Volkswagen claims clean sweep of leg two's stage wins. Dani Sordo crashes out of second place on the first stage today and had to retire his Citroen DS3.
Jarkko Nikara lost 45 minutes in a snow bank on stage three, meaning he was set to sweep the road for the rest of the rally.
Jarkko Nikara had some very good times despite starting second in his Prodrive MINI John Cooper Works WRC.
Michal Kosciuszko describes his feelings of earning his first points in a WRC car in the FIA World Rally Championship.
Kosciuszko explains leg 3 in his own words in the WRC's opening rally.
Nancy Knapp Schilke, WRC Correspondent
Nancy Knapp Schilke
Dani Sordo won the two runs through the super special stage today in his MINI John Cooper Works WRC and combined this with some more impressive times on the final day's five other stages to finish Rally New Zealand in sixth overall.
Schilke, WRC Correspondent