WRC Rally Sweden off to spectacular start

Mads Østberg was hot in this morning’s Shakedown Stage for the WRC Rally Sweden. The Citroën Racing driver finished seventh in tonight’s opening super special stage at Karlstad’s horse racing track. Andreas Mikkelsen (Volkswagen Motorsport) took the overnight lead from team-mate Sébastien Ogier and returning sensation Ott Tänak (Ford Fiesta RS WRC) in third. Who is your money on for the overall win this weekend?

Top Ten after SS1:
01) Andreas Mikkelsen
Volkswagen Polo R WRC – 01m 33.4s
02) Sebastien Ogier
Volkswagen Polo R WRC + 0.8s
03) Ott Tanak
Ford Fiesta RS WRC + 2.2s
04) Jari-Matti Latvala
Volkswagen Polo R WRC + 2.4s
05) Mikko Hirvonen
Ford Fiesta RS WRC + 2.6s
06) Henning Solberg
Ford Fiesta RS WRC + 3.0s
07) Mads Ostberg
Citroën DS3 WRC + 3.2s
08) Juho Hanninen
Hyundai i20 WRC + 3.2s
09) Thierry Neuville
Hyundai i20 WRC + 3.4s
10) Kris Meeke
Citroën DS3 WRC + 3.9s