Though solely providing a 50.90 km timed program, the final stage of Rally Spain was not a stroll within the park because it began at evening with the Santa Marina particular (9.10 km) earlier than persevering with with Riudecanyes, the primary a part of which was used as Shakedown on Thursday morning.
In these circumstances, all the time obscure, Thierry Neuville was not impressed by consolidating his mattress prematurely in opposition to an Elfyn Evans giving the air of resignation on the wheel of a Yaris “unstable”. Earlier than tackling the final particular, the Hyundai Motorsport driver has, barring an incident, undoubtedly sheltered from a attainable return of his Welsh rival.
If the debates now appear settled for the primary two positions, the final step of the rostrum has not but discovered a taker. Again within the exhausts of Sébastien Ogier, sufferer of a stalling within the tremendous particular of Salou, Dani Sordo made “his greatest” this morning to dislodge him from third place. Thanks to 3 consecutive greatest occasions, the Spaniard even constructed a meager margin of two “three earlier than the Energy Stage. Ejected from the highest 10 after a small mistake made on Saturday afternoon, Adrien Fourmaux discovered himself smiling once more by posting a tempo near the most effective, permitting him to signal a number of sincere lap occasions together with a 3rd time in SS16.
The weekend ends this Sunday from 12:18 p.m. with the Riudecanyes Energy Stage and its 16.35 km. The Spanish Rally may be adopted in its entirety on Motorsport.com.
ES14: D. Sordo
ES15: D. Sordo
ES16: D. Sordo