Did Arctic Rally Finland play out the way it should have?

The latest episode of SPIN, The Rally Pod replays the WRC's first visit to the Arctic Circle

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Arctic Rally Finland is done and dusted, so now’s a good time for the gang to run the rule over a week of Lapland life.

Lisa O’Sullivan is joined by usual suspects Colin Clark, George Donaldson and David Evans to discuss the highs and lows of the second round of the World Rally Championship. And the team’s feeling pretty smug this week – Evans predicted Ott Tänak’s win while Colin Clark predicted the Sébastien Ogier-Saturday night corner as a tricky one…

As usual, there’s fascinating engineering and meteorological insight from Donaldson – but there’s one name very much missing from the pod: Oliver Solberg.

Such was the teenager’s impact on the Rovaniemi-based event, Lisa dictated the 19-year-old Hyundai Motorsport star will have his very own podcast next week.

Keep an eye – and an ear – out for that one, but, for now, enjoy some round two reflections and even the odd argument…