Toyota pilot Jari-Matti Latvala missed the opportunity for the fourth time to win the Rally Finland due to a malfunction of the vehicle.
Jari-Matti was leading on the home stage before the special stage Ouninpohja his Yaris has suddenly slowed down due to mechanical failure.
Rally Finland: Jari-Matti Latvala grabbed the lead at Esapekka Lappi
Latvala was able to continue driving distances, but soon had to re-Park your car at the roadside where he, along with co Miickey Anttila tried to repair the equipment.
Latvala can get back in the fight, but he has lost 12 minutes. This failure of team mate allowed to resume competition leaders Esapekka Lappi.
“I didn’t want to lead the way. In a bad situation. It’s a shame that all this had to happen,” admitted Lappi.
Now Esapekka wins from nearest rival Juho Hanninen 54 seconds.
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