Khalid Al-Qassimi and Scott Martin ended the day in the top 10 of the overall standings in the third DS3 WRC.
Ouninpohja changes (almost) nothing!
Rally Finland: Home race for the flying Finns. Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen have high hopes for the FIA World Rally Championship victory.
Citroën’s works crews, Dani Sordo/Carlos del Barrio and Mikko Hirvonen/Jarmo Lehtinen, will line up at the fastest, most spectacular event on the WRC calendar.
Any driver was about to take the final leg of Rally de Portugal lightly.
Four of the top five finishers in Rallye Monte Carlo were in the Citroën DS3 WRC cars! The championship team is ready for the 2013 battle no matter the weather conditions!
For this first day’s racing, the 73 crews permitted to start the rally were taking on two of the stages that have helped make the Rallye Monte Carlo such a legendary event.
Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena will contest for points for the Citroen team.
Nancy Knapp Schilke, WRC correspondent