Sébastien Ogier, Julien Ingrassia are at the top of the leader board in the Rally Spain after the first of three days.
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.
Jari-Matti Latvala holds the best finish for the Volkswagen team after first two days of action in Rally France
Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena returned with Citroen for Rallye de France - Citroen's and Loeb's home race.
For Thierry Neuville, it is first time in the lead on tarmac.
In his Volkswagen Polo R, Sebastien Ogier only has one day left in Australia to notch another WRC victory.
Khalid Al-Qassimi and Scott Martin ended the day in the top 10 of the overall standings in the third DS3 WRC.