Thierry Neuville (Hyundai i20) has Thursday the third time placed in the shakedown for the Rally of Corsica, which is the fourth race of the season in the WRC championship.
Our fellow countryman was in Sorbo-Ocagnano about 5,45 km three seconds slower than the Brit Kris Meeke (Citroën C3). The second place is for the time being in the hands of the Norwegian Andreas Mikkelsen, team mate Neuville in the Hyundai. World CHAMPIONSHIP leader Sébastien Ogier (M-Sport Ford Fiesta) came in the shakedown does not go beyond the fifth place. In the CHAMPIONSHIP mode has the Frenchman a lead of four points on our compatriot. Negenvoudig world champion Sébastien Loeb (Citroën C3) was good for the seventh time. The Frenchman has been this season, his second rally. He arrived in Corsica for the first time in ten years at the start.
The rally of Corsica is after Monte Carlo, Sweden and Mexico is the first that on asphalt driving. Last year won Neuville there. Friday, there are four klassementsritten ridden, Saturday six and Sunday is the rally ended with two rides at the time.