Kris Meeke has been left frustrated by his start to the World Rally Championship after struggling with mistakes in the opening three rounds.

The Citroen DS3 WRC driver is languishing in 11th in the drivers' standings after an uninspiring start to the 2015 campaign and the Briton admits he is not doing a good enough job.

The 35-year-old crashed at season opener Rallye Monte Carlo, putting him down in tenth and then went into a snow bank in Sweden to finish seventh.

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However, worse was to come in Mexico when he went off at one of the first corners on the second stage and was forced to retire. The Northern Irishman was able to restart the rally but could only manage 16th place.

"I went to Mexico looking to eliminate mistakes and score points. Instead I did exactly what I didn't want to do," the Briton told wrc.com. "It's frustrating. The fact is I'm not doing my job well enough at the moment and I have to improve. Simple as that."

What is more frustrating for Meeke is the impressive start he got in Mexico. The Citroen driver posted the fastest time on the first gravel stage, Los Mexicanos, but threw it away with an off on the second stage.

To compound this, his team-mate Mads Ostberg finished second in Mexico and sits fourth in the championship, which demostrates the Citroen world rally car's potential.

Meeke feels he needs to take time out of rallying and compose himself before preparing for round four in Argentina, which is scheduled for the 23-26 April.

"Before the next round in Argentina we have six weeks to build up again," said Meeke. "I usually do a lot of work between rallies - but I probably need to step back a bit now. When you don't get a good result on the first rally, you want it on the second and that rolled onto the third. It compounds itself.

"I need to have a bit of a reset. I need to get it right."