Reigning world champion Ott Tänak had to miss the Monte Carlo rally.
Toyota Kalle Rovanperä is third in the opening race of the World Series after the third race in the Monte Carlo Rally. He is less than 57 seconds behind his team-leading teammate Sebastien Ogieria.
Toyota has a triple lead in the rally, followed by Britain Elfyn Evans.
2019 Estonian World Champion, Hyundain Ott Tänak suffered a flat tire in the previous special stage, fell far from the tip and eventually dropped the race.
The rally ends on Sunday with four special stages.