Car #17 S. Ogier – J. Ingrassia (Toyota Yaris WRC): “Quite difficult to find the rhythm, it is very very slow. I was cautious but it is difficult to do different when it is so narrow”

Car #8 O. Tänak – M. Järveoja (Hyundai i20 Coupé WRC): “I had a clean stage there so all is OK.”

Car #69 K. Rovanpera – J. Halttunen (Toyota Yaris WRC): “Buongiorno. I think this was the trickiest stage I have ever done. The hard tyre was not working at all. A difficult stage, with rocks everywhere but big thanks to the team, big job for the mechanics to make the car ready for today ”

Car #11 T. Neuville – N. Gilsoul (Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC): “I had a good stage, but the car is too unstable in these conditions. It always kicks around, I did my best to be honest”

Car #4 E. Lappi – J. Ferm (Ford Fiesta WRC): “Feeling good, yeah but it is tricky, the grip level is very low compared to the shakedown. You just do not have room for error, it was just crazy sometimes. ”

Car #3 T. Suninen – J. Lehtinen (Ford Fiesta WRC): “I was sending it. The car is excellent. What a great stage!” (Very happy exclamation for his time, fastest so far)

Car #44 G. Greensmith – E. Edmondson (Ford Fiesta WRC): “No problems in the back, I had an overshoot in one of the junctions there was too much of information in my notes and I lost it. I lost about 10s, but we carry on ” (dent to the back of the car)

Car #18 T. Katsuta – D. Barritt (Toyota Yaris WRC): “It was a very tricky stage, so slippery. I do not know, I had some strange feeling in the car, I need to check it”

Car #6 D. Sordo – C. Del Barrio (Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC): “Really really tough unluckily not so fast but OK. For the start of the rally is not so bad. Really narrow, with many rocks on the sides. You can push much more but you do not know where the stones are. It is not easy to start, but we are through so it is good”

Car #7 P.L. Loubet – V. Landais (Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC): “Very very slippery, I was a bit surprised and we struggled a bit in the middle of the stage. I tried to go through but it was very difficult. I am happy to be at the end. Now it will be easier to drive”

Car #23 P. Tidemand – P. Barth (Skoda Fabia Evo): “It was difficult to find a good rhythm. This was a tricky stage, but the next one will be completely different.”

Car #24 M. Ostberg – T. Eriksen (Citroen C3): “I have a technical issue.” (front-wheel drive not working?)

Car #25 A. Fourmaux – R. Jamoul (Ford Fiesta MkII): “Very different feeling, last weekend we were on tarmac and now on gravel. This stage was very slippery, more than expected but we did a clean stage. We need to keep going like that. The rally will be long”

Car #54 F.Andolfi – S.Savoia (Ford Fiesta Rally4): -After two days of some health issues he tried to be on track this morning but he was not able.