Craig Breen and Paul Nagle lead Rally Estonia after Thursday night’s opening stage.
They are going to “to let the hair down and go flat to the square right,” on the Friday section of the event that Ford Puma crew have finished second twice on this event over the last two years.
After tonight’s opening stage, the spectator friendly test near the Service Park, they lead the rally, just 0.2 ahead of Toyota’s Elfyn Evans and Scott Martin.
Ott Tanak and Martin Jarveoja (Hyundai) are third.
Keep in mind that this was only a 1.66km spectator stage, tomorrow’s opener (at 7.45 at local time 5.45 Irish time) is the longest stage of the rally at 24.35km
“Let’s see. I was so careful of all the rocks in there and I was trying to be as clean as I could. It’s a good start to the weekend and I am looking forward to tomorrow. These are amazing stages and I can let my hair down – flat to the square right!,” said Breen at the end of stage one.
Friday is the longest day of the event, with two passes each of Peipsiääre (24.35km), Mustvee (17.09km), Raanitsa (21.45km) and Vastsemõisa (6.70km) totalling 139.18km
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