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"We have been very pleased by the performance of our tyres on what is certainly one of the toughest events of the year. The sustained high speeds and big jumps mean that our tyres are constantly subjected to extreme forces: especially the sidewalls that have to bear the load when the cars land. Despite these very challenging conditions, we are pleased to report that none of the leading runners experienced any problems directly related to the tyres at all. Even in cases where the tyre was knocked off the rim due to an impact with a rock, the tyre stayed up and enabled drivers to complete the stage with minimal damage. Now we look forward to the next rally, in Australia, which will be a brand new event for us and no doubt present a completely different type of challenge."



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Podium Rally Finland 2009
Podium Rally Finland 2009
Tommi Makinen, Toyota Gazoo Racing, WRC [Credit: WRC]
Mattias Ekstrom (SWE), World RX [Credit: FIA World Rallycross]
Podio, Sebastien Ogier, Julien Ingrassia (Volkswagen Polo WRC #1, Volkswagen Motorsport), winners, 2n place Andreas Mikkelsen ,Ola Floene (Volkswagen Polo R WRC, #9 Volkswagen Motorsport II), 3th place Ott Tanak (EST) Kuldar (EST), Ford Fiesta R5, M-Sport World Rally Team
Podio, Sebastien Ogier, Julien Ingrassia (Volkswagen Polo WRC #1, Volkswagen Motorsport), winners
Podio, Sebastien Ogier, Julien Ingrassia (Volkswagen Polo WRC #1, Volkswagen Motorsport), winners
Podio, Andreas Mikkelsen ,Ola Floene (Volkswagen Polo R WRC, #9 Volkswagen Motorsport II), 2n place
Podio, Ott Tanak (EST) Kuldar (EST), Ford Fiesta R5, M-Sport World Rally Team, 3th place
Giuseppe Testa (ITA) Emanuele Inglesi (ITA) Peugeot 208 R2
Fabio Andolfi (ITA) Simone Scattolin (ITA) Peugeot 208 R2
Giuseppe Testa (ITA) Emanuele Inglesi (ITA) Peugeot 208 R2
Fabio Andolfi (ITA) Simone Scattolin (ITA) Peugeot 208 R2
Fabio Andolfi (ITA) Simone Scattolin (ITA) Peugeot 208 R2
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Andrea Crugnola, Renault Clio R3
Simone Tempestini, Citroen DS3 R3

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