He must have read this forum, that here are many faster and better guys, who could easily replace him...
I would say a bit of luck was involved.
Garde was also 2nd numerous times
classic Monte stage this was with splits also up and down expect Toyota drivers who had consistent split all the time.
Thierry fastest in
Judging by splits, Bulacia’s time looks weird.. unless he had better tyres for the last section.
Didn’t Lappi win on something like his third rally in a Yaris?