Ogier's Toyota move carries the inescapable threat of implosion

Ogier's Toyota move carries the inescapable threat of implosion

Sebastien Ogier is set to make his third new start in four years at the 2020 Monte Carlo Rally, following the confirmation of his deal to join Toyota. But with the six-time champion's retirement coming fast, he won't hold back from calling out mistakes

There was a moment, just a moment, after Autosport revealed Ott Tanak would be leaving Toyota, when it looked like the team might be facing something of a crisis.

Take Tanak out of a factory Yaris WRC and what did you have left at the team's Puuppola base? Yes, you had two of the fastest rally drivers in the world. But, as this year has shown, you couldn't be sure of seeing both Jari-Matti Latvala and Kris Meeke at the finish.

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