SS1 - SSS Killeri 1 (2.06km): Loeb fastest through SS1; Sordo second to give Citroen a 1-2; Atkinson best of rest; Hirvonen fourth - lightly tapped barrier at start of test; Petter Solberg fifth; Latvala sixth; Aava seventh; Loeb takes the early lead - 0.3 seconds up on his team-mate.

Stage times and overall standings after SS1.

Top ten stage times for SS1:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 1min 20.5secs M
2. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 00.3secs M
3. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 00.4secs M
= Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 07 +00mins 00.4secs M
5. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 00.6secs M
6. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 07 +00mins 00.8secs M
7. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 00.9secs A8
8. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +00mins 01.0secs A8
9. Gigi Galli Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 01.2secs MT
10. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 01.6secs MT

Overall times after SS1:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 1min 20.5secs M
2. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 00.3secs M
3. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 00.4secs M
= Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 07 +00mins 00.4secs M
5. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 00.6secs M
6. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 07 +00mins 00.8secs M
7. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 00.9secs A8
8. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +00mins 01.0secs A8
9. Gigi Galli Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 01.2secs MT
10. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 01.6secs MT
11. Mads Ostberg Adapta Subaru Impreza WRC +00mins 01.7secs A8
12. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 01.8secs MT
13. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 02.2secs M
= Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 02.2secs A8
15. Matti Rantanen Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +00mins 02.3secs A8
16. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 03.5secs M
= Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 07 +00mins 03.5secs M
18. Luis-Perez Companc Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 04.3secs MT
19. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 04.8secs A8
20. Juho Hanninen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +00mins 05.6secs P

Overall JWRC after SS1:

1. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 1min 30.0secs J
2. Kalle Pinomaki Suzuki Swift S1600 +00mins 01.4secs J
3. Patrik Sandell Renault Clio S1600 +00mins 01.6secs J

Overall PWRC after SS1:

1. Juho Hanninen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 1min 26.1secs P
2. Simone Campedelli Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +00mins 00.8secs P
3. Jari Ketomaa Subaru Impreza WRX STi +00mins 01.3secs P

Notable retirements:

None.

* denotes elected/able to re-start under SupeRally format.

M - denotes Manufacturer entry.
MT - denotes Manufacturer Team entry.
J - denotes Junior WRC entry.
P - denotes Production WRC entry.

all times unofficial