Thierry Neuville won at the end in Sweden, the snow rally, ahead of Craig Breen in a Citroen by almost 20 seconds. For Brin, this result became the best in his career.
The Belgian from the start of the stage, all kept under control and never allowed the rivals to doubt his success. Only a small reversal on Saturday allowed the Breen to get closer to the leader, but Thierry has again increased the lead, comfortably finishing first.
“It’s just an incredible weekend, said after the finish, the winner of the race. – We did not expect to be here so fast. But the team and the car allowed me to fight for the victory.
We deserved to win last year, and even more deserved it. Our team of more than two hundred people, they did everything possible to achieve this result.
I’m really happy how passed this stage and looking forward to the next races.”
“No, this time I’m not going to cry, said after the finish Breen, for whom this success became the highest achievement in my career. It’s really wonderful. I’m in seventh heaven.
I would like to thank everyone who worked to achieve this result. Last year we were here is very hard, but the guys did everything right”.
The third step of the podium was taken by another racer Hyundai Andreas Mikkelsen up to a partner he did not have a good half a minute.
“I really pricto to finish on the podium is my first success with Hyundai, – said Andreas Mikkelsen. – Bonus stage went smoothly. Here you need badly to take risks to achieve a result. Great when you have the opportunity to finish as high”.
Esapekka Lappi for Toyota finished fourth, although claimed the podium to errors made on Friday.
Ott Tanak and reigning world champion Sebastien Ogier had to clear the track on the first day of arrival in the future and are unable to catch the leaders. As a result, they rounded out the top ten.
The results are being prepared
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