The 2018 World Rally Championships is approaching its finale. Here are the highlights from an action-packed season so far, which has taken in an array of jaw-dropping locations.
Monte-Carlo – The 2018 season started along the French Riviera. M-Sport Ford's Sébastien Ogier won the opening rally with his co-driver Julien Ingrassia. TOYOTA claimed both second and third place in the driver standings.
The tour rolled on to a snow-covered course in Sweden. French duo Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul won their first rally of the season for Hyundai. Both drivers and manufacturer led their respective championships.
Mexico – TOYOTA started Rally Mexico just one point behind Hyundai in the manufacturer's standings. However, the Japanese team had a poor showing as M-Sport Ford's Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia came in first.
France – Corsica was the stunning location for the fourth rally of this season's championships. The French pairing of Ogier and Ingrassia secured back-to-back victories.
Argentina – TOYOTA won their first rally of the season in the Argentine valleys. The Estonian duo of Ott Tänak and Martin Järveoja dominated much of the race to take victory.
Portugal – Hyundai's Neuville and Gilsoul secured their second rally win on a packed course in Portugal, extending their team's lead at the top of the standings.
Italy – The Belgian pair won consecutive races on the Sardinia coast as they started to run away with the driver's championship.