21-year old Finn and co-driver Enni Mälkönen win WRC2 at round nine of the 2023 FIA World Rally Championship Andreas Mikkelsen (Škoda Fabia RS Rally2) jumps to WRC2 overall lead with fourth position in Finland Oliver Solberg and co-driver Elliott Edmondson (Škoda Fabia RS Rally2) celebrate RC2 class victory Jyväskylä (FIN), 6 August 2023 – Four Škoda Fabia RS Rally2 crews finished inside the top 5 of WRC2 at Rally Finland, round nine of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Toksport WRT’s Sami Pajari and co-driver Enni Mälkönen from Finland celebrated their maiden WRC2 victory. With fourth position, their Norwegian teammate Andreas Mikkelsen took the overall lead of the WRC2 standings.
Sharing a Škoda Fabia RS Rally2 of team Toksport WRT, Sami Pajari and co-driver Enni Mälkönen celebrated their first WRC2 victory at their home event.
Jari Huttunen/Antti Haapala fought for the WRC2 lead for Friday and most of the Saturday leg, but had to retire the Printsport Škoda Fabia RS Rally2 after stage 15.
Sharing a Toksport WRT run Škoda Fabia RS Rally2, Andreas Mikkelsen finished fourth in WRC2 – enough to take the overall lead in the championship standings.
Locals Mikko Heikkilä/Samu Vaaleri (Škoda Fabia RS Rally2) finished fifth in WRC2.
21-year-old Oliver Solberg from Sweden and British co-driver Elliott Edmondson (Škoda Fabia RS Rally2) won RC2 class, but had not nominated the rally is one of their WRC2 points scoring events. The Toksport WRT crew even finished sixth overall.