Car #6 / D. Sordo / M. Marti (Hyundai i20 Coupé WRC): “Good stages at the beginning of the rally, but after the problem it was more difficult. Opening the road we lost a lot of time. We cannot do anything. We will try to finish and get some points in the power stage. The car looks good at the moment and I will try to get some points in the power stage and then think about Poland”.
Car #9 / A. Mikkelsen / A. Jaeger-Synnevaag (Citroen C3 WRC): “Trying to explore more and get more speed today. The feeling is getting better with the car I am more comfortable with it. It is a nice stage to explore with the car. The power stage is very different from this one and it will be difficult for us to get some points”.
Car #14 M. Ostberg / O. Floene (Ford Fiesta Rs WRC): “It was OK, trying to save the car. I have a gearbox problem, I took it slowly now. I will use the gear box properly in the final stage. So hopefully it will work. I do not know if the hard tyres will work in the Power Stage”.
Car #1 S. Ogier / J. Ingrassia (Ford Fiesta WRC): “It was OK, we were pushing a bit more as Juho might have a problem”.
Car #11 / J. Hanninen / K. Lindstrom (Toyota Yaris WRC): “5.6s gap to Ogier? We will see. [Power steering problem]. we need to go and check now”.
Car #12 E. Lappi / J. Ferm (Toyota Yaris WRC): “OK stage, clean run. Saving my tyres on the braking. For the Power Stage, I don’t know…. ”
Car #5 / T. Neuville / N. Gilsoul (Hyundai i20 Coupé WRC): “Two brand new tyres for the Power Stage. We will see”.
Car #10 / J.M. Latvala / M. Anttila (Toyota Yaris WRC): “I am Frustrated because I did a mistake I started very well this morning, then I stalled the engine and I lost very valuable seconds and I realized that is it. Now I drive with a good rhythm and I tried to save my tyres. The target is to get some points in the Power Stage.”
Car #2 / O. Tanak / M.Jarveoia (Ford Fiesta WRC): “No problem. The dust is OK now for sure we can manage. I don’t know about the tyres, I can’t see the tyres as I am in the car but I think they are ok ”
Car #4 / H. Paddon / S. Marshall (Hyundai i20 Coupé WRC): [He went off at 1.5km, crew OK. Stage Stopped]