After the end of the third day in the Rally of Portugal will Thierry Neuville (Hyundai i20) authoritarian to the pipe. The Belgian in the standings to 39.8” lead on the first pursuer Elfyn Evans (Ford Fiesta). Team-mate Dani Sordo is third with 57,2”.
Latvala (Toyota Yaris) and Evans won Saturday every two klassementsritten. Neuvile and Sébastien Ogier (Ford Fiesta) each one. Neuville made today the difference in the 37,60 km long klassementsrit of Amarante. In the first passage, he was 17.2 faster than the first pursuer Evans. In the second passage 14.3. With five rides to ride on Sunday seems to Neuville, after earlier win in the Rally of Sweden, on his way to a second victory this season, the eighth of his career. When profit takes Neuville as the lead in the CHAMPIONSHIP from Ogier, that Friday the job went.
The Northern Irishman Kris Meeke (Citroen C3) pulled the end of the second day. Saturday afternoon, Meeke hard of the job, and he had to give up. Sordo made in the last klassementsrit of the day had a spin and lost 16 seconds. The finn Teemu Suninen (Ford Fiesta) is in the position approached to 4.7 of Sordo.
Sunday there are still five stages ridden, including the double passage in Fafe. The rally ends Sunday afternoon around 13h 20 with the usual powerstage.