Petter Solberg was another to crash out, with brake problems in the final stage on Saturday. He had also gone out on day 1 when he hit a rock and damaged the suspension on his Impreza. He did not re-start on day 3.
Urmo Aava also suffered after hitting a rock and damaging the suspension on his privately entered Citroen
C4 WRC. He had been running solidly in the points and around 5th-6th throughout until the second stage on Sunday morning.
The FIA World Rally Championship now heads back to Europe next month and the next stop is Sardinia for the Rally d'Italia, another gravel event, which runs from May 15-18.