Car #18 T. Katsuta – D. Barritt (Toyota Yaris WRC): “It is very slippery, We need to open the road so that’s the reason. I am so surprised. ”

Car #69 K. Rovanpera – J. Halttunen (Toyota Yaris WRC): “It is a day for cleaning for us, it is the first time for me in these conditions just after one car. It is slippery and we just drive quite carefully”

Car #8 O. Tänak – M. Järveoja (Hyundai i20 Coupé WRC): “I had the early morning sun into the face and low grip but it is OK”

Car #7 P.L. Loubet – V. Landais (Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC): “” [FIA impact sensor flashing – rear left off the rim]

Car #44 G. Greensmith – E. Edmondson (Ford Fiesta WRC): “For some reasons there was no time coming up on the dash. So there was a bit of confusion and we started a bit late and we were struggling with the two [spare] tyres”

Car #33 E. Evans – S. Martin (Toyota Yaris WRC): “All OK, decent run. Quite difficult in places with the low sun but all OK”.

Car #17 S. Ogier – J. Ingrassia (Toyota Yaris WRC): “[The objective for today?] to finish as high as I can”.

Car #11 T. Neuville – N. Gilsoul (Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC): “Obviously carrying a second spare wheel is not an advantage now, but hopefully on the total of the loop if the temperature increases my tyres should be better and I hope to get an advantage. We will have to see at the end of the loop”.

Car #3 T. Suninen – J. Lehtinen (Ford Fiesta WRC): “I did my best. There are 2-3s that I could drive better, but that is not enough”.

Car #6 D. Sordo – C. Del Barrio (Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC): “I saw a cow in the middle of the road and did not know what to do, I was a little bit scared. With the sun I also lost a bit of time, but it is OK”.