Dakar Rally News: Sébastien Ogier and Co-Driver Involved in Reconnaissance Accident in Poland

    Eight-time World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier and his co-driver Vincent Landais have been involved in a road accident during reconnaissance for the upcoming Dakar Rally round in Poland. The factory Toyota drivers are currently undergoing medical checks, and further details about the incident and their condition have not yet been disclosed.

    “Seb and Vincent have been involved in a road accident during reconnaissance for Rally Poland and have been taken for medical checks. We will provide further information in due course.”

    Ogier and Landais were preparing for the fifth round of their part-time campaign in the Dakar Rally, where they have already secured victories in Croatia and Portugal, and second-place finishes in Monte Carlo and Sardinia.

    Poland Hosts Eighth Round of Dakar Rally

    Poland is hosting the eighth round of the Dakar Rally season, marking the series’ return to the country for the first time since 2017. The incident occurred during the reconnaissance phase, where drivers and co-drivers familiarize themselves with the rally stages before the actual competition begins.

    As the rally community awaits further updates on the well-being of Ogier and Landais, the focus will shift to the upcoming Dakar Rally event in Poland, which promises to be an exciting and challenging round of the prestigious off-road racing championship.

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