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FINLAND CELEBRATED ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON AS JARI-MATTI LATVALA KEPT HIS NERVE TO CLAIM A THRILLING FIRST HOME VICTORY AT THE COUNTRY’S FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP ENCOUNTER FOR FOUR YEARS.

It was so hard to take this victory,” he said. “I had a fantastic feeling with the driving but when I had the brake problem yesterday I was in a difficult position. I was so close to losing the victory but I fought back. I was nervous today but managed to hold it together.”
Latvala won 13 of the opening 19 stages to build a 31sec lead over the first three days but broke the front right brake caliper on his Polo R when he hit a large hole. Ogier, who had earlier conceded victory, seized his chance and slashed the margin to under four seconds.

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