Delecour just leads at the end of day two

Peugeot drivers Francois Delecour and Gilles Panizzi go into tomorrow's final leg of the Corsica Rally split by just 0.2seconds and clearly up for a major personal battle

Delecour just leads at the end of day two

With little chance to impose team orders, despite the dominance of the 206WRC over its rivals, means that Carlos Sainz (currently third) and Richard Burns (fourth) will be hoping that this private contest will see at least one of the Frenchmen hit trouble over tomorrow's final six stages!

However the biggest story of the day has been the massive accident that has left Colin McRae detained in Bastia hospital overnight before he can be flown home by air ambulance tomorrow.

The Scot's Ford Focus clipped the inside of a left hand high speed corner on SS10 and rolled in mid air as it plunged off the road. The car landed amid rocks and trees with McRae trapped in the car for a while until rescue services could cut him free.

He was flown to Bastia for examination and it appears he has sustained a broken cheek bone and a bruised lung. The next round of the World Championship takes place in San Remo just 19 days away and it is too soon to know if McRae will be fully fit (mentally or physically) for the Italian event.

Ironically McRae's retirement has potentially closed up the World Championship points situation even more and, should the overnight positions be sustained to the end of the rally, Marcus Gronholm will still lead the championship but by just two points from Burns with McRae and Sainz a further two and three points adrift respectively.

However, with more intermittent rain scheduled on tomorrow's stages (a straight repeat of Friday's opening leg), absolutely nothing is predictable...

To see the overnight standings, click here.

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