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?

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.

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

Yeah, it will be fantastic.

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?

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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