Hyundai's Ott Tanak wins WRC Arctic rally

  Estonian driver wins five of the 10 stages to claim overall victory; Toyota second Ott Tanak’s Hyundai career may not have always yielded the results he was hoping for when he joined as reigning champion last year, but the Arctic Rally Finland – which joined the championship at short notice after Sweden was pulled due to Covid restrictions – was as close to perfect as it got. “Finland is the home territory of Toyota , so to win here, on a brand new rally, feels very special,” he said, after claiming his second win in the i20 WRC. “We just went as fast as was safely possible.” The Estonian led from start to finish, claiming five of the 10 stages to avenge his retirement on the season-opener in Monte-Carlo and get back into the championship fight. Sebastien Ogier , wholed the standings after the Monte , had a rally to forget in Finland, suffering from being first on the road on the opening day and acting as a snowplough for his rivals. He headed into Saturday, constituting the bulk o .. Full story on autocar.co.uk 

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