SS17: TÄNAK WINS RALLY ESTONIA!
He’s done it! An inch-perfect drive from the Hyundai man to record a wonderful home victory at Rally Estonia! This one is special…
He’s sets 3rd fastest time here in the Wolf Power Stage.
“I need to get some air first! A challenging, rough stage. I am happy to win with Hyundai for the first time. We have been working so hard – I mean the team has been working so hard, I have been sitting at home on the sofa! It’s a great feeling and at the first Rally Estonia the win is mine, so I’m happy for sure.”
What a weekend for the Irishman! He equals his best ever WRC finish with 2nd overall here at Rally Estonia. The Hyundai team will be delighted.
4th so far on the Wolf Power Stage.
“Incredible. We took is easy in there and we wanted to make it through. I have to thank every one who offered me the chance this weekend – I feel like I’m at the start of my career again!”
Across the line, the Frenchman stops the clocks with 3rd fastest so far and 3rd overall at the end of a challenging weekend.
“It was very rough in there – hard to be fully agressive with it. Good points for the championship.”
5.1sec slower than his Toyota teammate here in the Wolf Power Stage. Elfyn can be chuffed with 4th overall after a strong drive here in Estonia.
“He’s flying! Not a bad stage from us. It’s very rough and easy to give some seconds away, but Kalle has done a great job.”
Fastest by over 20sec! Had it not been for a one-minute penalty for a technical infringement on Saturday, the teenage star could have been on for podium result…
“It was a really nice weekend. Perfect driving from me – I don’t make any mistakes, but we were unlucky with a few things.”
The Finn makes it through in one piece, ending the event 6th overall and top M-Sport Ford driver.
Fastest so far here with a time of 10min33.423sec.
“I tried – but I needed to bring the car home. A difficult feeling.”