Date: Saturday, March 10th
Day: 2 Flash N°: 17/18
Special stage: Autodrómo de León 3/4 Distance: 2.30 km
Weather: Warm and sunny
Road conditions: Mixed
The first Seb shoot-out ended in a 1-1 draw. Loeb won SS17 with a time of 1min 38.1sec and Ogier equalised in SS18 with a faster time of 1min 37.2sec.
Meeke and Sordo are fighting for second overall and tied with the outright fastest time of 1min 38sec in SS17. Meeke extended his lead over the Spaniard to 7.7 seconds with the outright fastest time of 1min 36.6sec in SS18.
Car 4. MIKKELSEN/JAEGER-SYNNEVAAG
“I have to take care of my position (fourth) tomorrow.”
Car 6. SORDO/DEL BARRIO
“After the puncture it was over. I should have been in a better position. I don’t want to push too much
because I have a podium position.”
Car 10. MEEKE/NAGLE
“We are in really nice position. Too many mistakes. We have a job to do tomorrow.”
Car 39. HELLER/OLMOS
Speaking before the stage: “We are thinking about the points and the place and just having fun.”