70. Rally Sweden 2023

WRC #2WRC2 #2JWRC #1WRC2 Challenger #2WRC3 #2WRC Masters Cup #2
9. 2. – 12. 2. 2023, Umeå • Rally Sweden AB • snow - ice 301.18 km • total distance including road sections - 1194.16 km • Other years
#42
Hyundai i20 N Rally1 Hybrid icon
ALZ***
Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT
RC1
Final results
2. overall
2. class RC1
2. WRC
Stage results
1. leg Time Pos. km/h
s/km
Overall Pos. after
SS1 Umeå Sprint 1 (5.16 km) 3:30.0 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
88.5 km/h
1.30 s/km
3:30.0 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"Quite okay but I struggled quite a lot with the traction coming out of the junctions and under braking."
SS2 Brattby 1 (10.76 km) 6:24.8 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
100.7 km/h
9:54.8 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
"I've missed that feeling! Very, very simple, completely effortless. Second chance - I'm a very lucky boy."
SS3 Sarsjöliden 1 (14.23 km) 6:31.1 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
131.0 km/h
0.20 s/km
16:25.9 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
"Completely different story here. A lot of tricky fast places, I was losing the rear and it surprised me in places. Relatively clean stage. All I could do."
SS4 Botsmark 1 (25.81 km) 12:00.7 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
128.9 km/h
0.03 s/km
28:26.6 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
"Quite okay. I was very close to missing the braking on one junction - I had to drive into a snowbank to get it stopped! No dramas, I'm just trying to perfect my braking wherever I can."
SS5 Brattby 2 (10.76 km) 6:25.1 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
100.6 km/h
34:51.7 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
"I could probably be the mayor of Brattby at this stage! The car is absolutely on rails - I've never had anything like this before. More of that please!|
SS6 Sarsjöliden 2 (14.23 km) 6:35.0 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
129.7 km/h
41:26.7 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
"That one didn't feel so nice - I struggled with the front in some places, but it's still incredibly fun."
SS7 Botsmark 2 (25.81 km) 12:06.4 3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
127.9 km/h
0.16 s/km
53:33.1 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
"I tried to manage the tyres as best I could. I had so much understeer in the second half of the stage but it was a relatively clean run."
SS8 Umeå Sprint 2 (5.16 km) 3:32.4 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
87.5 km/h
0.83 s/km
57:05.5 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
"Definitely one of my strongest days. Last year I was usually upside down or stuck in a hedge somewhere, so it's music to my ears to be in the lead tonight. It's the Mad Hatter's Tea Party and we're all invited - I can't wait!"
2. leg
SS9 Norrby 1 (12.54 km) 5:21.6 3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
140.4 km/h
0.11 s/km
1:02:27.1 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
"The tea party's alive! Fair play to the Hyundai engine boys, they've done a cracking job. That was very much a 'power' stage. We're in a safe rhythm."
SS10 Floda 1 (28.25 km) 12:11.5 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
139.0 km/h
1:14:38.6 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
"That was nice. Doing 200kph through the forest, it's what dreams are made of. I'm just making the most of it and trying to preserve the [tyre] studs where I can."
SS11 Sävar 1 (17.28 km) 8:11.3 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
126.6 km/h
0.24 s/km
1:22:49.9 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
"Unfortunately it's one of those instances where I never got to do this stage last year and this was my first time discovering it. There were places I was a little too cautious and hesitant, but it's absolutely fine. The car worked well in the second pass yesterday so I'm absolutely full of confidence."
SS12 Norrby 2 (12.54 km) 5:25.1 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
138.9 km/h
0.12 s/km
1:28:15.0 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
"I got caught in a snowbank near the start and we were quite lucky to get out of it. I'm happy with everything else - everything's fine."
SS13 Floda 2 (28.25 km) 12:14.1 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
138.5 km/h
0.15 s/km
1:40:29.1 1.
1. class RC1

1. WRC
Puncture
"No idea, I don't know what we've dropped. It was a delamination in a straight line."
SS14 Sävar 2 (17.28 km) 8:25.4 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
123.1 km/h
0.21 s/km
1:48:54.5 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
"Quite tricky. I struggled a little bit with the high-speed section at the end, I was missing some confidence. We're still in the fight and we're here at the end."
SS15 Umeå 1 (10.08 km) 5:59.5 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
100.9 km/h
1.02 s/km
1:54:54.0 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
"We tried to the best that we could, but again in this one it's so difficult to get the car to do what I want. We're going to give our best tomorrow and see what happens."
3. leg
SS16 Västervik 1 (26.48 km) 12:45.5 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
124.5 km/h
0.17 s/km
2:07:39.5 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
"I tried to be as committed as I could, but in one or two places I was just too hesitant. We got through it cleanly with no mistakes and that's very important."
SS17 Västervik 2 (26.48 km) 12:40.8 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
125.3 km/h
0.14 s/km
2:20:30.3
0:10
3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
Penalty  0:10 - Late (1 min) at TC
"We made some changes to the car there. I was trying to manage the studs a little bit because towards the end of the stage it really quite difficult, but all okay."
SS18 Umeå 2[Power Stage] (10.08 km) 5:42.9 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
105.8 km/h
0.09 s/km
2:26:13.2
0:10
2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
"That wasn't the plan, but I had no way of knowing. We're happy - it's been an incredible weekend and great to be back at the front again."
Overall
WRC
RC1
Entry photos from this event
Models
Hyundai i20 N Rally1 Hybrid
Rally Sweden 2023
photo
#42 Breen C. - Fulton J.
1:43
IXO IXORAM894.22

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