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Ott Tänak increases lead in Rally Sweden, Thierry Neuville on the sigh of the stage despite slipper at high speed

ea5700f4d9d6d7319ebb13cad8209cf0 - Ott Tänak increases lead in Rally Sweden, Thierry Neuville on the sigh of the stage despite slipper at high speed

Ott Tänak (Toyota Yaris) is also after the third day in the Rally of Sweden in the lead. The Est won Saturday afternoon, three klassementsritten and 54.5 for the Norwegian Andreas Mikkelsen (Hyundai i20) and the Fin Esapekka Lappi (Citroën C3), who shared second. Thierry Neuville is fourth, and follows only 2.3 of Mikkelsen and Lappi. The Belgian spun off Saturday at high speed, but came with a fright.

Except for a slipper of leader Teemu Suninen was a relatively quiet morning in Sweden. To the end of the second stage slipped Suninen in a sneeuwmuur. A dozen spectators had more than a minute is required to get the Fin back smooth to push. The same Suninen went in the afternoon, again in the error. Suninen spun at high speed, and then came against a tree, which his Ford Fiesta all the way grown. Suninen had to give up. His team M-Sport is doing everything to make the car roadworthy to get to the final day.

Good morning for Neuville

Thierry Neuville had a great morning and moved from seventh place to fourth place, where he Lappi pressured. The Fin was helped by a tactical operation of the team and of his team-mate Sébastien Ogier (Citroen C3 WRC). After his crash on Friday had to Ogier on Saturday and first on to the track. The Frenchman thought that but nothing, reported aware later on at the start, allowing him to imprisonment, and later had to start.

That was exactly what the Frenchman intended. He started after Neuville and just for Lappi. A tactical game that Neuville, however, not to the point brought. The Belgian was loud the aanvalsklok and cheated that enthusiasm almost. During KP 14 he made at a high speed a perfect spin, and then he easily could continue driving, the accelerator pedal is deeply pressed. With three rides for the bow on Sundays Neuville a small backlog of 2.3 sec on Lappi and team-mate Andreas Mikkelsen.

At the top of the standings heading Ott Tänak on his first win of the year. Tänak is the only toprijder that flawlessly continued in this match. If the Est line Sunday by can draw, he wins his first rally of the season, seventh of his career. With the eye on the constructeurskampioenschap makes Hyundai a good thing with two cars in the top four.

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