World rallying's one-hit wonders

World rallying's one-hit wonders

Prior to last week's Rally of Portugal, 20 men had won a single round of the WRC since the drivers' championship began in 1979. Mads Ostberg's belated victory on the Faro-based event made the Fiesta RS WRC driver the 21st. Here are the stories of the others in the one-hit-wonder club.

When Mikko Hirvonen's disqualification made Mads Ostberg the victor of the Rally of Portugal, the Norwegian underdog became the latest addition to the list of World Rally winners - and the 21st person on that list with just one triumph to his name.

Ostberg still has most of his career ahead of him, so may yet go on to add to that tally in future years, but if he does not, he will join the ranks of WRC 'one-hit wonders', like the men below...

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