WRC Tour de Corse stage 4 news, quotes and standings

WRC Tour de Corse stage 4 news, quotes and standings

06.04.2018: WRC RALLYES 2018 Tour de Corse Friday, April 6th 2018 WRC, WRC 2 and the JWRC fields all completing the last stage of the day

WRC RALLYES 2018
Tour de Corse
Friday, April 6th 2018






WRC, WRC 2 and the JWRC fields all completing the last stage of the day



 Keep your eyes on WRC.com for more news from the day, we'll be back bright and early for SS5 tomorrow morning which is due to start at 7.37am Corsican time.



Fri 17:01 - WRC standings after SS4


1. Ogier 1h19m39s 2. Neuville 33.6s 3. Meeke 38.7s 4. Tanak 44.2s 5. Lappi 1m13.5s 6. Evans 1m13.8s 7. Sordo 1m14.4s



Fri 17:30 - Junior WRC standings after SS4


1. Folb 1h31m33.7s 2. Franceschi +10.9s 3. Bergkvist +49.5s 4. Devine +57.6s 5. Radstrom +59.1s 6. Torn +2m05.4s



Fri 17:09 - WRC 2 standings after SS4


1. Kopecky 1h24m07s 2. Bonato 20.8s 3. Veiby 1m07.9s 4. Lefebvre 1m10.4s 5. Loubet 1m17.3s 6. Andolfi 1m25.7s



Fri 17:36 - SS4: Umberto Accornero


Accornero set a 10m24.5s time for SS4, 1m15.3s slower than Franceschi's stage winning time. "The damage on the car happened on the previous stage, it was a tricky right and I took the cut. The cut made the car bump up and we hit a rock, the car is touching the tyre and it is damaging it. Hopefully the car can be fixed for tomorrow."


Fri 17:27 - SS4: Bottarelli


"We broke the wheel on the stage before and we stopped to change the tyres, now we go medium but we are still here." Luca Bottarelli explaining how he lost time on the afternoon loop of stages.



Fri 17:25 - SS4: Devine

Callum Devine: "Yeah happy enough with some stages, some of them I didn't gauge them properly - especially that long one. I think we'll keep things as they are for tomorrow, we're doing pretty well at the moment. We might tweak the notes but I'm pretty happy."



Fri 17:24 - SS4: Devine


Devine has come through with the third fastest time on the stage, a 9m15.0s which is 5.8sec slower than Franceschi



Fri 17:23 - SS4: Folb


Folb has come in with a 9m12.9s, he was only 3.7sec behind Franceschi



Fri 17:23 - SS4: Franceschi


"Yeah it was two good stages for us, the set-up was better and the confidence is here. We need to continue with that for tomorrow."



Fri 17:22 - SS4: Franceschi


Franceschi is through in the fastest time so far, 9m09.2s which is 9.2sec faster than Bergkvist



Fri 17:21 - SS4: Bergkvist


"It has been a good run. This time, I like the car but it is a little bit difficult to drive it, but this time I am learning it more."


Fri 17:20 - SS4: Bergkvist


Bergkvist is through in a time of 9m18.4s - 4.6sec faster than Radstrom




Fri 17:20 - SS4: Radstrom


"This is more than we expected to be in this position, we improved on this stage and lets continue like this!"



Fri 17:19 - SS4: Radstrom


Radstrom is the first junior entry to hit the finish and he's done it in a time of 9m23.0s



Fri 17:18 - SS4: Franceschi


Jean-Baptiste Franceschi has also set a storming time at the mid-stage split as he goes 8.3sec faster.



Fri 17:17 - SS4: Tannert


Julius Tannert has also set a quick split, he's 1.4sec faster than Radstrom



Fri 17:16 - SS4: Bergkvist

Bergkvist also reaches the split and he goes 0.9sec faster than Radstrom



Fri 17:16 - SS4: Radstrom


The first of the JWRC pack is through as Radstrom sets a 5m26.7s



Fri 17:13 - SS4: Ciamin


Nicolas Ciamin has come through in a time of 11m46.1s, the slowest of the WRC 2 cars so far. "First stage I had no problem, but now the throttle is stuck open - it's not easy to drive! It is the first time that it has happened to me and as well as losing the brakes I think this is the scariest thing that can happen!"



Fri 17:09 - WRC 2 standings after SS4


1. Kopecky 1h24m07s 2. Bonato 20.8s 3. Veiby 1m07.9s 4. Lefebvre 1m10.4s 5. Loubet 1m17.3s 6. Andolfi 1m25.7s



Fri 17:08 - SS4: Andolfi


"Today was a difficult day but we are happy because this is the first time with this car, the event will be long but tomorrow I will try to improve."



Fri 17:06 - SS4: Lefebvre


Lefebvre is through with the fastest WRC 2 time of the session, an 8m24.2s for him puts him 2.0sec ahead of Kopecky "Yes I think we had a good day today. I lost a lot of time in the first stage with the brakes but the mechanics sorted it at service and I’m now happy with the car.”



Fri 17:05 - SS4: Pieniazek


Pieniazek is through 15.8 behind Kopecky "Yeah the driving is actually okay and I'm really surprised because the hit was quite big. We slid and hit our side doors and we are lucky to have been able to carry on."



Fri 17:03 - SS4: Arai


"It has been pretty challenging for us, I have a history of overheating the brakes. But this is part of rallying and I've really enjoyed it today."



Fri 17:03 - SS4: Arai


Arai has finished as well in a time of 8m34.9s, 8.7sec slower than Kopecky



Fri 17:02 - SS4: Veiby



Veiby is through in a time of 8m33.0s. 6.8s behind Kopecky. " I think driving wise it has been a good day, the car has been good and I'm happy with the set-up. Two mistakes - two spins - we'll have to get rid of this."




Fri 17:00 - SS4: Kopecky


"The conditions in the afternoon were better, we are still looking to find the perfect balance in the car." He finished the stage with an 8m26.2s and the first WRC 2 car across the line



Fri 16:57 - SS4: Bouffier


Bouffier is the last WRC car through and he has set an 8m02.4s which puts him 3sec behind Lappi



Fri 16:57 - SS4: Evans


"It's been a good day, things were never going to be plain sailing - we would always have to get used to each other. Let's see what tomorrow brings, there is some tricky stages tomorrow."



Fri 16:55 - SS4: Evans


Evans is through now with an 8m04.6s. He's 5.2sec slower than Lappi after the 13.55km stage



Fri 16:53 - SS4: Sordo


Sordo sets an 8m03.1s across the line, 3.7sec slower than Lappi. He also loses a place to Lappi in the overall standings by 0.9sec



Fri 16:52 - SS4: Lappi


"We hope all the stages could be like this! The set-up is really good on this stage."


Fri 16:51 - SS4: Lappi

Lappi sets the new fastest stage time - 7m59.4s. That's 1.7sec faster than Neuville.





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