It seems that MRF Tyres company from India doesn't have a right answer on damp and wet tarmac against Michelin and Pirelli.
I mean they made a really big progress this weekend but really fast Hyundai works driver Craig Breen couldn't do better then 11th place overall.
Ok, he probably made an incorrect tire choice on the first day of the rally but other drivers improved significantly during the weekend and Breen stayed behind.
Breen did great two special stages times at SS7 and SS11 where he posted 3rd time twice. So that means that he has a speed and tires are developing in the right direction but, as I said earlier, wet tarmac is still a problem for Indian manufacturer.
We have an onboard rally video from the special stage 10 which was completely wet and you can see what kind of an effort drivers must do to make a good time.
Enjoy and learn from Irishman...