As the route ventured further south, the nature of the stages changed significantly...
11.8 seconds separate the VW teammates.
The battle for the lead in Rally Australia is incredibly close following the opening day of action.
Sebastien Ogier is officially out of the rally.
Sebastien Ogier has closed the gap on his Finnish teammate.
The Volkswagen boys are once again on form topping leg one of Rally Poland.
As more competitors dropped out of the tough rally, Ogier stayed clear to maintain a dominant advantage in leg two.
The Frenchman leads by 26.1 seconds.
Having started joint fifth overall this morning, Mads Østberg moved ahead of Mikko Hirvonen and Ott Tanak to grab third place at Rally Sweden.
With just over sixty kilometres of timed stages, day one of Rally Sweden was the shortest leg on this year’s calendar.
Six of seven stage wins go to Wolfsburg.
The Volkswagens dominated the first leg of Rally Sweden.
Ogier has edged a step closer to victory in this year’s Rallye Monte-Carlo after a nearly perfect second day performance.
Day two of the “Monte” also dominated by extreme weather conditions.
Both Hyundai Motorsport i20 entries out of the rally on first day.