From ditch into the lead

Ott Tanak and Martin Jarveoja had a special two days on 74. Dayinsure Wales Rally GB. They went with their Toyota Yaris WRC into ditch on shakedown, but on their luck they could continue.

Already on first real stage (on Friday was short super special stage) were first. But not just once time yeasterday, they were the fastest on 5/8 special stages with second place on start list. On the end of day they had already half of minute lead ahead Neuville – Gilsoul in Hyundai i20 WRC. But Neuville isn’t on safe place, there are three more drivers behind him in ten seconds timing gap (Latvala on P3, Lappi on P4, Ogier on P5). From high third place overall had to retired Suninen, who had accident on SS9.

Rovanpera is for now on safe lead in WRC2 section, where he leads with almost one minute ahead Tidemand (both in Fabia R5) and Greensmith (Fiesta R5).