The top 10 IRC drivers of 2010
The competition didn't run as deep as it might have, but there was plenty of fight at the front with six of our top 10 winning rallies during the season. Matt Beer puts them in order
10. Sebastien Ogier
Some of the biggest names to appear in the IRC this season only contested one round - and Ogier didn't even score on his two guest appearances for Peugeot.
But he still gets the top-10 nod over his fellow interlopers on account of his staggering times in Monte Carlo, where he gained over a minute on eventual winner Mikko Hirvonen as he recovered from an early off. It looked like Hirvonen would have managed to stay ahead, and an alternator failure for Ogier made sure of it. But the Frenchman had still served notice of how impressive he would be in 2010.
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