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Esapekka Lappi just won his 4th ever event in a WRC car

Esapekka Lappi is a new rally superstar. Importantly, Lappi’s surprise victory in Rally Finland wasn’t due to luck as he took the lead well before the regular frontrunners hit trouble. Rally Finland was a crazy event (none of the top 5 finishers had won a rally before) but Lappi kept his head and marked himself as a star of the future.

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Rally Finland was the fastest ever WRC event

Kris Meeke set a new record at Rally Finland making it the fastest ever event in WRC history. The cars frequently reached over 200kph with an AVERAGE speed of 126kph which is mighty fast on narrow forest roads with jumps.

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WRC: MacGyver would be proud of Elfyn Evans’ Rally Finland repair job

When Elfyn Evans broke his suspension during Rally Finland he kept his car going by strapping the biggest spanner from his toolkit to the broken wishbone. Not only did it work, but it lasted 85km until Evans reached the Service Park. Nice work!

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