as One of biggest champion favorite rally of the season left Toyota Ott Tänak is strongly attached to the Swedish rally win. The Estonian driver of the going was on Saturday last in the long forest stage already sure of the taste, when he lost soles made, Friday suspension-Citroën Sebastien Ogier 4.7 seconds.
Friday was the key to everything. Need to ensure good ajopaikka for the day, and today we have taken our place. All has gone as planned, Tänak said WRC+:live on.
rally in the second Andreas Mikkelsen is already at 54.3 seconds Tänakin, but his second place is everything else than sure. Citroën Esapekka Lappi lurking in 1.9 seconds from third, and Hyundai Thierry Neuville is the fourth of only 2.6 seconds to get from Lapland.
Neuville was 14. the quick journey up to really close off the road to lipsautettuaan Hyundainsa rear-end side. The belgian managed, however, to make a 360 degree turn and continue their journey.
– to Attack really hard. I just slipped off the track and spin. It took maybe 4-5 seconds. I continued to attack it even after, Neuville described.
the Spin despite Neuville made a clip of the second fastest time and won, inter alia, the Lapland of 0.6 seconds.
I didn't attack enough. If I attack harder, I make mistakes. This is my pace, Lapland confessed.into the tree
Rally for the top spot Saturday went Teemu Sunisen date received 14. special stage more darker tone when he slipped Fordinsa snippet at the end of the rib above to a tree. The process took about half a minute, and Sunisen car was damaged so badly that he can continue the rally. When other cars are headed to Karlstad the day second to last stage, Suninen left Torsbyn the service area.
sent off was Suniselle day another. He missed the day's second special stage about a half minute, caught a snow bank and fell at the tip of the fight.
on Saturday, drive another two short special stages, which dimensions is 4,70 kilometers. On Sunday the program has three stages and 51,31 ek-miles.the Brakes glowing
for himself-given the 50-year-gift is not produced by a double world champion the joy he rally from sure hope. Friday Grönholm made on several occasions the acquaintance of the snow, and I had eventually to abort even before the day of maintenance.
Grönholm returned to the route on Saturday and drove during the morning quite worthily. He missed the bottom-driving of an average over a second a mile. This afternoon, the difference doubled, until 14. special stage tv-picture shows, how Grönholm progress very slowly and his car rear brakes glowing red hot.
I have no brakes at all. The problem began almost a clip of at the beginning. The brakes go all the time for the worse. The end was already dangerous.
the quick journey end of the hand brake driven Grönholm left off ogier's stage-from the bottom of 32.9 seconds.the Situation 14/19 ek:no, after:
1. Ott Tänak, Toyota
2. Andreas Mikkelsen, Hyundai +54,3
4. Thierry Neuville, Hyundai +to 58.8
5. Elfyn Evans, M-Sport +1:06,7
6. Kris Meeke, Toyota +1:35,0
7. Sébastien Loeb, Hyundai +1:35,5
Story updated clock 17.55: Added information about the lack of Suninen can continue to rally.