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WDC Report: Day Two

Published: May 25, 2019 1:16 pm ET

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Two legs of the 2019 World Driving Championship are now in the books and the drivers will take a break on Sunday before resuming competition on Monday. Canada's James MacDonald is joined by a special guest in the second WDC Report.

The third-place finish for Finland's Mika Forss in the single WDC dash on Saturday sets him atop the WDC leaderboard with 42 points after two legs. Sweden's Ulf Ohlsson slips to second and Canada's James MacDonald maintains third place after guiding second-tier starter Quite Special to a fourth-place finish, narrowly beaten for third.

MacDonald discusses his WDC drive and differences in driving in Sweden, and is joined by Australia's Todd McCarthy in today's WDC Report.

Competitors will break on Sunday (May 26) to allow for the Elitloppet, and will resume with WDC legs throughout the country on Monday (May 27), Tuesday (May 28), Wednesday (May 29) and Friday (May 31). Here's the leaderboard after the second leg:

1. Mika Forss (Finland) - 42
2. Ulf Ohlsson (Sweden) - 39.5
3. James MacDonald (Canada/ITA) - 37
4. Rick Ebbinge (The Netherlands) - 36
5. Michael Nimczyk (Germany) - 32
T6. Yannick Gingras (USA) - 30
T6. Matthew Williamson (New Zealand) - 30
8. Todd McCarthy (Australia) - 27
9. Eirik Hoitomt (Norway) - 24
10. Franck Nivard (France) - 21
11. Rodney Gatt (Malta) - 16
12. Doug McNair (Canada) - 14.5

For a full recap of the second leg of the 2019 World Driving Championship, click here.


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