Video: Mikko Hirvonen playing in the snow

After more cautious start on the first event in Citroën colours in Monte Carlo, Mikko Hirvonen faces second rally of the season with more confidence. After all, there’s not that much variation in surface conditions in Sweden as it was in Monte Carlo, so Finn is expected to be more competitive.

To familiarize himself with new machine in snow conditions Hirvonen completed extensive test session in Jamtland and experienced conditions similar to those forecasted for Rally Sweden.

Second round of 2012 World Rally Championship starts on February 9th. Click on MORE to see Mikko Hirvonen and Citroën DS3 WRC in action.