Car #40 F. Andolfi / M. Fenoli (Hyundai i20 R5): “I hope to have a positive weekend, the car is OK.”
Car #38 T. Katsuta / M. Salminen (Ford Fiesta R5): “I enjoyed it, the gravel is quite loose but it is nice to have started it”
Car #39 L.Pieniazek /P.Mazur (Peugeot 208 T16): “Very little braking on the jump. Very slippery, didn’t expect it to be that slippery we are cleaning the road.We finished and now we have to go to Olbia. All OK.”
Car #37 H.Arai / G.Macneall (Ford Fiesta R5): [mud inside the car] “I could not see anything. No electronics at all. No power to the dash nor to the windscreen wiper. Nothing we can do now”.
Car #36 P.L. Loubet / V. Landais (Ford Fiesta R5): “It is going to be a great weekend. I did a good jump”.
Car #35 Y.Rossel / B. Fulcrand (Citroen Ds3 R5): “It is so crazily fun, I loved this stage. It has been a good start for me but it is going to be a tough weekend. I hope for a good weekend here”.
Car #34 J. Kopecky / P. Dresler (Skoda Fabia R5): “The stages are really nice but this is basically a show for the spectators. The real rally starts tomorrow”.
Car #32 O.C. Veiby / S.R. Skjaermoen (Skoda Fabia R5): “For sure it going to be a challenging weekend, we are here to finish and get some experience”. .
Car #22 J.M. Raoux / L. Magat (Citroen Ds3 WRC): “Yeah, it was very good fun. It is a very difficult rally. We need to be careful especially to punctures. It is my first time here so I need to be careful”.
Car #20 Y. Al Rajhi / M. Orr (Ford Fiesta Rs WRC): “It is great to see you [be back]. Everything is OK, we enjoyed the stage and we hope to continue like that”.
Car #21 M. Prokop / J. Tomanek (Ford Fiesta Rs WRC): “The car is fantastic [after this morning retirement at shakedown] no heavy damages only on the body. It is not a typical start to the rally, we hit a rock but that happens. Finally all OK”.
Car #12 E. Lappi / J. Ferm (Toyota Yaris WRC): “It is nice to put some show on. Lot of sideways, so slippery out there. The stage was pretty OK considering the grip, but the rally starts tomorrow”.
Car #14 M. Ostberg / O. Floene (Ford Fiesta Rs WRC): “It feels good, this is difficult tricky stage, that I never managed to do well before”.
Car #9 / A. Mikkelsen / A. Jaeger-Synnevaag (Citroen C3 WRC): “At the first corner I lost the front, a lot of understeer, but after that it was OK, it is a mickey mouse stage but good for the show. The rally starts tomorrow, it is great to be back to Sardinia”.
Car #11 / J. Hanninen / K. Lindstrom (Toyota Yaris WRC): ” The right corner [after water splash] is slippery, but no big damage to the car. . [lost a bit of the rear wing]
Car #7 / K. Meeke / P. Nagle (Citroen C3 WRC): “I am feeling OK, we dominated Mexico and Corsica, after a couple of bad results we have to reset and get a good clean run here”.
Car #4 / H. Paddon / S. Marshall (Hyundai i20 Coupé WRC): “Sure that the guys later will be quicker. It felt a bit boring the car but the time was okay”.
Car #8 / C. Breen / S. Martin (Citroen C3 WRC): “I felt quite OK, I enjoyed it. But now it is a long drive to Olbia. ” [music from the IPod for the drive].
Car #3 / E. Evans / D. Barritt (Ford Fiesta WRC): “Quite slippery in there. Getting through the stage without any problems, getting a comfortable feeling, hitting all the apexes”.
Car #6 / D. Sordo / M. Marti (Hyundai i20 Coupé WRC) :”I made a small mistake through the water splash, a little hesitation into the hairpin. I lost some time there”.
Car #2 / O. Tanak / M.Jarveoia (Ford Fiesta WRC): “Not so bad, I tried to push a bit. Problems with the wiper at the first water splash. Good way to start the rally, great atmosphere. Pushing for the win? I always push”.
Car #10 / J.M. Latvala / M. Anttila (Toyota Yaris WRC): “I am a bit surprised because I thought I drove well, but it turned out I didn’t. Let’s see what happens, I will try to find a good rhythm”.
Car #5 / T. Neuville / N. Gilsoul (Hyundai i20 Coupé WRC): [fastest] “The car was working well, I tried to do a good stage and have fun. A lot of fans, it has been great. I will have a different approach tomorrow. The tire choice is a secret for tomorrow”.”
Car #1 S. Ogier / J. Ingrassia (Ford Fiesta WRC): “I did not drive perfectly but it was OK”. [almost on 2 wheels on a corner]