As the route ventured further south, the nature of the stages changed significantly...
Rally Australia marks the final new event of the year for Robert Kubica
Robert Kubica's Ford Fiesta RS WRC became stuck in third gear on the liaison to the first stage.
Robert Kubica stormed to an impressive stage win on the morning’s opening speed test (SS7).
The Formula One race winner is something of an expert when it comes to Tarmac...
Robert Kubica was able to show some clear progression in speed.
Robert Kubica still had to master the art of caution with ruts.
The M-Sport team made a full repair and the popular Pole will restart under Rally 2 regulations tomorrow.
The Finnish fixture never fails to excite...
Rally Finland truly favours the brave, and the crews will need to muster all of their ‘sisu’ – a Finnish phrase which loosely translates to ‘having guts’ – if they are to succeed on this Scandinavian classic.
Based in the popular Algarve region, the Rally de Portugal has become a firm favourite amongst competitors and spectators alike, but the gravel tracks offer no easy task.
Taking the challenge well and truly in their stride, Robert Kubica and Maciej Szczepaniak finished the day in 11th place overall.