Dani Sordo/Carlos del Barrio and Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena are fighting at the front.
The Volkswagen pairings of Latvala/Anttila and Ogier/Ingrassia have gradually worked their way up the overall standings.
Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena were able to consolidate their second position overall with the drive today.
Sebastien Loeb shows some snow sense in Rally Sweden's first day.
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!
Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT DS3 WRC's Sebastien Loeb aims to notch another win in the 'Monte' while teammates Mikko Hirvonen and Dani Sordo also tackle the snow-covered roads.
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 co-driver Daniel Elena proved again why they have nine FIA World Rally championships. Dealing with the changing conditions, the French ace is in control of the leaderboard.
Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena will contest for points for the Citroen team.
Said Loeb, "I feel big emotion because it’s the end of a beautiful story." For Citroen, it was their eighth WRC manufacturers’ championship