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FORUM8 ACI Rally Monza 2021

WRC #12WRC2 #12WRC3 #12GR Yaris Rally Cup (I) #5 [coef 1]
18. 11. – 21. 11. 2021, Autodromo Nazionale Monza • Automobile Club d'Italia • asphalt 253.18 km • total distance including road sections - 679.62 km • Other years

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SS16
#33
flag Evans Elfyn
- Martin Scott
"It's been a pretty okay year, I can't help but feel a bit disappointed right now. You always look to the places you could have done better, but I have to say a really special thank you to this team. A special mention also to Kalle. He sacrificed his weekend so that me and Seb could go at it this weekend."
#6
flag Sordo Dani
- Carrera Cándido
"I am really happy to have the podium. It's amazing to finish with these cars on the podium. Today was quite a relaxed day - I had a good gap with Thierry and I didn't want to make a mistake. I hope next year will be even more fun."
#11
flag Neuville Thierry
- Wydaeghe Martijn
"I just wanted to enjoy that last one and I actually did. I've had some incredible years with this car and Hyundai and I am looking forward to the new adventure with the new cars. We will definitely keep good memories of this last generation."
#2
flag Solberg Oliver
- Edmondson Elliott
"I stalled twice. I don't know why. It hasn't stalled the whole weekend and now twice! I lost easily eight or ten seconds. Anyway, the driving felt amazing and the car was good on the last stage. Elliott [Edmondson] did a great job the whole weekend and I am very pleased. It's a nice preparation for what's coming next year."
#2
flag Solberg Oliver
- Edmondson Elliott
2x stalled
#3
flag Suninen Teemu
- Markkula Mikko
"I was struggling a lot at the beginning, but step by step I was able to improve the pace. It was quite tricky to jump in a new car, especially at this rally, but a big thanks to the team. They did a great job."
#18
flag Katsuta Takamoto
- Johnston Aaron
"I can only say thanks to the team and to those who fixed the car. I was able to drive the last stage of the season. I am so sorry about my stupid mistake, and without these people I could not be here this season. A lot of things happened this season, but I hope everything goes well for the championship and the other guys."
#44
flag Greensmith Gus
- Andersson Jonas
"It's hard to put into words how good these cars are, but the next generation is really exciting. This generation was something special and we are going to miss them."
#69
flag Rovanperä Kalle
- Halttunen Jonne
"A big congratulations and thank you to the team. It was a great year, an amazing car and I think we really showed this year that we are with an amazing team."
#69
flag Rovanperä Kalle
- Halttunen Jonne
Made 2x donuts for spectators
#16
flag Fourmaux Adrien
- Coria Alexandre
"Emotional. I can only say thanks to the team. It was amazing to drive the car this year and I am really happy to take the experience at this high level."
#23
flag Gryazin Nikolay
- Aleksandrov K.
"I feel good. It's nice to finish and also give maybe the championship to the team."
#22
flag Huttunen Jari
- Lukka Mikko
"The feeling is good. Of course, if you look at the stage times we are not where we want to be. We still have a lot of work to do. I don't know what I will be doing next year, but hopefully I will be driving something."
SS15
#24
flag Linnamäe Georg
- Morgan James
Stalled
#1
flag Ogier Sébastien
- Ingrassia Julien
"I was driving safe. I was a bit on the safe side but it was a clean stage. When you are here, you take it.
#33
flag Evans Elfyn
- Martin Scott
"I locked up the brakes and couldn't get the car turned and went into the bales and stalled. We had another stall later on too. Not a great stage."
#33
flag Evans Elfyn
- Martin Scott
2x stalled
#11
flag Neuville Thierry
- Wydaeghe Martijn
"I had a good clean run. Just a few little mistakes, but in general I was quite happy with my stage."
#2
flag Solberg Oliver
- Edmondson Elliott
Spin
#3
flag Suninen Teemu
- Markkula Mikko
"It's getting better stage by stage. It was quite tricky."
#18
flag Katsuta Takamoto
- Johnston Aaron
Hit a chicane - lost wheel
#44
flag Greensmith Gus
- Andersson Jonas
"I had a spin in the stage. I was trying my absolute best but I was a bit too hot through the gravel and just spun it. I tried."
#69
flag Rovanperä Kalle
- Halttunen Jonne
"Because why not? I can not say anything about that."
#44
flag Greensmith Gus
- Andersson Jonas
Spin
#16
flag Fourmaux Adrien
- Coria Alexandre
Hit a bale
#16
flag Fourmaux Adrien
- Coria Alexandre
"It was just difficult for us. We had the lines for the other direction and there was not a good line for us. We are sweeping the road a bit and even on the straights we were moving."
SS14
#1
flag Ogier Sébastien
- Ingrassia Julien
"I didn't expect it. It's very easy here to hit something."
#33
flag Evans Elfyn
- Martin Scott
"Trying to do what we can. It's difficult - first time on the crossed [tyres] for me and it was a bit strange in some places, but I think it was the right choice."
#6
flag Sordo Dani
- Carrera Cándido
"It's okay. I didn't want to take any risks. Soft tyres would have been better for this stage, but my car was quite good."
#11
flag Neuville Thierry
- Wydaeghe Martijn
"I tried a different tyre choice than Dani. It was working fine at the beginning but at the end I got a bit of understeer and lost some time. At least we tried."
#2
flag Solberg Oliver
- Edmondson Elliott
"It was just to try something new. I touched one barrier on the chicane and I was very lucky I didn't get a puncture. It was an interesting choice [of tyre] and a bit different."
#18
flag Katsuta Takamoto
- Johnston Aaron
"That's more than I expected. The last few days I have made stupid mistakes on the track, so I was a bit careful. That was a clean run so it's good."
#3
flag Suninen Teemu
- Markkula Mikko
"It felt pretty okay, but it could have been better. I was careful on the brakings, but the driving is better now on the chicanes."
#44
flag Greensmith Gus
- Andersson Jonas
"I gave it everything I could in there - there was nothing more I could do. We're trying our best."
#69
flag Rovanperä Kalle
- Halttunen Jonne
"Last day - we have to still finish in style. It's an important day for the team, so let's hope for the best."
#16
flag Fourmaux Adrien
- Coria Alexandre
"It was really nice to drive the circuit fully Tarmac. I can improve, but I don't want to make mistakes and just want to have a clean drive."
SS13
#22
flag Huttunen Jari
- Lukka Mikko
"It can't be better. It's a good feeling. We didn't make any huge mistakes and I think our pace has got better and better with every stage."
#33
flag Evans Elfyn
- Martin Scott
"It was okay to be honest, but the vision is very difficult. In a few places I braked way too early because you just can't see where you're going."
#1
flag Ogier Sébastien
- Ingrassia Julien
"[Winning the rally] is not the plan. In this stage I struggled in the first pass and in this one I had a bit different tyre choice and I don't know if that helped me make a difference."
#11
flag Neuville Thierry
- Wydaeghe Martijn
"I had a very clean stage. As long as Dani is not doing any mistakes it will be impossible to catch him. I am enjoying the drive and I tried to benefit from the last stages with these cars."
#6
flag Sordo Dani
- Carrera Cándido
"It was okay. The gravel part was a little bit more clean. I didn't push so much because I don't want to make any mistakes now. Everything is possible, but a gap of 20sec tomorrow should normally be okay."
#2
flag Solberg Oliver
- Edmondson Elliott
"I was fed up with myself earlier, so I went flat-out now. The gravel was very good and I was on the limit in many places. It's nice."
#18
flag Katsuta Takamoto
- Johnston Aaron
"It feels better, but I think I made a mistake myself. Not as big as the first one, but I think I maybe put too much pressure on myself. Let's see tomorrow - I will try to push as hard as I can."
#44
flag Greensmith Gus
- Andersson Jonas
"What's the gap now, 7.7? Three stages, that sounds do-able. We'll see what we can do."
#3
flag Suninen Teemu
- Markkula Mikko
"I am struggling with the braking points and the driving didn't feel very good on this stage."
#69
flag Rovanperä Kalle
- Halttunen Jonne
"It was okay. The conditions are still quite good, so it was interesting to try the different tyres. Let's see what we can do tomorrow - today was again just a cruising day but it's fun in the car anyway."
#16
flag Fourmaux Adrien
- Coria Alexandre
"It was interesting on the circuit. It has definitely changed. Unfortunately it wasn't the perfect day for me, but to have the confidence was good."
SS12
#33
flag Evans Elfyn
- Martin Scott
"It was a pretty okay run. Not perfect everywhere and I touched a barrier ever so slightly in one place. I had a bit of a funny feeling after that, but generally it was okay."
#1
flag Ogier Sébastien
- Ingrassia Julien
"Not really [a good run]. I struggled, but it's all okay."
#11
flag Neuville Thierry
- Wydaeghe Martijn
"The conditions are quite tricky in places, so if you are a little bit careful you can lose quite a lot of time. It's hard to make a big difference in there."
#6
flag Sordo Dani
- Carrera Cándido
"It's not a lot. The stage was nice. In the gravel part maybe I lost a little bit of time, but I tried to do my best."
#2
flag Solberg Oliver
- Edmondson Elliott
"The first two corners I missed completely - I braked too late. I have to work, that's it. I can take some more risks on braking on the gravel and I was a bit too sideways maybe in some places."
#18
flag Katsuta Takamoto
- Johnston Aaron
"We lost more than 4sec for sure. We went off the track section and made a bit of a mistake."
#44
flag Greensmith Gus
- Andersson Jonas
"I stalled and lost a couple of seconds. It's a bit annoying because that would have closed the gap, but the feeling is better this afternoon."
#3
flag Suninen Teemu
- Markkula Mikko
"It was better than yesterday, but not good. There is quite a lot to improve on and I need to work on these type of stages."
#69
flag Rovanperä Kalle
- Halttunen Jonne
"The conditions look quite nice. In the beginning the gravel and everything is quite compacted. All good."
#16
flag Fourmaux Adrien
- Coria Alexandre
"It was interesting. I need to find a way to be fast and find a good set-up on the car. I went straight on at the first braking [point] and with the cold tyres it wasn't easy at the beginning."
SS11
#33
flag Evans Elfyn
- Martin Scott
"That's a great time from Seb. It felt quite good for me but I was struggling a bit towards the end. The car was moving around quite a bit and it was all getting quite hot."
#1
flag Ogier Sébastien
- Ingrassia Julien
"It's enjoyable to drive. The car is nice. I was fighting a bit more with the balance in this one, but it's all good. The mountain stages are just beautiful here and we had a lot of fun for sure."
#11
flag Neuville Thierry
- Wydaeghe Martijn
"I could really feel the aero in that stage. In all the small bumps I had to lift off and you are also stressing the tyres a lot more. I had to really reduce the speed in the last 5km. The faster you go, the more difficult it is."
#6
flag Sordo Dani
- Carrera Cándido
"It was difficult because I was trying to be really clean and not brake too late. I was feeling at the end the tyres were moving a little bit, but the car is working very well now."
#2
flag Solberg Oliver
- Edmondson Elliott
"The tyres were very bad compared to the first run. I drove very, very, very clean and very slow. I had to really take care of my tyres because they were on the limit before this stage."
#18
flag Katsuta Takamoto
- Johnston Aaron
"It's getting better and better and the car is working quite well. On this stage I was pushing a little bit too much in some sections and lost a bit of time. Of course, I have a lot of things to improve, but it's getting better."
#44
flag Greensmith Gus
- Andersson Jonas
"Just not had the brakes all morning. It was a little bit better than the first pass but we ran out of grip."
#3
flag Suninen Teemu
- Markkula Mikko
"I touched the outside wall and after that I was taking it a bit carefully. I'm getting a better feeling now with this car."
#69
flag Rovanperä Kalle
- Halttunen Jonne
"It's a bit sad that we couldn't finish in style with normal pushing feeling, but I tried to enjoy even if we are not fast. It's okay."
#16
flag Fourmaux Adrien
- Coria Alexandre
"There are no tyres any more on the rear - it is crazy. The last 8km it was really difficult. I was enjoying my last proper stage with the car, and now we go back onto the circuit. It was good fun."
SS10
#33
flag Evans Elfyn
- Martin Scott
"I think, to be honest, it felt like a good run. We were smooth, but obviously not quite fast enough."
#1
flag Ogier Sébastien
- Ingrassia Julien
"I am enjoying driving the car. I know that for you, it looks like a battle, but I keep focussing on my drive only."
#11
flag Neuville Thierry
- Wydaeghe Martijn
"I didn't have a big push in there because I have no aerodynamics in the front. The front is very loose and my tyres are really worn - I think all the Hyundais are struggling with tyre wear for the second loop."
#6
flag Sordo Dani
- Carrera Cándido
"It was okay. The car was working quite well so I am happy. The tyres are a little bit used from the first loop. For the rest, it's okay.
#2
flag Solberg Oliver
- Edmondson Elliott
"I could have been much faster, but I have to take care of tyres and try different driving styles. There are a lot of things to learn at the moment, but it's good fun and the times are surprisingly fast."
#18
flag Katsuta Takamoto
- Johnston Aaron
"Slightly better now compared to this morning. I don't know, especially in this stage, I don't feel very good on the hairpins and there are a lot of hairpins! Maybe it's something I can improve, but I'm not so sure."
#44
flag Greensmith Gus
- Andersson Jonas
"We've tried everything we can do. Slightly better than the stage before, but still halfway through the stage, I don't have a [brake] pedal. It's quite difficult."
#69
flag Rovanperä Kalle
- Halttunen Jonne
"We are just enjoying it. The conditions are really nice now - good grip and a clean stage. I can enjoy the driving now, so it's all good."
#16
flag Fourmaux Adrien
- Coria Alexandre
"It's completely different, The grip is higher but it's much easier to lose the tyres and the brakes are also working quite hard. We are trying to manage our tyres. We used them too much this morning, so we need to play with that now and finish the loop."
SS9
#1
flag Ogier Sébastien
- Ingrassia Julien
"It felt like a pretty good stage to be honest. Everything was working quite okay so it was a bit better than the first one. We're trying."
#33
flag Evans Elfyn
- Martin Scott
"All good. Like I say, I am happy with focussing on myself and let's see how the gap is evolving."
#11
flag Neuville Thierry
- Wydaeghe Martijn
"Very early on, I lost the rear. I did some set-up changes before the stage and with the tyres not 100 per cent warm I started to slide. I was so close to making the corner but I didn't. I lost the time re-starting the car basically."
#6
flag Sordo Dani
- Carrera Cándido
"I have a feeling like I have a lot of understeer. I can't push like I want to - it's all the time floating and I don't get the feeling with the front. It's difficult, but we will try to keep pushing and try to do better."
#2
flag Solberg Oliver
- Edmondson Elliott
"This one was absolutely terrible. My worst stage all weekend. I did a really bad job and I lost a lot of grip now. I think I stiffened [the car] up too much - the car is floating, and the tyres are overheating."
#18
flag Katsuta Takamoto
- Johnston Aaron
"All good, but I am losing grip quite a lot in this stage and I know the reason. It's going in the right direction."
#44
flag Greensmith Gus
- Andersson Jonas
"No brakes from pretty much 3km into the stage. It's hard to manage but we'll see what we can do now."
#69
flag Rovanperä Kalle
- Halttunen Jonne
"It was nice with really good grip. It's quite slow, but the plan is like this."
#16
flag Fourmaux Adrien
- Coria Alexandre
"It was really nice. There were plenty of spectators and compared to last year it was really nice. Good fun!"
#11
flag Neuville Thierry
- Wydaeghe Martijn
Accident - continued with damaged front of car
SS8
#21
flag Bulacia Marco
- Der Ohannesian M.
Lost wheel
#33
flag Evans Elfyn
- Martin Scott
"It wasn't the best stage. I struggled for grip and seemed to be sliding a lot more than expected. We can chat about it now, but maybe I just need to be a bit more patient."
#1
flag Ogier Sébastien
- Ingrassia Julien
"It was a new stage, so I was also not really on it. I enjoyed driving the car, but I don't want to go too full risk. Not a perfect stage, but a clean one."
#11
flag Neuville Thierry
- Wydaeghe Martijn
"I tried. I hope we can catch back some time - we are only 20sec behind. A similar feeling to yesterday to be honest, but hopefully with set-up changes the performance is going to be better."
#6
flag Sordo Dani
- Carrera Cándido
"It's a nice stage. It’s a new stage, and it was very fast at the beginning but a little slippery at the end. It's quite okay."
#2
flag Solberg Oliver
- Edmondson Elliott
"Definitely satisfying. Not a perfect run - the car was a bit too soft, but it's okay. It was a fun stage, but it's not easy to trust the notes 100 per cent. The guys behind me will be much faster, definitely."
#18
flag Katsuta Takamoto
- Johnston Aaron
"I don't know why, I didn't feel so well about grip. I was careful but it could be better, so let's see."
#44
flag Greensmith Gus
- Andersson Jonas
"It's beautiful. We have a small problem with the brakes, but everything's good. It's nothing we can't fix."
#3
flag Suninen Teemu
- Markkula Mikko
"It was a bit cleaner, so it was a bit easier."
#69
flag Rovanperä Kalle
- Halttunen Jonne
"The first part is really nice. The conditions are good, so I can enjoy the driving. The pace is not so high, but it's still enjoyable in the car."
#16
flag Fourmaux Adrien
- Coria Alexandre
"It was a really nice stage. Really flowing and really nice to drive. I didn't take the pace at the beginning, but towards the end it was a little bit better."
SS7
#21
flag Bulacia Marco
- Der Ohannesian M.
"It's been a nice day for me. We had a very consistent first day, but there is still a long rally. Tomorrow we have almost 80km of mountain stages and there is a lot of time to gain or lose. On the circuit, we are fine with the pace and I am quite happy about it."
#20
flag Mikkelsen Andreas
- Hall Phil
"It’s been a little bit up and down. I pushed the braking a bit too much in this one. It's been a good day - just a shame about the puncture, but that's how it is."
#2
flag Solberg Oliver
- Edmondson Elliott
"It's been a very strong day. This stage was not good - I braked too early in the chicanes and I couldn't get temperature in the hard tyres. Otherwise, it's okay. I have been trying hard and it's been quite close. I am happy, anyway."
#3
flag Suninen Teemu
- Markkula Mikko
"It's been a tricky day for us, but the car is working well. I need to get better confidence in many places where we are losing a bit of time."
#44
flag Greensmith Gus
- Andersson Jonas
"It was good. I don't think there's much more I can do than that. An enjoyable day, and the same again tomorrow. It's been good fun."
#6
flag Sordo Dani
- Carrera Cándido
"We made a small change in the direction of my car [to how it was] in Catalunya. Already when I finished the stage, I told my co-driver it's much better. It's a small change, but it's a big change."
#18
flag Katsuta Takamoto
- Johnston Aaron
"End of the day, it's good to have a good stage time. In the dark it's not so easy, but it's okay. I will try to improve tomorrow morning on the mountain stages. I had a not so good feeling this morning, but okay, everything is going well."
#69
flag Rovanperä Kalle
- Halttunen Jonne
"It's really important, but it's not the easiest job to do. We are here, and tomorrow is a new day. Let's try to enjoy a bit of driving and try to improve."
#11
flag Neuville Thierry
- Wydaeghe Martijn
"Satisfied with our performance in the car, but we struggled to find more speed. We don't know why, because the feeling is good. That's very strange, and it makes it really difficult to improve for tomorrow."
#33
flag Evans Elfyn
- Martin Scott
"This stage is not easy. Especially coming straight into these chicanes with quite cold tyres, it's not really nice in the dark. It's been a good day around the track, but of course we have some work to do for the mountain stages tomorrow."
#1
flag Ogier Sébastien
- Ingrassia Julien
"It's been a good start to the rally. I think we had a good drive in the mountains. This afternoon I had some little issues and I didn't take any risks in there with the chicanes, but it's all good."
SS6
#23
flag Gryazin Nikolay
- Aleksandrov K.
hit a concrete block
#20
flag Mikkelsen Andreas
- Hall Phil
"I have no idea. I didn't hit anything. It was just after the gravel part, we came onto the Tarmac and suddenly we had vibration. It must have happened on the gravel."
#21
flag Bulacia Marco
- Der Ohannesian M.
"I did a very silly mistake and I had to put it in reverse. After that, we improved our pace because our time is better compared to the first loop."
#44
flag Greensmith Gus
- Andersson Jonas
"It felt similar. A bit slippery to begin with, but it was certainly feeling more precise towards the end. It didn't feel as good as the first one but it's okay."
#6
flag Sordo Dani
- Carrera Cándido
"I don't know what tyres the others have, but with these tyres I can't do more. Thierry has another choice, but I did well, so I'm happy."
#18
flag Katsuta Takamoto
- Johnston Aaron
"No issues, but at the end of the stage I had no grip for some reason. It's okay."
#20
flag Mikkelsen Andreas
- Hall Phil
changed a puncture
#69
flag Rovanperä Kalle
- Halttunen Jonne
"It's quite okay. Many of the places are a bit cleaner, so that's nice. Of course the gravel sections are a bit rutted, but overall it's quite enjoyable."
#11
flag Neuville Thierry
- Wydaeghe Martijn
"It was a good stage, but I got caught a little biut in the grass in the exit of a tight hairpin and I was spinning the wheels. Obviously the speed isn't there as it should, so we are trying different things on the car to see if we can do something."
#33
flag Evans Elfyn
- Martin Scott
"It felt quite okay. It's always difficult to know if you're pushing too much or not enough. It felt fine, but it's so difficult to know."
#1
flag Ogier Sébastien
- Ingrassia Julien
"We had an issue on the first pass - a brake issue. The car stayed on the brakes for the whole stage. This one was okay and it was more consistent for me."
SS5
#2
flag Solberg Oliver
- Edmondson Elliott
"Not perfect. I was very careful on many brakings. I missed one corner with a half spin - I flicked it up too much on the gravel and lost time."
#3
flag Suninen Teemu
- Markkula Mikko
"Okay. I was just struggling under braking and losing time there I believe."
#44
flag Greensmith Gus
- Andersson Jonas
"It seems okay. There's a bit of movement, but I felt like I had a good run in there. I did the best I could."
#6
flag Sordo Dani
- Carrera Cándido
"It was a little bit better feeling. Some places are a bit slippery, but it's better than this morning. We have a lot of stages in the circuit, so we need to try and keep a good rhythm here."
#18
flag Katsuta Takamoto
- Johnston Aaron
"I am very frustrated about the stall. One stall is still okay - there's a long way to go. I will try to finish without stalling on the next run."
#69
flag Rovanperä Kalle
- Halttunen Jonne
"There are a lot of leaves on the Tarmac, so I would say the trickiest places are the dirty Tarmac. The gravel and the circuit is okay because I know what's coming."
#11
flag Neuville Thierry
- Wydaeghe Martijn
"I have a problem with my gearbox, so I was constantly losing some time. I kept calm and we went to the finish, so luckily we have service now."
#18
flag Katsuta Takamoto
- Johnston Aaron
stalled
#33
flag Evans Elfyn
- Martin Scott
"It's very difficult to know how to apply yourself. Do you brake late or early? It's such a lottery in a way. The conditions seem to be okay but it's very difficult to know."
#1
flag Ogier Sébastien
- Ingrassia Julien
"Extremely slippery for me. I expected that starting first it would not be so good. An okay stage, but very slippery in places."
SS4
#18
flag Katsuta Takamoto
- Johnston Aaron
"It's better conditions and the fog is much less, but still there is some. I was not sure in some sections, but we are going to the track now and we will see what we can do."
#69
flag Rovanperä Kalle
- Halttunen Jonne
"It's getting drier in some places, but there are still quite a lot of fog up in the hills. On the last downhill I started to lose the bite from the brakes, so I was a bit more careful again."
#11
flag Neuville Thierry
- Wydaeghe Martijn
"I gave it everything. Everything feels good, so I don't know where we lose the time. When it's getting slippery, we are losing time. We need to work it out, but if I could gain one second in this time here, there would be a lot of risks."
#33
flag Evans Elfyn
- Martin Scott
"Mostly okay. Difficult at the start with cold tyres, but that will be the same for everyone. It's not bad, but it's obviously not quite where we wanted to be."
#1
flag Ogier Sébastien
- Ingrassia Julien
"It was not really a moment, but something you don't expect on asphalt! I am happy because this was the target at the start of this rally - to enjoy - and so far it's working."
SS3
#3
flag Suninen Teemu
- Markkula Mikko
"It's getting a little bit better now."
#44
flag Greensmith Gus
- Andersson Jonas
"Better than this morning. We're getting used to each other quickly and Jonas was spot on in there all the way through."
#16
flag Fourmaux Adrien
- Coria Alexandre
Rolled
#6
flag Sordo Dani
- Carrera Cándido
"My car is going very bad. A lot of understeer and I don't have a lot of precision. You can't push."
#18
flag Katsuta Takamoto
- Johnston Aaron
"It's getting better and I am trying to find the confidence. This morning was quite difficult and maybe I backed off too much."
#69
flag Rovanperä Kalle
- Halttunen Jonne
"The second pass is a bit more comfortable when I know what’s coming. I tried to keep pace on the clean Tarmac, but on the tricky places I have to be a bit more cautious."
#11
flag Neuville Thierry
- Wydaeghe Martijn
"I gave it all in this stage. I can't do anything more. I was really on the edge and I am trying. I have nothing to lose - we are going to push, but it seems like we are missing grip because in the last part of the stage again we lost some time."
#33
flag Evans Elfyn
- Martin Scott
"It felt quite okay, but obviously Seb was very quick in there this morning also. He's obviously got something in there, but it didn't feel so bad."
#1
flag Ogier Sébastien
- Ingrassia Julien
"It is a bit easier than this morning. Still some greasy sections, but another clean stage."
SS2
#2
flag Solberg Oliver
- Edmondson Elliott
"I thought I was going to lose a minute or something because of the fog. I took it very steady on the damp places and I was too careful, but I know where the time is missing from the other guys."
#16
flag Fourmaux Adrien
- Coria Alexandre
"It's a good experience for us, but the tyres started to move a lot. We will try to do something with our spare wheel."
#44
flag Greensmith Gus
- Andersson Jonas
"I completely lost my rhythm in the middle of the stage. I felt like I dropped a lot of time in there."
#6
flag Sordo Dani
- Carrera Cándido
"Really bad. It was really difficult in the middle of the stage and I drove very badly in the fog."
#69
flag Rovanperä Kalle
- Halttunen Jonne
"It's quite horrible in the car to be honest. When you can not push to the limit, it's really hard. We just have to drive through for the team points and be there if something happens."
#33
flag Evans Elfyn
- Martin Scott
"It felt quite okay at the end. There was a bit of fog going up the hill so it was quite tricky, but it's all okay."
#11
flag Neuville Thierry
- Wydaeghe Martijn
"I don't know. I am pushing quite hard, but on the downhill I was struggling with the brakes. Maybe it's the second spare wheel, I don't know. The car was working fine on the test and we thought it was good."
#1
flag Ogier Sébastien
- Ingrassia Julien
"I am not too bad. It was tricky on the top with the fog, so I was a bit careful in there, but otherwise it was a clean stage."
SS1
#2
flag Solberg Oliver
- Edmondson Elliott
"It's okay. I took it very easy, it's surprisingly slippery. I have to work a bit on the car to get it a bit more safe on the slippery bits, but it's okay."
#3
flag Suninen Teemu
- Markkula Mikko
"I was just too careful on the slippery places..."
#16
flag Fourmaux Adrien
- Coria Alexandre
"I have quite a lot of movement in the dry. I had a clean drive, but the gap is quite big. It probably wasn't the best tyre choice, but at least it's a safe tyre choice."
#44
flag Greensmith Gus
- Andersson Jonas
"It was really good. I love that stage, but a lot of leaves have been pulled on and it's really slippery in places. I felt like I drove well in there."
#6
flag Sordo Dani
- Carrera Cándido
"Slippery... some places are very tricky. It's really quite complicated and it looks like Toyota was really fast."
#18
flag Katsuta Takamoto
- Johnston Aaron
"It was very slippery in some places, but some places have quite good grip. I was very careful, but it's okay."
#69
flag Rovanperä Kalle
- Halttunen Jonne
"Our only plan this weekend is to finish the rally. There is nothing for me to push for. "
#11
flag Neuville Thierry
- Wydaeghe Martijn
"I had a good stage, but the leaves are coming on the road and maybe that's why it's getting more slippery. I had a good feeling."
#33
flag Evans Elfyn
- Martin Scott
"Quite okay. I didn't think it was too bad to be honest, but I'm surprised to lose so much."
#1
flag Ogier Sébastien
- Ingrassia Julien
"There is fog near the end and a bit of dampness, so it's a bit slippery at the end. An okay stage for us - no drama."
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