SS7 - Palsankyla 2 (13.90km): Loeb fastest through SS7; Hirvonen second; Henning Solberg third; Galli fourth; Sordo fifth; Aava sixth; Gardemeister had a puncture and almost rolled; Loeb leads the overall rally by 9.1 seconds.

Stage times and overall standings after SS7.

Top ten stage times for SS7:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 7mins 07.8secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 07 +00mins 02.5secs M
3. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 04.1secs MT
4. Gigi Galli Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 04.2secs MT
5. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 06.7secs M
6. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 09.0secs A8
7. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 09.8secs M
8. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +00mins 12.3secs A8
9. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 12.5secs M
10. Matti Rantanen Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +00mins 16.7secs A8

Overall times after SS7:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 43mins 07.1secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 07 +00mins 09.1secs M
3. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 32.2secs M
4. Gigi Galli Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 36.5secs MT
5. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 42.0secs MT
6. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 44.8secs A8
7. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +00mins 50.7secs A8
8. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 56.5secs M
9. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +01mins 11.5secs M
10. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +01mins 37.5secs M
11. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +01mins 43.7secs M
12. Matti Rantanen Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +01mins 52.1secs A8
13. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +02mins 08.3secs A8
14. Luis-Perez Companc Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +02mins 41.9secs MT
15. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +02mins 43.4secs A8
16. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +02mins 46.4secs MT
17. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 07 +03mins 09.9secs M
18. Juha Salo Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 +03mins 45.4secs P
19. Juho Hanninen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +03mins 56.1secs P
20. Patrik Flodin Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +04mins 12.3secs P

Overall JWRC after SS7:

1. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 49mins 15.4secs J
2. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +00mins 04.7secs J
3. Patrik Sandell Renault Clio S1600 +00mins 17.5secs J

Overall PWRC after SS7:

1. Juha Salo Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 46mins 52.5secs P
2. Juho Hanninen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +00mins 10.7secs P
3. Patrik Flodin Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +00mins 26.9secs P

Notable retirements:

SS3. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 07 Went off the road. M
SS6. Mads Ostberg Adapta Subaru Impreza WRC Went off the road. A8

* 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