Rallying-Estonian Tanak wins world championship
Oct 27 (Reuters) - Toyota's Ott Tanak became the first Estonian driver to win the world rally championship when he finished second in Spain on Sunday.
Tanak scored five bonus points in the final Power Stage to extend his lead over Hyundai's Rally of Spain winner Thierry Neuville to 36 points with just one more round in Australia remaining worth a maximum 30.
Neuville beat Tanak by 17.2 seconds in the rally.
(Writing by Alan Baldwin; Editing by Alison Williams)