Car #33 E. Evans – S. Martin (Toyota Yaris WRC): “It is a bit rough now in places but overall OK”


Car #17 S. Ogier – J. Ingrassia (Toyota Yaris WRC): “Not a problem [the sunlight]. The stage was OK for me, it is a challenging one so I am happy to be out of it without trouble”


Car #8 O. Tänak – M. Järveoja (Hyundai i20 Coupé WRC): [does not speak]


Car #69 K. Rovanpera – J. Halttunen (Toyota Yaris WRC): “It was a tricky stage, it is difficult because you cannot change the setup. The car was quite soft and there were quite a lot of big hits. I was quite careful but the time is not good”


Car #11 T. Neuville – N. Gilsoul (Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC): “I did my best, we have to work on the car. It is not working in these conditions so we struggle”


Car #3 T. Suninen – J. Lehtinen (Ford Fiesta WRC): “That was a pretty clear one. Not so many places to improve on, but yeah it was clean”


Car #44 G. Greensmith – E. Edmondson (Ford Fiesta WRC): “We had a better second stage in there. There were some places where I maybe lost a bit by trying to push too much, but generally much better than this morning”


Car #18 T. Katsuta – D. Barritt (Toyota Yaris WRC): “This stage was much better than this morning. I have more confidence than this morning. I was too nervous this morning. Still a long way to go, I need to survive”


Car #6 D. Sordo – C. Del Barrio (Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC): “We will try of course [to take the lead]. It was a difficult stage, very very rough. I am happy, the time is not so bad. I did not want to make mistakes or get a puncture. It was good”


Car #7 P.L. Loubet – V. Landais (Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC):  “Very difficult one, I do not know. I thought the pace was not so bad  but the time is not really good”


Car #23 P. Tidemand – P. Barth (Skoda Fabia Evo): “I have been a bit careful. I will try to increase the speed. We will do our best


Car #24 M. Ostberg – T. Eriksen (Citroen C3): “It is quite complicated [to drive a 4WD with 2WD]. Just trying to manage as well as possible, getting through the stages.”


Car #25 A. Fourmaux – R. Jamoul (Ford Fiesta MkII): “Incredible stage, I am completely destroyed. Sometimes you hit some things and you do not know what. You cannot see because sometimes it is after a crest. It is quite difficult, we are lucky we have 4 wheels here. We need to continue”