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
#42
Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC icon
ALZ WR 39
Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT
RC1
Final results
7. overall
7. overall
7. class RC1
7. WRC
Stage results
1. leg Time Pos. km/h
s/km
Overall Pos. after
SS1 Harju 1 (2.31 km) 1:49.7 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
75.8 km/h
1.04 s/km
1:49.7 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"It's amazing to be back again and get back on these roads. This is what I live for - me and Paul are ready to give it everything."
SS2 Oittila (19.34 km) 9:41.0 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
119.8 km/h
0.23 s/km
11:30.7 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"Not a good feeling to be honest - I struggled. The car is crashing out all of the time and I thought I had a puncture in some places."
SS3 Moksi 1 (20.04 km) 10:00.2 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
120.2 km/h
0.19 s/km
21:30.9 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"I should be a lot better than that so we need to do a little bit more work."
SS4 Urria 1 (12.28 km) 6:08.6 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
119.9 km/h
0.05 s/km
27:39.5 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"I went hard in there and, boy, did I enjoy it! This what I wake up in the morning for and I am so happy!"
SS5 Ässämäki 1 (12.33 km) 5:50.8 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
126.5 km/h
0.09 s/km
33:30.3 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"I'm just having so much fun. I told Andrea that if there's a smile on my face then there will be times on the board so there you have it."
SS6 Äänekoski 1 (7.80 km) 3:38.2 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
128.7 km/h
0.01 s/km
37:08.5 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"We're getting closer and closer! What could be wrong; Friday morning in the forests of Finland in probably the finest car I've ever driven!"
SS7 Moksi 2 (20.04 km) 9:52.0 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
121.9 km/h
0.31 s/km
47:00.5 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"I can't see! There's something wrong with the bonnet and I couldn't see anything on the really fast stuff."
SS8 Urria 2 (12.28 km) 6:04.4 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
121.3 km/h
0.13 s/km
53:04.9 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"I won't be happy until I'm banging in the fastest times all of the time. It's going to be tight enough!"
SS9 Ässämäki 2 (12.33 km) 5:46.9 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
128.0 km/h
0.25 s/km
58:51.8 5.
5. class RC1

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

5. WRC
131.2 km/h
0.12 s/km
1:02:25.8 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"I thought I drove a very good stage. We need to try and find the speed that we had this morning."
SS11 Harju 2 (2.31 km) 1:49.5 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
75.9 km/h
0.52 s/km
1:04:15.3 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"I'm happy. It's so nice to be back again. It's late - normally we would be back in the restaurant at this time!"
2. leg
SS12 Pihlajakoski 1 (14.42 km) 7:37.3 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
113.5 km/h
0.51 s/km
1:11:52.6 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"I had an alarm for zero tyre pressure on the dash. It really threw me off - I was braking and hesitating on all of the fast stuff wondering if I had a puncture or not."
SS13 Päijälä 1 (22.87 km) 10:46.9 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
127.3 km/h
0.42 s/km
1:22:39.5 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"I enjoyed that. I think it's the narrow stuff that catches me - I don't have the confidence there just yet."
SS14 Kakaristo 1 (18.70 km) 9:13.2 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
121.7 km/h
0.70 s/km
1:31:52.7 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
SS15 Leustu 1 (10.50 km) 5:29.6 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
114.7 km/h
0.23 s/km
1:37:22.3 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"I made a couple of changes to the car and we're definitely a lot more comfortable. I never imagined that I'd be able to be this competitive so soon."
SS16 Pihlajakoski 2 (14.42 km) 7:27.1 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
116.1 km/h
0.39 s/km
1:44:49.4 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"On the narrow stuff I just can't seem to get it together. The next stage will suit us a lot better - we'll keep pushing!"
SS17 Päijälä 2 (22.87 km) 10:35.5 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
129.6 km/h
0.29 s/km
1:55:24.9 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"There isn't a millimetre left in there. I did one of the best stages of my life there to be fair, I did't leave a whole lot on the table. Nice, I enjoyed, but I want to go faster!"
SS18 Kakaristo 2 (18.70 km) 8:57.2 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
125.3 km/h
0.30 s/km
2:04:22.1 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"Experience! I've been on my holidays these last 6 months. I'm still struggling with the narrow bits - hats off to Andreas."
SS19 Leustu 2 (10.50 km) 5:26.4 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
115.8 km/h
0.33 s/km
2:09:48.5 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"I went low with the car at the start of the stage and I didn't think it would be so rough. I was nearly off of the road on a number of occasions. Not a good end to the day."
3. leg
SS20 Laukaa 1 (11.75 km) 5:35.3 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
126.2 km/h
0.48 s/km
2:15:23.8 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"I need to push more than that definitely. You need to stick your neck out sometimes in this game and it's time to do it."
SS21 Ruuhimäki 1 (11.12 km) 5:35.5 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
119.3 km/h
0.41 s/km
2:20:59.3 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"It was clear this morning that we didn't have the speed we wanted to pass Seb - now it's important that we finish the rally."
SS22 Laukaa 2 (11.75 km) 5:30.7 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
127.9 km/h
0.65 s/km
2:26:50.0
0:20
7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
Penalty  0:20 - Late (2 min) at TC
That's what we're here for. I'm still happy to be here fighting - it's more than what I expected."
SS23 Ruuhimäki 2[Power Stage] (11.12 km) 5:28.5 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
121.9 km/h
0.38 s/km
2:32:18.5
0:20
7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"It's pretty amazing - I have to thank a lot of people. I was in an extremely dark place for a few months last year and people have come to the rescue - they know who they are. It's nice to be back at this level again."
Overall
WRC
RC1
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