The Supercar Lites title fight will go down to the wire after Ben-Philip Gundersen secured his maiden RallyX Nordic victory in Kouvola. Gundersen was engaged in a tight tussle with series leader Guillaume De Ridder throughout the day but when his rival crashed out at the first corner in the final after being involved in contact the Norwegian eased to a comfortable victory.
Jimmie Walfridson held off William Nilsson to secure second position, the trio nevertheless completing an impressive 1-2-3 for the JC Raceteknik team in the process.
Despite the disappointing conclusion to his weekend, De Ridder takes a 17 point lead over Gundersen into the final weekend in Tierp.
RallyX Nordic Kouvola Finland Race Results
1- Ben Philip Gundersen – JC RaceTeknik
2- Jimmie Walfridson – Helmia Motorsport
3- William Nilsson – JC RaceTeknik
Standings after Kouvola
1- Guillaume De Ridder – 127
3- Ben Philip Gundersen – 110
3- William Nilsson – 85