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World cup leader Thierry Neuville wants from now on points packs in each round: “Because 27 points is not much”

Halfway through the season carries Thierry Neuville (Hyundai) the standings in the world rally championship (WRC), which this weekend surged in Finland. With six world cup races, to go defend the Oostkantonner a lead of 27 points on the French defending champion Sébastien Ogier (Ford Fiesta). “It is a matter in each rally points to grab and to strike in the rallies that are better for us”, commented Neuville Wednesday ahead.

The Belgian pilot owes his margin especially to his three victories this season. He was already the best in Sweden, Portugal and Italy. In addition, reed Neuville quite constant. “We must continue at the same rhythm and try to be competitive. We will need constantly to be,” said the thirty years, as Also in a video message. “It is a matter in each rally points to address. There are still rally’s that will make us better and we can win. On those tests, we will be focusing more in the hope they win and so on head to stay out of the world cup mode. 27 points is not much, but by a rally to win you increase the gap.”

After a break of nearly seven weeks, during which Neuville in the rally of Ypres in his name, wrote, attracts the WRC circus to Finland. The eighth of thirteen world cup races, is in Harju on the hallway shot and belongs traditionally to the most difficult tests of the season. “It is always difficult, but this year, the path is also adjusted. That makes it even harder,” said Neuville. “We will have to prepare for. The speeds are always high, and we drive close to the trees. We are always afraid of. But at the same time, we are also always looking forward to it. It is one of those rally’s where there is a lot of tension prevails.”

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