Rally Estonia - 4th Day: Rovanpera takes a maiden win in WRC

At the end of this year's Rally Estonia, Kalle Rovanpera was the big winner of this event, with Craig Breen and Thierry Neuville finishing in top three.

Kalle Rovanpera claims his first ever win in WRC and becomes the youngest driver who win a WRC event having dominated on Friday stages and having managed his gap.

Craig Breen finished in second position as in last year's Rally Estonia.

Thierry Neuville completes the podium of Rally Estonia being the fastest driven on Stage 21 and 23 while he set the fastest and equal time with his teammate, Ott Tanak, on Stage 19 and 20. However, he received a 10-second time penalty on Stage 23 after having been one minute late checking into this stage. It is yet to confirm the reason of this delay, but the Belgian driver left immediately at the end of SS23 without mentioning why he started late on the stage. At the end of this stage, the gap between Neuville and Ogier decreased to 10,8 seconds from 20,8 seconds.

Sebastien Ogier finished fourth and he was not able to catch Neuville for the third postion. Also, he lost time on Stage 23 as he had to slow down a lot in one corner due to the fact that there was a rock in the road.

Elfyn Evans completes the top five and he stayed behing his main rival, Ogier, who increased his gap on driver's championship.

Teemu Suninen remained in sixth position and he had a sideaways moment on Stage 22 when his car jumped from the ruts to inside of the road. Moreover, he faced a problem on Stage 23 as he had no handbrake while he had a half spin on the Powerstage and he had to reverse losing time.

Pierre-Louis Loubet finished seventh hitting his target which was to reach the finish line.

Andreas Mikkelsen is eight on the overall classification and he is the winner on WRC2 category.

Mads Ostberg follows him, but he was not able to catch his compatriot due to the fact that he faced brake issues today.

Ott Tanak finished outside the top ten and he set the fastest time on Stage 22 as well as on Stage 19 and 20. Moreover, he scored the 5 extra points from Powerstage as he was the quickest driver there.

Gus Greensmith is another driver who finished outside the top ten. He ran out of order on SS19 after a technical issue having come out of parc ferme and he started on the stage after Evans, but he managed to repair this problem. Also, he changed a few settings on his Fiesta for Stage 22.

Watch below the stage times:

Watch below the overall classification at the end of race:

Photo Credits: Toyota

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