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Ford Fiesta R5 driver quotes after Wales Rally GB section three

Ford Fiesta R5 driver quotes after Wales Rally GB section three

05.10.2018: WALES RALLY GB, SECTION THREE Friday, October 5th 2018 Gus Greensmith (12th Overall, 3rd WRC 2) said: “I am happy with pretty much everything today – the only downside was this morning on SS4 (Penmachno) I was maybe a bit hesitant, so this

WALES RALLY GB, SECTION THREE
Friday, October 5th  2018





Gus Greensmith (12th Overall, 3rd WRC 2) said:
 



“I am happy with pretty much everything today – the only downside was this morning on SS4 (Penmachno) I was maybe a bit hesitant, so this afternoon I was playing catch up a little on that stage.  We also got a puncture this morning which cost us a little bit of time and dropped us back to 3rdbut generally the afternoon has been better than the morning.



 We haven’t been taking risks, but we haven’t been going slow either, I would say pushing at about 95%.  Tomorrow is such a long day, but we have a little bit left to step up the pace if we need to tomorrow.”
 



Alex Laffey (26th Overall, 4th BRC) said:

 

“It has been a tricky day with the rutted gravel stages, definitely a new experience for me.  It was all about building confidence for the next couple of days as it is a long rally.  It feels like I have done a whole event but it has just been one day! 



  Tomorrow I just want to push on as hard as we can and stick at our own pace and see where it gets me, I don’t want to take any big risks or anything like that, I just want to get through.”
 




Gaurav Gill (23rd Overall) said:

 

A long day, conditions are really difficult. It is the first time here for us and I have absolutely no previous experience of being here with these tyres and this set-up.  A new car and new tyres is pretty difficult, but we made a huge amount of changes to the set-up this afternoon and it was getting better and better. 



Tomorrow is going to be an even longer day and a new experience for us as we have no service during the day, so we have to be on our toes and back sure that we get the car back in one piece.
 



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Éric Camilli and Nil Solans were both forced to retire with two punctures and one spare.
 




Anna Louise Rudd- photo M-Sport

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