Tanak is in charge of the SWRC in France

Ott Tanak leads the SWRC field after an eventful morning. Juho Hanninen made the early running until he picked up a puncture on SS3 and had to stop to change the wheel. Hermann Gassner Jnr also briefly stopped on SS3, leaving Eyvind Brynildsen to lead the challenge to Tanak. He trails by 59.2s with Martin Prokop a further 20.2s behind.

Overall Standings after SS4:
01) O. Tanak – 43m 33.7s
02) E. Brynildsen +59.2s
03) M. Prokop +1m 19.4s
04) J. Maurin +1m 42.4s
05) B. Sousa +2m 07.3s
06) H. Gassner jr +2m 11.1s
07) J. Hanninen +2m 12.9s
08) N. Al-Attiyah +19m 52.1s