Sebastien Ogier remains firmly on course to win Rally Mexico and with just one stage to go still heads the pack by over a minute.

Ogier began the final day just over 60 seconds up on Volkswagen team-mate, Jari-Matti Latvala and despite his advantage, he was still very quick. Indeed he won SS19, and was then second in SS20 and third in SS21: "I didn't want to take any risks," Ogier said, "but I found a good rhythm."

Latvala meanwhile thought he had a suspension problem in SS20, but his fears appear to be unfounded and he was second quickest in SS21.

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Behind, Thierry Neuville remains third in his Hyundai, ahead of the Fiesta R WRC cars of Elfyn Evans, Martin Prokop and Bentio Guerra in positions 4 through to 6. Chris Atkinson holds seventh, with Rally 2 re-starters Mikko Hirvonen, Kris Meeke and Mads Ostberg eighth, ninth and tenth respectively.

In WRC2, Yuriy Protasov is still on top and still on course for the class win, despite breaking a front driveshaft in SS19 - the Super Special.

The event now concludes with the Power Stage - a repeat-run through the 8.25 km El Brinco test, ran yesterday as SS16. It is due to start at 12.08 hours local time [18.08 hours UK time].

Rally Mexico: Overall standings after Stage 21 (Top 10):

1. Sebastien Ogier Volkswagen Motorsport Polo R WRC 4hours 23m 07.6s M
2. Jari-Matti Latvala Volkswagen Motorsport Polo R WRC +01m 10.8s M
3. Thierry Neuville Hyundai Motorsport i20 WRC +05m 22.2s M
4. Elfyn Evans M-Sport WRT Ford Fiesta RS WRC +06m 37.2s M
5. Martin Prokop Jipocar Czech National Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC +09m 37.0s M
6. Benito Guerra M-Sport WRT Ford Fiesta RS WRC +12m 41.6s
7. Chris Atkinson Hyundai Motorsport i20 WRC +14m 54.5s M
8. Mikko Hirvonen M-Sport WRT Ford Fiesta RS WRC +17m 01.9s M
9. Kris Meeke Citroen Total Abu Dhabi WRT DS3 WRC +18m 01.7s M
10. Mads Ostberg Citroen Total Abu Dhabi WRT DS3 WRC +25m 32.0s

WRC2 standings after Stage 21 (Top 3):

1. Yuriy Protasov Ford Fiesta R5 4hours 50m 18.6s WRC2
2. Massimiliano Rendina Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X RC2 +23m 51.9s WRC 2
3. Lorenzo Bertelli Ford Fiesta R5 +24m 17.4s WRC2

Notable retirements:

SS3. Andreas Mikkelsen Volkswagen Motorsport II Polo R WRC Went off M*
SS3. Ott Tanak Drive DMACK Ford Fiesta R5 Went off WRC 2*
SS3. Quentin Gilbert Ford Fiesta R5 Retired WRC 2*
SS3. Nicolas Fuchs Ford Fiesta RRC Suspension WRC 2*
SS3. Augusto Bestard Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X RC2 Retired WRC 2*
SS8. Mikko Hirvonen M-Sport WRT Ford Fiesta RS WRC Electrical M*
SS8. Kris Meeke Citroen Total Abu Dhabi WRT DS3 WRC Suspension M*
SS10. Robert Kubica RK M-Sport WRT Ford Fiesta RS WRC Rolled M*

SS12. Lorenzo Bertelli Ford Fiesta R5 Retired WRC2**
SS12/13. Mads Ostberg Citroen Total Abu Dhabi WRT DS3 WRC Suspension damage - hit a bank**
SS13. Andreas Mikkelsen Volkswagen Motorsport II Polo R WRC Rolled M**
SS13. Robert Kubica RK M-Sport WRT Ford Fiesta RS WRC Rolled M

* denotes re-started under Rally 2 on Saturday.
** denotes re-started under Rally 2 on Sunday.

all times unofficial