Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia have turned the general classification around after holding the first three stages of Friday. After finishing yesterday fifth to 16 seconds from the lead, the French are first, with an income of eleven seconds over the following classified.
Elfyn Evans and Scott Martin are second behind their teammates, specifically 11.3 seconds apart. Ott Tänak and Martin Järveoja, leaders after yesterday, are third. The differences with the World Champions amount to 24.8 seconds.
Kalle Rovanperä and Jonne Halttunen also lost a lot of time on the fifth stage. They are fourth, 28.2 seconds behind the first position. They add a penalty of ten seconds for being one minute late to one of the relevant control stop.
Thierry Neuville and Martijn Wydaeghe are already one minute and two seconds from the lead. A spin in the fifth special, added to the poor choice of tires. Dani Sordo and Carlos del Barrio are in a similar situation, but already more than two minutes from first place. It is not being the best rally for the two drivers of the Korean brand.
Andreas Mikkelsen and Adrien Fourmaux continue to give a recital with the Rally2, and of course among the WRC2. The Norwegian from Tok Sport maintains seventh place overall. On his side, Fourmaux follows in his wake, 23.8 seconds apart, but ahead of the next three WRCs.
Pierre-Louis Loubet, Takamoto Katsuta and Gus Greensmith continue their private war between top-flight cars, but at a slower pace. Loubet maintains a difference of 3.4 seconds over Katsuta. Greensmith is slightly off the hook, 17 seconds behind the Japanese competitor.