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
#33
Toyota GR Yaris Rally1 Hybrid icon
A-6***
Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT
RC1
Final results
5. overall
5. class RC1
5. WRC
Stage results
1. leg Time Pos. km/h
s/km
Overall Pos. after
SS1 Umeå Sprint 1 (5.16 km) 3:26.4 3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
90.0 km/h
0.60 s/km
3:26.4 3.
3. class RC1

3. WRC
"I think the snowbanks are just so hard, as soon as you touch them it damages the bodywork straight away. Not a great run."
SS2 Brattby 1 (10.76 km) 6:34.5 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
98.2 km/h
0.90 s/km
10:00.9 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"The conditions are really bad to be honest and the snowbanks are really hard as well. A difficult start."
SS3 Sarsjöliden 1 (14.23 km) 6:33.7 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
130.1 km/h
0.38 s/km
16:34.6 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"I just understeered on a long corner and completely missed my apex. It's not going well so far."
SS4 Botsmark 1 (25.81 km) 12:05.4 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
128.1 km/h
0.21 s/km
28:40.0 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"I'm struggling in a lot of areas. Struggling to find confidence and the balance overall - it's not easy out there."
SS5 Brattby 2 (10.76 km) 6:35.2 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
98.0 km/h
0.94 s/km
35:15.2 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
"It's a case of survival to be honest. Of course, the conditions are quite bad, but it's going to improve with every car."
SS6 Sarsjöliden 2 (14.23 km) 6:37.6 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
128.8 km/h
0.18 s/km
41:52.8 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
"It was pretty clean overall, with no big dramas. All fine."
SS7 Botsmark 2 (25.81 km) 12:08.2 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
127.6 km/h
0.23 s/km
54:01.0 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
"We made a few changes in service to the set-up. I wasn't feeling like it was going to be so good, but let's see."
SS8 Umeå Sprint 2 (5.16 km) 3:31.0 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
88.0 km/h
0.56 s/km
57:32.0 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
"Pretty okay really, I just didn't have the best run. It was a better afternoon but not so good in here. I wouldn't go so far as saying we're confident after today, but we're definitely moving in the right direction."
2. leg
SS9 Norrby 1 (12.54 km) 5:23.1 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
139.7 km/h
0.23 s/km
1:02:55.1 4.
4. class RC1

4. WRC
SS10 Floda 1 (28.25 km) 12:16.3 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
138.1 km/h
0.17 s/km
1:15:11.4 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"We have to look now and see what happens in the next one. I didn't have a good feeling to be honest, so it's not really a surprise."
SS11 Sävar 1 (17.28 km) 8:11.1 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
126.7 km/h
0.23 s/km
1:23:22.5 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"I'm not surprised at all. It's not working as it should, just the overall balance. I'm struggling a lot to be honest and I don't feel comfortable."
SS12 Norrby 2 (12.54 km) 5:43.0 14.
9. class RC1

14. WRC
131.6 km/h
1.55 s/km
1:29:05.5 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
Spin
"I just lost the rear on the way in, I couldn't recover it and we hit the snowbank. I have to go."
SS13 Floda 2 (28.25 km) 12:14.5 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
138.5 km/h
0.16 s/km
1:41:20.0 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"It was definitely smoother than yesterday, but it's so extreme on the tyres. I'm trying to be as gentle as possible but the conditions are pretty tricky in here."
SS14 Sävar 2 (17.28 km) 8:27.4 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
122.6 km/h
0.32 s/km
1:49:47.4 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"Pretty slippery to be honest - I took it fairly steady. It's just a case of getting through now."
SS15 Umeå 1 (10.08 km) 5:55.7 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
102.0 km/h
0.64 s/km
1:55:43.1 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"Now it's been a case of getting through without issues. We sort of fell out of the battle after that spin and it's just a case of making no mistakes now."
3. leg
SS16 Västervik 1 (26.48 km) 12:57.2 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
122.7 km/h
0.61 s/km
2:08:40.3 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"It's not too bad, the lights are okay with all the white of the snowbanks. If it was a dark forest in Wales it would be different, but here the vision is quite alright."
SS17 Västervik 2 (26.48 km) 12:55.6 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
122.9 km/h
0.70 s/km
2:21:35.9 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"Pretty okay. We were really careful again, but let's see. The target is to try and score some [Power Stage] points. Based on the weekend, that's going to be a difficult target, but we'll try our best."
SS18 Umeå 2[Power Stage] (10.08 km) 5:42.6 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
105.9 km/h
0.06 s/km
2:27:18.5 5.
5. class RC1

5. WRC
"It was pretty okay but the grip was quite mixed. It sums up the weekend really - it's not been easy, but of course we look forward to the next one now."
Overall
WRC
RC1
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