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.
Celebrations were long and loud on Sunday night, but they could have been longer. And louder. Becoming the first British driver to win Finland was a career-defining achievement for Meeke. But he's determined it won't define his career.