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Q&A: Mikko Hirvonen - Ford: EXCLUSIVE.

Obviously the next event is Finland and that is a special one for you as your home round. What do you think you can achieve there?

MH:
I can't wait to go there. I go to Finland for the first time as the championship leader and I definitely want to try and win it. It would be my first time [if I do win there]. Hopefully I can keep Sebastien behind and get more points than him.

Crash.net:
The fans should give you a great reception there I am sure.

MH:
Yeah, it will be fantastic.

Crash.net:
Looking to the end of the season, how confident are you that you will be able to fight for the title and even win it?

MH:
It is going to be really exciting. It is 50:50 - anything can happen. There are four gravel rallies and I know I am going to be strong on those events. If I do well on the tarmac rounds too there is a chance.


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Mikko Hirvonen (FIN), Ford Focus RS WRC07, BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team
Bjorn Waldegard shows Mikko Hirvonen around the Ford Escort RS1800. Goodwood Festival of Speed. July 2008 [Pic credit: FORD / worldrallypics.com]
Mikko Hirvonen. BP Ford Abu Dhabi WRT. Goodwood Festival of Speed. July 2008 [Pic credit: FORD / worldrallypics.com]
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