SS3 - El Cubilete 1 (18.87 km): Loeb fastest through SS3; Latvala second; Henning Solberg third; Atkinson fourth; Hirvonen fifth; Wilson sixth; Galli went into a ditch and lost over 2 minutes; Petter continued to suffer with brake problems; P-G's Suzuki dropped to three cylinders; Villagra given a 2 minute penalty; Ogier heads the JWRC category; Latvala leads the overall event by 4.4 seconds.

Stage times and overall standings after SS3.

Top ten stage times for SS3:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 11mins 51.5secs M
2. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Focus RS WRC 07 +00mins 00.5secs M
3. Henning Solberg Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 04.7secs M
4. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2007 +00mins 05.9secs M
5. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Focus RS WRC 07 +00mins 06.3secs M
6. Matthew Wilson Stobart Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 16.1secs M
7. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 17.1secs M
8. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2007 +00mins 24.2secs M
9. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 30.7secs M
10. Ricardo Trivino Peugeot 206 WRC +00mins 50.8secs A8

Overall times after SS3:

1. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Focus RS WRC 07 40mins 20.9secs M
2. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 04.4secs M
3. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2007 +00mins 11.2secs M
4. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Focus RS WRC 07 +00mins 18.7secs M
5. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2007 +00mins 53.9secs M
6. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 55.5secs M
7. Matthew Wilson Stobart Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 41.1secs M
8. Henning Solberg Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +02mins 12.8secs M
9. Gigi Galli Stobart Ford Focus WRC 07 +02mins 43.9secs M
10. Ricardo Trivino Peugeot 206 WRC +03mins 40.1secs A8
11. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +03mins 48.8secs M
12. Sebastien Ogier Citroen C2 S1600 +04mins 23.3secs J
13. Patrik Sandell Renault Clio S1600 +04mins 46.5secs J
14. Jaan Molder Suzuki Swift S1600 +04mins 52.4secs J
15. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 +05mins 07.5secs J
16. Aaron Burkart Citroen C2 S1600 +06mins 00.7secs J
17. Benito Guerra Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII +06mins 24.4secs N4
18. Rodrigo Salgado Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +07mins 00.9secs N4
19. Shaun Gallagher Citroen C2 S1600 +07mins 21.5secs J
20. Jose Ignacio de Izaurieta Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +07mins 31.1secs N4

Overall JWRC after SS3:

1. Sebastien Ogier Citroen C2 S1600 44mins 44.2secs J
2. Patrik Sandell Renault Clio S1600 +00mins 23.2secs J
3. Jaan Molder Suzuki Swift S1600 +00mins 29.1ecs J
4. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 +00mins 44.2secs J
5. Aaron Burkart Citroen C2 S1600 +01mins 37.4secs J

Notable retirements:

SS1. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC Suspension. M
SS1. Jan Kopecky Fiat Grande Punto Abarath S2000 Engine. N4

* denotes elected to re-start under SupeRally format.

M - denotes Manufacturer entry.
J - denotes Junior WRC entry.

all times unofficial