Thierry Neuville won the Rally of Monte-Carlo, the openingsmanche of the world championship, might not win. The runner up at the worlds sent his Huyndai i20 Thursday night during the first chronorit of the track and lost more than four minutes.
“I got stuck in a lot of snow. I pulled on the handbrake, but blocked my four wheels and slid of the track. There was not much people in the neighborhood, so it took a while before I again voortkon, ‘ explained Neuville after the first and also longest special of 36.7 km. Our compatriot lost 4 minutes and 16 seconds world champion Sébastien Ogier (Ford Fiesta), who has the best time down.
Later Thursday night, there is still a second chronorit on the program. Neuville was had an excellent start to the Rally of Monte-Carlo. Wednesday, he was the fastest in the shakedown.