Flodin springs a surprise
- 21st July 2006, 8:22am
Patrik Flodin has been crowned the top race and rally driver in Sweden and Finland after taking victory in a competition at the Finnkampen Motor Stadium this week.
The 21-year old Swedish driver defeated Juho Hanninen, Mats Thorszelius and Jussi Valimaki in side-by-side contests at the wheel of identical Group N Subaru Imprezas provided by the organisers of the event.
Other prestigious names in the competition included PG Andersson, Daniel Carlsson, Toni Gardemeister, Kosti Katajamaki, Jari-Matti Latvala, Jani Paasonen, Thomas Radstrom, Aki Teiskonen and Janne Tuohino.
Earlier this year, Flodin finished first in Rally Norway's Group N class, also at the wheel of a Subaru Impreza.
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