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Ogier blames running order rules for "stupid" Finland error

Sebastien Ogier has said he feels the WRC's current running order rules are forcing him to take too many risks, which led to the mistake that took him out of contention in last weekend's Rally Finland. The reigning champion struggled to a 24th place finish in the Jyvaskyla-based event, losing over 16 minutes by getting his Volkswagen Polo R WRC stuck in a ditch on Friday. Ogier has long been critical of the championship's current running order rules, which dictate that the championship leader must open the road on the first two days of each event - a major disadvantage on gravel-based events. He said that his error was "bound to happen" as a result of having to push so hard...
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