Veteran Spanish driver Carlos Sainz won the Dakar Rally for the third time on Friday, finishing with a comfortable winning margin in Saudi Arabia.
Five-time world champion Sebastien Ogier escaped any unforseen late drama to win the Rally of Corsica on Sunday and stretch his lead in the world championship.
After running unchallenged, Jean Todt has been re-elected as FIA president. "It is gratifying to have such universal support," he said.
Volkswagen, world champions for the past four years, said Wednesday they are withdrawing from the world rally championship dealing a major blow to the series.
Kris Meeke was fastest through five of six stages on Friday, though one was awarded after Hayden Paddon and Ott Tanak's cars caught fire.
World champion Sebastien Ogier blasted Rally of Sweden organisers as "idiots" on Wednesday after the race had eight stages cut due to lack of snow and rising temperatures.
Sebastien Ogier leads after day one of the Wales Rally GB, but Kris Meeke gave the world champion plenty to ponder.
Stephane Peterhansel won the sixth stage of the Dakar rally on Friday as his Mini team-mate Carlos Sainz retained the overall lead.
Ott Tanak sealed his first World Rally title when he finished second to Thierry Neuville in the rally of Catalonia on Sunday.
A familiar face leads the Rally Italy after Thursday's opening stage, which was won by Sebastien Ogier.
A bright start from Kris Meeke enabled him to go easy in the afternoon and take a 45.3-second lead over Sebastien Ogier into the final day.
World Rally Championship leader Sebastien Ogier was on top once again with victory in the Rally de Portugal super special stage.
Sebastian Ogier has continued his dominance of the Rally Germany.