69. Neste Rally Finland 2019

WRC #9WRC2 #9WRC2 Pro #9JWRC #4
1. 8. – 4. 8. 2019, Jyväskylä • gravel 307.58 km • total distance including road sections - 1373.67 km • Other years
#11
Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC icon
ALZ WR 37
Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT
RC1
Final results
6. overall
6. overall
6. class RC1
6. WRC
Stage results
1. leg Time Pos. km/h
s/km
Overall Pos. after
SS1 Harju 1 (2.31 km) 1:47.3 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
77.5 km/h
1:47.3 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
"We have worked hard since the beginning of the year, especially for this event. I hope this will benefit us at some point. I am well prepared and I want to bring back a good result from Finland for the team."
SS2 Oittila (19.34 km) 9:48.4 9.
9. class RC1

9. WRC
118.3 km/h
0.61 s/km
11:35.7 9.
9. class RC1

9. WRC
"I'm surprised. The car is a little bit soft but I thought I was using all of the road - I don't know!"
SS3 Moksi 1 (20.04 km) 10:03.5 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
119.5 km/h
0.36 s/km
21:39.2 9.
9. class RC1

9. WRC
"I tried but I don't understand what is going on. On many corners I have don't cut but there are no rocks there."
SS4 Urria 1 (12.28 km) 6:12.5 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
118.7 km/h
0.37 s/km
27:51.7 9.
9. class RC1

9. WRC
"To be honest, I tried very hard. If I do more then I will go off so I have to keep the rhythm."
SS5 Ässämäki 1 (12.33 km) 5:53.0 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
125.7 km/h
0.27 s/km
33:44.7 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
SS6 Äänekoski 1 (7.80 km) 3:38.6 3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
128.5 km/h
0.06 s/km
37:23.3 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"We are constantly working with the setup. I have some ideas to work on for this afternoon. Obviously I tested in the rain and I think that is why we are missing some speed this morning."
SS7 Moksi 2 (20.04 km) 9:54.0 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
121.5 km/h
0.41 s/km
47:17.3 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"The feeling was better - maybe bottoming out a little but too much but I had a clean run. It's not the time that I was hoping for but the feeling was good."
SS8 Urria 2 (12.28 km) 6:06.4 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
120.7 km/h
0.29 s/km
53:23.7 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"I should be faster than them but I am not. I don't know why - we are missing something. We are trying everything."
SS9 Ässämäki 2 (12.33 km) 5:46.0 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
128.3 km/h
0.18 s/km
59:09.7 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
SS10 Äänekoski 2 (7.80 km) 3:34.0 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
131.2 km/h
0.12 s/km
1:02:43.7 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"We are trying. It's not easy to keep up the speed for the moment. The rally is still long."
SS11 Harju 2 (2.31 km) 1:48.3 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
76.8 km/h
1:04:32.0 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"A difficult day for us - we struggled with the settings this morning. With the risks that I am taking we should be better."
2. leg
SS12 Pihlajakoski 1 (14.42 km) 7:35.2 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
114.0 km/h
0.36 s/km
1:12:07.2 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"I had a good run. I expected to have a bit more but I can only try - we will see how they do behind."
SS13 Päijälä 1 (22.87 km) 10:49.9 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
126.7 km/h
0.55 s/km
1:22:57.1 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"I tried but the difference is very small to Suninen. I expected it to be more because I tried to push."
SS14 Kakaristo 1 (18.70 km) 9:10.6 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
122.3 km/h
0.56 s/km
1:32:07.7 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"I can't do more - since yesterday I am pushing very hard. There is still a lot of cleaning but I had a really good stage."
SS15 Leustu 1 (10.50 km) 5:31.8 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
113.9 km/h
0.44 s/km
1:37:39.5 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"The pace is there but with the road position I can not do more. Every car will go a little bit faster. The car feels good but there is no more we can do."
SS16 Pihlajakoski 2 (14.42 km) 7:25.3 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
116.6 km/h
0.26 s/km
1:45:04.8 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"I continue driving - we take a lot of pleasure but we are not fighting for the positions that we would like. It's quite rough so anything can happen."
SS17 Päijälä 2 (22.87 km) 10:38.6 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
128.9 km/h
0.42 s/km
1:55:43.4 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"I couldn't see the road for a while! This stage is fantastic to drive and the car is working well so I really enjoyed that one."
SS18 Kakaristo 2 (18.70 km) 9:01.8 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
124.3 km/h
0.55 s/km
2:04:45.2 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"That was fun. I have something bent on the rear so the car was not driving normal at the end of the stage - I have to investigate."
SS19 Leustu 2 (10.50 km) 5:23.5 3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
116.8 km/h
0.06 s/km
2:10:08.7 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"We fixed the problem but we are disappointed for today with the cleaning that we couldn't fight. We will have to stay behind and see what happens."
3. leg
SS20 Laukaa 1 (11.75 km) 5:37.4 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
125.4 km/h
0.66 s/km
2:15:46.1 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"I had an okay stage - I tried to save my tyres. Like always, it's cleaning. I am going to try to have a good run in the power stage and try to see if we can have a good run."
SS21 Ruuhimäki 1 (11.12 km) 5:32.9 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
120.3 km/h
0.18 s/km
2:21:19.0 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"It was an okay run. A little bit hesitant at some points with the changing grip levels. Not an easy stage."
SS22 Laukaa 2 (11.75 km) 5:28.7 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
128.7 km/h
0.48 s/km
2:26:47.7 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"I had a good clean run and tried to not slide to keep my tyres in shape. Anything can still happen."
SS23 Ruuhimäki 2[Power Stage] (11.12 km) 5:25.0 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
123.2 km/h
0.06 s/km
2:32:12.7 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"I tried but I don't know if it is enough. We made some improvements with the car so it is very encouraging. I was not on a good rhythm in the first stage and after that I pushed hard. With the road cleaning it was not enough."
Overall
WRC
RC1
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