Rally Argentina winner Kris Meeke is heading to Portugal full of confidence but says his victory hasn't changed his frame of mind for the remainder of the 2015 World Rally Championship.

The Northern Irish driver took a surprise maiden WRC win last month, provoking emotional scenes as Meeke devoted the win to his late mentor Colin McRae. The Citroen driver is in a buoyant mood as WRC returns to Europe but insists his strategy of staying consistent and avoiding mistakes will not change.

"After winning my first WRC rally, perhaps the pressure is off me a little bit," Meeke said. "In Argentina, everything worked out perfectly. I know we still have a lot to do in order to be competitive at all of the rallies, but the win has given us confidence.

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"We'll have to keep going and stick to our strategy. I'm not going to set myself any new goals. I just need to be very consistent and avoid making any mistakes."

The 35-year-old driver will arrive at Rally Portugal with a revised aerodynamic package on his Citroen DS 3 WRC machine which he hopes will close the gap in performance on Volkswagen, who at the hands of Sebastien Ogier won the opening three events of the year before Meeke's triumph.

Meeke has limited experience competing in Portugal in the premier category, having race just once before in 2014, when he was forced to retire from the event. However, he feels a heavily altered route for Rally Portugal could favour him compared to his more experienced rivals.

"In Portugal, the revised route should help us to make up for our lack of experience. We'll see what this round has in store."