WRC GB: Robert Kubica eager to rejoin Rally GB after crash

Robert Kubica is hoping to rejoin Rally GB on Saturday after crashing his Citroen on Friday morning

WRC GB: Robert Kubica eager to rejoin Rally GB after crash

The Pole rolled out of his factory World Rally Championship debut on the opening stage of leg two.

The team has still not been able to confirm whether or not the car can be repaired for Saturday's mid-Wales stages.

"There is no big damage I think, even though the car is three metres down," said Kubica.

"It was a soft half-roll and didn't feel like a big crash. Hopefully I can return.

"It's a shame because one small misjudgment and we ended up like this."

Kubica said the crash was due to a small braking error.

"I misjudged the grip under braking," he explained.

"I think I made a mistake not noticing the mud on the surface, and when I braked I just locked the front wheels.

"I tried to recover it with the handbrake but we ran out of road. It was quite steep and we ended upside down.

"It's a shame because I was not really pushing, the surface change just caught me out.

"On the corner before there had been good grip but here, apparently, there was more mud under braking."

Before the crash Kubica had been running in seventh place and was outpacing Citroen team-mate Dani Sordo.

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