France's Sebastien Ogier clinched his third successive world rally championship title for Volkswagen on Sunday after winning the Rally of Australia. The 31-year-old became just the third driver to win three championships in a row, joining his countryman Sebastien Loeb and Finland's Tommi Makinen. Ogier won the final seven stages to capture the three-day gravel road event by 12.3 seconds from his Finnish teammate, Jari-Matti Latvala. Northern Ireland's Kris Meeke finished third, a further 20.3 seconds behind after briefly leading on day two. "It's an amazing season, the best I've ever done," said Ogier.
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