Sebastian Vettell end's Mercedes' lengthy streak of pole positions.
Kiwi driver has low-speed roll before responding with stage wins to sit seventh overall after first full day at Rally Argentina.
F1 frontrunner Sebastian Vettel led a Ferrari one-two in Russian Grand Prix practice.
Hampton Downs track owner says New Zealand Grand Prix should have gone to his venue.
The Kiwi driver is hopeful of another strong showing in Argentina.