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Fifth place finish for Craig Breen at WRC Rally Sweden

Citroen WRC at Rally Sweden. Photo: Craig Breen/Facebook
Citroen WRC at Rally Sweden. Photo: Craig Breen/Facebook

Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team driver Craig Breen has brought home fifth place from WRC Rally Sweden.

At the rally end Craig said there is a bit of work to do with the new car going forward but he has absolute faith in the guys back at the factory.

“Difficult. Okay, fifth place here is perhaps less spectacular than what we did in Monte. We have a bit of work to do but I have absolute faith in the guys back at the factory. This car has so much potential. I really think we can make something special.”

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Jari-Matti Latvala took the rally win by 29.2 seconds over Ott Tanak in 2nd, Sebastien Ogier rounded off the podium in 3rd spot.

WRC Rally Sweden Results

1 Jari-Matti Latvala, M.Anttila Toyota 2h36m03.6s
2 Ott Tanak, M.Jarveoja Ford 29.2s
3 Sebastien Ogier, J.Ingrassia Ford 59.5s
4 Dani Sordo, M.Marti Hyundai 2m11.5s
5 Craig Breen, S.Martin Citroen 2m51.2s
6 Elfyn Evans, D.Barritt Ford 5m26.6s
7 Hayden Paddon, J.Kennard Hyundai 5m31.2s
8 Stephane Lefebvre, G.Moreau Citroen 7m14.7s
9 Pontus Tidemand, J.Andersson Skoda 9m11.1s
10 Teemu Suninen, M.Markkula Ford 10m02.9s
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Additional reporting thanks to Jamie Kent.

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