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Great Britain's Elfyn Evans extends his lead after the early stages of day two at Rally Sweden

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Published on February 15, 2020 - Duration: 00:52s
Evans extens his lead at Rally Sweden
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Great Britain's Elfyn Evans extends his lead after the early stages of day two at Rally Sweden

SHOWS: VARIOUS, NORWAY/SWEDEN (FEBRUARY 15, 2020) (WRC - SEE RESTRICTIONS) 1.

ELFYN EVANS (33) ON THE ROAD (2 SHOTS), SWERVES SLIGHTLY ON SECOND SHOT 2.

SOUNDBITE (English) ELFYN EVANS SAYING: "Good, I said to Scott (Scott Martin, co-driver) I wasn't sure if I was just a little bit careful.

I see the lines of the other guys going a bit wider but it seems like we're cutting good speed forward, so that's good." 3.

OTT TANAK (8) STARTING, AND THEN DRIVING AROUND A BEND 4.

INTERIOR SHOTS OF SEBASTIAN OGIER (17) - WHO IS FOURTH OVERALL - THEN SHOT OF HIM RACING 5.

ESAPEKKA LAPPI (4) RACING STORY: Great Britain's Elfyn Evans has extended his overall lead after the opening stages of the second day of Rally Sweden (February 15) with a cumulative time of 58 minutes, 55.7 seconds.

He is 16.8 seconds ahead of reigning WRC champion Ott Tanak of Estonia in second, with Finland's Rovanpera 28 seconds behind the leader, in third.

Evans won the first three stages of the rally, which is taking place in Norway and Sweden, with Tanak coming second in the first two, and Rovanpera taking second place in the third stage.

France's Sebastian Ogier is fourth overall, 29.3 seconds behind Evans with Finland's Esapekka Lappi fifth overall, 35.1 seconds off the top spot.

There is another stage to run on Saturday.

(Production: Fiona Landers)

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