Future WRC star - Esapekka Lappi
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    Default Future WRC star - Esapekka Lappi

    Esapekka Lappi has contested four of the eight WRC2 rounds so far this year in a Skoda and is leading the champions ship on points after Rally of Finland. In Finland he was 1 minute 40 (odd) seconds ahead of the next rival.

    He was the 2012 Finnish Rally Champion

    2014 he was the European Rally Champion

    2015 - In WRC2 he finished 2nd in Portugal, 9th in Italy (loosing lot of time after hitting a rock while in the lead), 1st in Poland and 1st in Finland. He did not compete in Monte Carlo, Sweden, Mexico or Argentina

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    He is rumoured to be a shoe-in for one of the Toyota seats in 2017.
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    Lappi finished 2nd in WRC2 and 9th overall at Monte Carlo in a Skoda Fabia R5 run by BRR team. WRC was won by Elfyn Evans in M-Sports new Ford Fiesta R5.

    Lappi will drive a factory Skoda in the Swedish round 12-14 February 2016.
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    Finished 3rd in Sweden.

    Early in the rally he dropped to 11th due to a driving error but fought his way back on the podium.
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