The Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville took the lead in the Rally of Corsica after gathering leader Chris Mika, the car which caused problems with the engine, according to AUTOSPORT.
The Belgian started the morning the section Saturday with a lag of 25 seconds from Mick, but after two consecutive wins have reduced the gap to the minimum and in the fight for second place ahead of defending champion Sebastien Ogier. Well, after a dramatic descent of the British at the end СУ6 he headed the General classification.
On the third place stood the mate Neuville in the team Dani Sordo. During the morning section, the Spaniard complained of the behavior of the machine, ahead of Craig Breen, who remained the only driver of the Citroen in the Rally of Corsica after leaving Mick and Stephen Lefebvre crash on the fifth stage.
Fifth place winner of Rally Sweden Jari-Matti Latvala. The driver of the Toyota complained of problems with the brakes and lost the Breen 10.7 seconds.
The third representative of the Hyundai’s Hayden Paddon both of the special stage went faster than Latvala, but remained sixth behind at 14.6 seconds.
On the seventh place in the overall standings went up the category WRC2 leader Andreas Mikkelsen. The Norwegian, who plays for the car Skoda Fabia R5, ahead of a minute of closest pursuer Teemu Suninen.
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