Petter Solberg's co-driver Phil Mills has revealed that he cannot wait to get back in the cockpit this weekend, and take on the challenge of the Rally Japan.

Speaking after escaping that accident in Germany, which wrote off the #1 Subaru Impreza, the Welshman, who is now fighting fit, added that he 'owes' the guys in the team who made the car.

"I can honestly say I'm looking forward to it [Rally Japan]," said Phil.

"I had a couple of rest days after the crash, but then I was back training with a physiotherapist and, apart from a bit of stiffness in my joints, I feel fine.

"We've had a few bumps in our time, but we're okay, we're professionals and it's going to be business as usual on Friday.

"One thing's for sure though, I certainly owe the guys in the team who were involved in making that car. From the people in the design office, the guys who welded the cage and the others who assembled it in the workshop...

"I really can't thank them enough."