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Watch Sebastien Ogier's record eighth Monte Carlo rally win and 50th WRC victory

He had planned to retire but decided to give racing one more year

Ogier cancels retirement, will stay with Toyota for 2021 WRC season

This season has been limited to just seven rounds due to the coronavirus pandemic

The 36-year-old Frenchman is still in the running for a seventh title but is 14 points behind Welsh team mate Elfyn Evans with one round remaining, the Monza Rally in Italy next month. The season has been limited to just seven rounds due to the pandemic, with Ogier winning in Mexico in March. "We have had a short season with only a few rallies, but enough for me to see that I really enjoy working with the team, I enjoy driving this car," said Ogier, who had planned to retire at the end of 2020

Citroen leaves world championship as Ogier exits

'We could not imagine the 2020 season without Sebastien'

Citroen Racing said it had made the decision "due to the absence of a first-class driver available for (the) 2020 season" but commercial factors were also a major consideration. The motorsport.com website said Ogier was expected to be announced as a Toyota driver on Monday. Toyota's Estonian Ott Tanak won the driver's title in Spain last month, ending Ogier's six-year reign, but announced four days later that he was joining Hyundai for 2020.

Volkswagen is leaving World Rally Championship at the end of this season

As Audi withdraws from Le Mans, VW does the same in WRC.

After a string of successful years, Volkswagen Motorsport will be leaving WRC.

Volkswagen scores dominant 1-2-3 finish at Monte Carlo Rally

Volkswagen became only the fifth manufacturer to lock out the podium at the WRC Monte Carlo Rally when Ogier, Latvala and Mikkelsen scored a dominant 1-2-3 finish in the Mediterranean principality this weekend.

Volkswagen clinches second consecutive World Rally Championship

Not unlike some other motor racing disciplines, the World Rally Championship tends to be ruled by dynasties. The late 1980s were dominated by Lancia, Toyota won a succession of titles in the early 90s, Mitsubishi and Subaru traded top spots in the l

Sebastien Ogier is your new WRC champ

For the tenth year in a row, a Frenchmen named Sébastien has been named the champion of the World Rally Championship – only it's probably not Sébastien you were expecting. Dethroning Sébastien Loeb from his WRC reign is 29-year-old Sébastien Ogier (shown above, at right) and his Volkswagen Polo R WRC.