Parnassos F Service: Notes and quotes

Colin McRae (Ford) - rally leader: (Talking about SS8) "That was always going to clean. Even on the new stages, it depends a lot on the surface. If it's very loose, we lose time, but not all that much."

Parnassos F Service: Notes and quotes

N.B. The remainder of today's stages are approximately 50 percent loose gravel, 50 percent more solid .
(Ford) - second, +24.2s: "It doesn't feel that different to yesterday."

(Subaru) - third, +26.7s: "That was pretty much what I expected. I still have to do a good job, but I don't want to ned up ahead of him (Colin McRae). Carlos is still a potential threat too."
Burns had hoped to start fifth on the road for the second day, but despite Prodrive working out the required timings to perfection, the technical problems for Martin and Solberg on SS6 prevented it happening.

(Subaru) - fourth, +53.5s: "I'm just going steady. I was held up in Markko Martin's dust a little on the first stage."

(Peugeot) - fifth, +1m07.5s: Is thought to have made major differential changes overnight. "The car is working very well now and today we're going much better as a result."

(Mitsubishi) - sixth, +1m21.7s: On the first stage, Makinen was jumping out of gear. The 'box is being changed in service.

(Mitsubishi) - seventh, +1m33.9s: Also suffering gearbox problems, losing fifth and sixth gear.

(Peugeot) - eighth, +1m47.3s: "The car's moving around a lot. It's hard to keep contact with the road in some places. If I get the car how I like it, then I can fight."

(Citroen) - 10th, +2m22.8s: "I want the experience, so I'm not pushing too hard."

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