First special stage of first event in World Rally Championship on 86. Rallye Automobile de Monte-Carlo 2018 was really crazy for many drivers.
There were spins for Sebastien Ogier, Ott Tanak, Jari-Matti Latvala and also drivers from “lover” categories. In snow had stuck Thierry Neuville, Kris Meeke and Craig Breen. Elfyn Evans had puncture and he had to change it and Mikkelsen lost brakes on the end of stage.
Overall standings after first stage:
1. Ogier S. – Ingrassia J. ( Ford Fiesta WRC ) 23:16.6
2. Mikkelsen Andreas – Jæger A. ( Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC ) +7.7
3. Lappi Esapekka – Ferm Janne ( Toyota Yaris WRC ) +19.4
4. Sordo Dani – Del Barrio Carlos ( Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC ) +19.7
5. Breen Craig – Martin Scott ( Citroën C3 WRC ) +24.6
6. Tänak Ott – Järveoja Martin ( Toyota Yaris WRC ) +37.9
7. Latvala J. – Anttila M. ( Toyota Yaris WRC ) +48.9
8. Bouffier Bryan – Panseri X. ( Ford Fiesta WRC ) +1:15.6
9. Camilli Eric – Veillas B. ( Ford Fiesta R5 ) +1:43.3
10. Meeke Kris – Nagle Paul ( Citroën C3 WRC ) +1:44.7