STAGE FLASH SS20

Date: Sunday, March 11th

Day: 4 Flash N°: 20

Special stage: Alfaro Distance: 23.32 km

Weather: Warming up and sunny

Road conditions: Dry with hanging dust in places

 

Car 1.   OGIER/INGRASSIA

“We take the optimum tyre choice for the Power Stage.”

 

Car 3.   SUNINEN/MARKKULA

“I need to keep the car on the road. I also want to use this day well. The stage was difficult with the

dust. We don’t take risks and we are a bit lifting in places.”

 

Car 4.   MIKKELSEN/JAEGER-SYNNEVAAG

“You like to save some tyres. We did some changes to the car yesterday and it felt better and we had

more control over the rear.”

 

Car 5.   NEUVILLE/GILSOUL

“It’s all about saving the tyres. I had a smooth run through the stage. I try to prepare for the Power

Stage.”

 

Car 6.   SORDO/DEL BARRIO

“I don’t know Kris’s times. I have a lot of dust in the middle of the stage. I try to enjoy. I want to continue

like this If we can finish on the podium, that’s good.”

 

Car 7.   LATVALA/ANTTILA

“It was a very good feeling. There was a bit of dust and I thought someone had had a problem. I am

really happy. Now I am waiting for Tänäk’s time.”

 

Car 8.   TÄNÄK/JARVEOJA

“Everything good now. No worries at all. Let’s wait until the Power Stage. We try our best, for sure.”

 

Car 9.   LAPPI/FERM

“Hanging dust here and there. A bit of bad vision sometimes. It’s okay.”

 

Car 10.   MEEKE/NAGLE

Half-rolled in the stage and was quickly put on his wheels by spectators. “I went on to some cobbles

and the car slid and there was a deep gully and it caught the wheel and it tipped on its side. We are

okay.”

 

Car 11.   LOEB/ELENA

“It was a good feeling in the stage. Second on the road sliding around a bit and it was fun. A long time

since I was driving like this.”

 

Car 38.   GREENSMITH/PARRY

Safely through the stage but he slipped behind Latvala in the overall standings and into ninth place.