Jari-Matti Latvala is hoping to take home the victory at the high-speed Rally Poland this weekend and wants to put his recent misfortune at the event behind him, following last year's event where the Finnish driver came fifth after sustaining damage.

The Volkswagen Motorsport driver's luck was even worse in 2009, when he was cruelly denied second place after retiring on the final stage of the event, but with the vast majority of the special stages brand-new for 2015, Latvala is looking for better luck on the high-speed stages.

"The Rally Poland is very fast - I like that," Latvala said. "It's crucial to find the right rhythm, then anything is possible. We have the opportunity to get used to the surface and get a feeling for the set-up during testing in Poland."

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So far in 2015, Latvala has won in Portugal and had a good run last time out in Sardinia, despite finishing down in sixth.

"I won in Portugal and had a good pace at the Rally Italy. So I'm optimistic for the Rally Poland and have every chance of keeping up with my team-mates. The Rally Poland is of a similar length, but it won't be as physically demanding as Sardinia."

Rally Poland is set to act as round seven of the 2015 World Rally Championship and is scheduled for the 2-5 July.