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This time in two weeks the WRC will be about to fire into action again, six months after the championship was halted in Mexico. The series return will take place in Estonia from September 4 to 6. It's a brand new event in the WRC, but importantly for Hyundai's Ott Tanak, it's his home rally. “It’s pretty clear who is going to be the benchmark here in Estonia so I think for everybody the target will be to try to follow him and fight with him if we can,” six-time champion, and series leader, Sebastien Ogier said this week. “Let’s see which kind of conditions we get at the beginning of September here. We all know that starting first [in the running order] is sometimes difficult. "So let’s hope the weather in September will maybe help us so we don’t have too much disadvantage and then let’s see what we can do.” Ogier has never competed in Estonia before, but got a rude awakening on a recent one-day test in his Toyota Yaris WRC. “I had an extremely fast road. I’ve heard it’s most of the time like this in Estonia so I expect to have some sections like this during the rally,” he explained. “It’s fun. Definitely this car is always nice to drive on a very fast road, but it’s not so often that you are more than 75 per cent of the time full throttle. "It’s very high speed and at the same time still not so much room for mistake with this high speed.” The Rally of Estonia has received an impressive field of entries for the WRC return, and includes Australian Dale Moscatt alongside local hero Karl Kruuda. 2020 WRC standings after 3 rounds
1 Sebastien Ogier Toyota Yaris WRC 62
2 Elfyn Evans Toyota Yaris WRC 54
3 Thierry Neuville Hyundai i20 WRC 42
4 Kalle Rovanpera Toyota Yaris WRC 40
5 Ott Tanak Hyundai i20 WRC 38
6 Teemu Suninen Ford Fiesta WRC 26
7 Esapekka Lappi Ford Fiesta WRC 24

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https://rallysportmag.com/interview-dale-moscatt-rally-estonia-and-the-life-of-covid-19/
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