Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul (Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC) there are not managed to their suspension problems to solve and have had to give up. Reports that Hyundai Motorsport, the team of Neuville, Saturday morning via Twitter.
“Despite the fact that he tried to give the car to restore must be Thierry Neuville, unfortunately, specify because of a problem with the suspension at PH 8.”
Neuville appeared in the opening stage of the day on the way to the fastest time until suddenly the left shock absorber the hood pierced. Neuville reached the finish line with a gap of 3:32 on Ogier, and then began to tinker with it. Neuville could leave again, but rode immediately in the direction of assistentiezone in Marmaris where he and his team are thanked for their support.
He could in a short response, not believing what happened to him. “I don’t know what happened. Everything went great until that one moment. We have not touched. There must just be something broken down. Bad luck, bad luck.”
His task is a major setback for Neuville. He leads the world CHAMPIONSHIP standings with 23 points on the Frenchman Sebastien Ogier.