Why Meeke can beat Ogier to the 2017 WRC title

Why Meeke can beat Ogier to the 2017 WRC title

Kris Meeke's Rally Finland win is his career highlight so far, but there could be much more to come. Freed from the pressure of having to fight for his future on every rally, he's ready to take on Sebastien Ogier over a full season

That last drop of champagne in the bottom of the bottle's gone a little flat. The balloon's are a touch deflated. Jyvaskyla's party is over for another year. Kris Meeke? Still smiling.

Hardly surprising. Fifteen hours after he stormed the Finnish fortress that is world rallying's true superpower, he's stepping aboard a private jet bound for Portugal. And an even faster rally car. Wheels up, the destination's dialled to 2017.

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