WRC Mexico 2016
The 2016 Rally Mexico was the 3rd round on the 2016 World Rally Championship calendar and took place on March 3-6, 2016. The race was held in the region of Guanajuato as usual, in central Mexico, and featured 21 stages with a total distance of over 395 km.
The Mexican edition was won by the French driver, Sébastien Ogier, who took his second victory of the season and his third consecutive win in Mexico. He dominated the rally from start to finish, leading from the very first stage and winning 12 out of the 21 stages. His victory in Mexico helped him to extend his lead in the drivers' championship.
The main challenge to Ogier came from his Volkswagen teammate, Andreas Mikkelsen, who finished in 2ndplace, 1 minute and 18 seconds behind Ogier. The Norwegian driver had a strong rally and won four stages, but was unable to match the pace of Ogier.
The Mexican rally was also notable for the performance of the young Estonian driver, Ott Tänak, who finished in third place, scoring his first podium finish in the WRC. Tänak had a consistent rally and was able to fend off the challenge of the experienced Finnish driver, Jari-Matti Latvala, who finished in fourth place.
The Mexican rally was one of the most challenging events of the WRC calendar, with high altitudes, hot temperatures and tricky gravel stages, making it a true test of driver and car. It was a thrilling event that showcased the skill and determination of the world's best rally drivers.