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Sebastien Loeb grabs Friday lead as Ott Tanak closes on maiden WRC title

Nine-time world champion Sébastien Loeb snatched the lead of Rally de España late in Friday’s opening leg on a day when Ott Tänak took a massive step towards his maiden World Rally Championship title. Loeb charged from third to first in the closing gravel road speed test to head a Hyundai i20 1-2-3. He led Thierry Neuville by 1.7s with Dani Sordo a further 5.9s adrift. Championship leader Tänak ended fifth in his Toyota Yaris. His title hopes were boosted when closest rival Sébastien Ogier conceded almost four minutes when a hydraulic pipe came loose on his Citroën C3, leaving the Frenchman with no power...
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