It was a disappointing for the Britain's Kris Meeke when he crashed out on the second pass of the mighty SS13 - Nambucca II, when he went a little faster into a right hander corner and rolled down the hilly slope to retire for the day.
"It's quite simple. I made a mistake by braking a little bit too late," the Brit explains, "the car turned into the corner, but we ran wide and slipped off the road and down a steep bank into a field. We rolled several times, very slowly."
With Meeke's car in hand, the Citroen service staff had a tough job in their hands once the the FIA technical staff gave a green signal, after verifying the safety parameters to let him rejoin tomorrow in Rally 2 format. And they did it well indeed.
It was the VW Motorsport team who were very happy at the end of the day, with their prospects. However it certainly left Citroen's boss unhappy with the situation in hand, with Meeke's unwanted retirement and hence the chance of making it to the top of the Manufacturer's title race - a tough one.
Top 10 scoreboard by the end of SS16, Day 2
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So do you think, Ogier will take his throne tomorrow? Lets see!