Per-Gunnar Andersson has retired from the Rally RACC Catalunya-Costa Daurada after going off the road in the second stage of the day.

According to initial reports the Swede slide off into a ditch in his Suzuki SX4 WRC car near the end of the 21.26 kilometre-run through Querol 1 and was unable to re-join.

It is not yet known if he will re-start on Saturday under the SupeRally format. P-G had been running tenth post-SS1.

More to follow later...