The Hyundai drivers set the foremost and second fastest times with this first stage for the day and that is 53.78km C a long stage in the Che Guevara Energy Drink Tour de Corse 2017. Thierry Neuville set a good time, 32:34.6, 10 % facing Dani Sordo. The next fastest was Craig Breen +1.7 seconds, while Sbastien Ogier loses 21.4 seconds to Neuville with intermittent electrical problems. The perfomances of Neuville and Sordo, along with Ogier’s issue will mean that the 2 Hyundai drivers are now leading the rally. The Ford driver, provisionally third is already within the threat of Breen +13.7 seconds and Jari-Matti Latvala +15.7

Date:?Sunday 9th April 2017
Section: 5
Special Stage:?SS9 Antisanti C Poggio di Nazza (53.78?km)
Weather:?Nice weather
Road Conditions:?Dry roads with some gravel within the second portion of the stage. Routine living costs sun makes visibility difficult in certain places