The pilot M-Sport’s Ott Tanak won the first special stage, Rally Finland.
Estonian Ford Fiesta passed by the first additional 1.44,1, ahead of closest pursuer by 1.1 seconds.
“I have respect for these roads. When in Finland, you have a good feel of the car, enjoying the local competition,” said Ott.
The second was the Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville. The Belgian managed to leave behind the overall leader of the season-2017 Sebastien Ogier. Recall that in the standings ahead of the Frenchman Thierry on 11 points.
Fourth place was won by Craig Breen on the Citroen C3, and the fifth became a local favourite Jari-Matti Latvala, representing Toyota.
The second half of the top ten amounted to Hayden Paddon, Juho Hanninen, Kris Meeke, Elfyn Evans and Dani Sordo.
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