STAGE FLASH SS1

Date: Thursday, March 8 th
Day: 1 Flash N°: 1
Special stage: Monster Street Stage GTO Distance: 2.53 km
Weather: Warm and humid
Road conditions: Dry with some slippery patches

Car 1. OGIER/INGRASSIA
“We like to make a show a little bit. It is a special anniversary for me (10th time here).”

Car 4. MIKKELSEN/JAEGER-SYNNEVAAG
90th WRC start – “It’s beautiful here in Mexico. I am sorry I did not do the rally last year, but it’s great to
be back. I hope we can do well this weekend.”

Car 5. NEUVILLE/GILSOUL
“It’s great but it’s going to be a difficult weekend. I am happy to be here. I am going to enjoy it even
though there is going to be a bit of frustration.”

Car 7. LATVALA/ANTTILA
12th time here. “It is always great to be here. I am so happy the start is here in Guanajuato this year.”

Car 8. TÄNÄK/JARVEOJA
“You can see it is fantastic here. I love these people, It is so special. I love this place, Guanajuato.
Everything feels good.”

Car 9. LAPPI/FERM
“Something that I have never seen before. Marvellous spectators at the regroup and here, it’s amazing.
I got a lot of pictures with the girls. It’s going to be tough. The amount of spectators, wow!”

Car 10. MEEKE/NAGLE
“Really slippery and I think my pace was good. The Mexican fans are fabulous. I appreciate their
support.”

Car 31. TIDEMAND/ANDERSSON
“The stage was a bit tricky but I really enjoyed the stage.”

Car 32. HUTTUNEN/LINNAKETO
Made a mistake on the stage and had to correct a half spin and dropped 15.6 seconds to Tidemand in
WRC2. “It’s more slippery than I thought.”