Rally Estonia - 3rd Day - 1st Loop: Comfortable lead for Rovanpera, team tactics at Hyundai

At the end of the morning loop of the third day of Rally Estonia, Kalle Rovanpera remains in the top, with Craig Breen and Thierry Neuville following.

Kalle Rovanpera is still on the first position and he extended his leading over Craig Breen setting the fastest time on Stage 10.

The Irish driver is still second and he lost time in comparison with the leader with their gap being at 35,7 seconds.

Thierry Neuville completes the top three and his position is being threatened by the seven-time World Champion.

Sebastien Ogier is fourth and he was chasing Neuville for the third position of the podium. Their gap is at 4,5 seconds.

Elfyn Evans remains fifth and he stuggled to feel comfortable inside his car. For this reason, he could not match his opponents on the times.

Teemu Suninen following him and he had a hot moment on Stage 10 when he came quickly into a left hander and slid sideaways off the road while he had to stop the engine of his Fiesta.

Pierre-Louis Loubet is seventh and, according to him, his target is to finish the event without facing any problem.

Gus Greensmith restarted toay under the regulations of Rally2 after the technical issue he faced in the first loop of the second day and he was not so competitive in this loop.

Ott Tanak was another driver who restarted today under the regulations of Rally2 after the two punctures and the radiator problem he faced yesterday. He offered a spectacle to his compatriots as he set the fastest time on Stage 11, 12 and 13. However, he started 13 minutes later on Stage 12 to help Neuville with his fight with Ogier. He started after Ogier and before Neuville and he received a 2:10.0 second time penalty for this delay. The same thing he did as well on Stage 13.

Watch below the stage times:

Watch below the overall classification after SS13:

Photo Credits: Toyota

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