|Bad crash for Dani Sordo|
Day 2 of Rally Portugal rained some big time retirements, with Citroen's Dani Sordo & Qatar M-Sport's Thierry Neuville crashing out on the opening stage, SS6 [Santana de Serra 1, 31.2 km] after each of them hitting a tree.
|Hard luck for Thierry Neuville - Crashed out @ SS6|
Despite being the day's stages opener, QMWRT 's driver, Mads Ostberg & VW Motorsport 's 3rd car pilot, Andreas Mikkelsen finished 4th & 6th quickest in the opening stage of the day.
|Andreas Mikkelsen / Mikko Markkula|
|Hard Pushing - Mads Ostberg|
Ogier managed to keep his lead and energy charged to win the rest of the day's stages to make a healthy 34.8 s lead to his team-mate Latvala in second, by the end of SS11.
With four more stages remaining to conclude the rally, overnight rest is vital to crown the winners.
Here is the complete TV broadcast from the Action of Day 1 - Rally de Portugal, 2013