Rallye Monte-Carlo on Sunday 22 January after FIA event stewards handed Nikolay Gryazin a five-second penalty, dropping him to second. Gryazin, who led the Monaco-based fixture from start to finish, topped the timesheets by just 4.5sec from Rossel at the final control on Sunday afternoon.However, Rossel’s PH Sport team later lodged an appeal against the Škoda Fabia RS Rally2 driver, claiming Gryazin had breached Article 19.2 of the 2023 FIA WRC Sporting Regulations by cutting a corner 13.2km into SS14 on Saturday evening.After reviewing the evidence submitted and checking onboard…

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