Full WRC shakedown results from Wales Rally GB

Teemu Suninen has made a late dash to top the Wales Rally GB shakedown while in-form driver Ott Tanak crashed.

The M-Sport Ford jumped to the top of the times late on to push out Jari-Matti Latvala, Elfyn Evans and Sebastien Ogier - who all set identical times - as the majority of drivers set their best times before conditions deteriorated at the gravel event.

Tanak, winner of the past three WRC events, misjudged a braking point on his opening shakedown run and crashed off the course but with the help of spectators re-joined the action with minor damage to his Toyota.

But Tanak was unable to challenge the front-runners with his best lap leaving him down in 11th place.

Citroen's Craig Breen secured fifth place on the shakedown times ahead of WRC championship leader Thierry Neuville in sixth place for Hyundai ahead of Mads Ostberg (Citroen) and Esapekka Lappi (Toyota).

Rally Turkey rostrum-finisher Hayden Paddon slotted into ninth place for Hyundai ahead of teammate Andreas Mikkelsen with Tanak just outside the top ten.

 

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