The first 25 kilometres of special stage are scheduled for tonight.
Sebastien Ogier elects to start second after setting fastest qualifying time. His Volkswagen teammate Jari-Matti Latvala will start first on the road.
Sébastien Chardonnet/Thibault de la Haye and Keith Cronin/Marshall Clarke are set for a fight to the death on the Welsh forests’ formidable gravel roads.
Having amassed eight podium finishes throughout the course of the 12 rounds to date, the UK-based team will be determined to add to that tally next week.
Robert Kubica and Michele Ferrara will undoubtedly be the main attraction at the thirteenth and final round of the season.
Local star hoping to shine on refreshed Wales Rally GB.
Robert Kubica claimed the FIA WRC2 crown at the end of a perfect season.
Hayden Paddon and co-driver John Kennard have finished their first event in a world rally car in a very credible eight place in the Qatar M-Sport World Rally Team-prepared Ford Fiesta RS world rally car.
All the WRC titles for 2013 will go to the car maker from Wolfsburg.
Thierry Neuville finished the event in fourth position with Evgeny Novikov fifth, Mads Østberg sixth and Hayden Paddon completing his competitive debut in a new-generation world rally car in eighth place respectively.
Sébastien Ogier, Julien Ingrassia are at the top of the leader board in the Rally Spain after the first of three days.
Having won the Drivers’ and Co-Drivers’ Championships in France, the factory Volkswagen team could win the manufacturers’ title this weekend.
WRC2 driver Robert Kubica and co-driver Maciek Baran moved up to one of the Abu Dhabi Citroën World Rally DS3s for the Wales Rally Great Britain
Volkswagen increased their lead in the Manufacturers’ Championship to 80 points courtesy of a seventh victory of the season for Ogier/Ingrassia and third place for Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila.