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Mikkelsen tops Turkey opener, Ogier spins

Hyundai driver Andreas Mikkelsen set the fastest time through Rally Turkey's opening Marmaris test, while a mistake by Sebastien Ogier left the reigning champion 14th after the short city stage. As the only driver to take a set of medium compound tyres, one grade softer than the rest of the field on hards, Mikkelsen used his grip advantage to go 2.5 seconds faster than Citroen's Craig Breen in second. Ogier half-spun into the plastic barriers lining the stage when the rear of his Ford Fiesta kicked up over a jump, leaving him unable to slow down in time for the following corner. His mistake cost him 7.5s relative to Mikkelsen. Behind third fastest Ott Tanak, championship leader Thierry...
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