all countries were like that.
At Greece at late 80s Greek multichampion Kirkos had admitted that a difficult long downhill asphalt stage(Fteri)
italy was like this even at national rally. couple of weeks before, every night...
As I recall it was the same time they introduced service areas, because back in the days crews would do their services on the road ections between stages
1 Ogier 2 Sordo 3 Tanak 4 Evans 5 Neuville 6 Suninen 7 Rovanpera 8 Fourmaux Andre Oliveira
not so hard for a team to pay a co-driver on a rally base.