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
#7
Ford Puma Rally1 Hybrid icon
YN7***
M-Sport Ford WRT
RC1
Final results
6. overall
6. class RC1
6. WRC
Stage results
1. leg Time Pos. km/h
s/km
Overall Pos. after
SS1 Umeå Sprint 1 (5.16 km) 3:34.1 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
86.8 km/h
2.09 s/km
3:34.1 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"I didn't know what to expect with the grip - I think I was a bit too careful. Not very good."
SS2 Brattby 1 (10.76 km) 6:35.5 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
97.9 km/h
0.99 s/km
10:09.6 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"Yesterday night the feeling wasn't there, but we did a good stage. In some places it was not the best driving and we lost a bit of time in some junctions, but let's continue. It will be better and better."
SS3 Sarsjöliden 1 (14.23 km) 6:38.3 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
128.6 km/h
0.70 s/km
16:47.9 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
SS4 Botsmark 1 (25.81 km) 12:13.6 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
126.7 km/h
0.53 s/km
29:01.5 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
"It wasn't easy and sometimes I was struggling a bit to know where is flat-out or not. We will continue to try to progress."
SS5 Brattby 2 (10.76 km) 6:32.9 2.
2. class RC1

2. WRC
98.6 km/h
0.72 s/km
35:34.4 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"It was difficult. We tried to stay on the line and we did a good run I think."
SS6 Sarsjöliden 2 (14.23 km) 6:44.6 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
126.6 km/h
0.67 s/km
42:19.0 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"Unfortunately something is wrong at the front. We have to fix it. It's nothing big and I think we know what it is, so we will try to fix it for the next one."
SS7 Botsmark 2 (25.81 km) 12:19.6 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
125.6 km/h
0.67 s/km
54:38.6 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"We don't have hybrid. It's not the best on this type of stage, but it's like that."
SS8 Umeå Sprint 2 (5.16 km) 3:43.1 20.
7. class RC1

20. WRC
83.3 km/h
2.91 s/km
58:21.7 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"On the first braking point I missed the junction. It's like that, unfortunately. After that it was not so bad. I think we can be happy with our progress."
2. leg
SS9 Norrby 1 (12.54 km) 5:31.4 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
136.2 km/h
0.89 s/km
1:03:53.1 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"I wasn't very in at the beginning of the stage. I struggled a bit with the grip because it's very different to yesterday. Not very good driving on my side."
SS10 Floda 1 (28.25 km) 12:39.2 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
134.0 km/h
0.98 s/km
1:16:32.3 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"It was a bit better, so let's continue."
SS11 Sävar 1 (17.28 km) 8:16.6 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
125.3 km/h
0.54 s/km
1:24:48.9 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"I struggled to be clean on my driving, but it's okay. The pace notes are good, it's just that in some parts I am too cautious."
SS12 Norrby 2 (12.54 km) 5:31.8 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
136.1 km/h
0.65 s/km
1:30:20.7 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
"I am struggling with the rear, especially near the start. It was very difficult, but we are here eventually."
SS13 Floda 2 (28.25 km) 12:21.3 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
137.2 km/h
0.40 s/km
1:42:42.0 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
SS14 Sävar 2 (17.28 km) 8:35.8 7.
7. class RC1

7. WRC
120.6 km/h
0.81 s/km
1:51:17.8 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"This afternoon the pace is better. It was tricky with the ruts and I stuggled a bit with my lines, but it's all fine. We'll continue and keep going."
SS15 Umeå 1 (10.08 km) 5:55.7 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
102.0 km/h
0.64 s/km
1:57:13.5 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"It's been a difficult day today. The conditions were tricky so I am happy to be at the end. We did some good things but I tried to be cautious now because I didn't want to make a mistake in the last one."
3. leg
SS16 Västervik 1 (26.48 km) 13:20.8 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
119.0 km/h
1.50 s/km
2:10:34.3 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"I was too careful and I had a bad rhythm. It was too much!"
SS17 Västervik 2 (26.48 km) 13:08.6 8.
8. class RC1

8. WRC
120.9 km/h
1.19 s/km
2:23:42.9 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
"It was a bit better, but I was quite careful again because we have nothing to play for. In a junction, the car went out of the ruts and I was a bit wide. I lost two or three seconds but nothing major."
SS18 Umeå 2[Power Stage] (10.08 km) 8:10.6 42.
8. class RC1

42. WRC
74.0 km/h
14.74 s/km
2:31:53.5 6.
6. class RC1

6. WRC
Stopped
"Something stopped, so we went slowly to the end. We had a bit of smoke, but there was no fire."
Overall
WRC
RC1
Entry photos from this event
Models
Ford Puma Rally1 Hybrid
Rally Sweden 2023
photo
#7 Loubet P. - Gilsoul N.
1:18
IXO 18RMC154B.22

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