Ott Tanak leads the way after the first day on the Spanish gravel. Home hero Dani Sordo is behind in second place, with Elfyn Evans 3rd. But just half a second behind him is a confident building 9 times WRC champion, Sebastien Loeb. Who is just 30 seconds off the lead. Title contenders Ogier and Neuville are 7th and 9th after having to sweep the road.