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Rally Finland: SS9 - Loeb responds.

SS9 - Lautapera (7.87km): Loeb fastest through SS9; Hirvonen second; Henning Solberg third; Galli fourth; Mikkelsen fifth; Andersson sixth; Atkinson seventh; Aava stopped close to the finish; Loeb leads the overall rally by 9.1 seconds.


Stage times and overall standings after SS9.

Top ten stage times for SS9:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 3mins 52.4secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 07 +00mins 00.7secs M
3. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 03.1secs MT
4. Gigi Galli Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 05.8secs MT
5. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +00mins 06.0secs A8
6. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 06.1secs M
7. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 06.7secs M
8. Matti Rantanen Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +00mins 06.9secs A8
9. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 07.3secs M
10. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 07.8secs M


Overall times after SS9:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 53mins 00.7secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 07 +00mins 09.1secs M
3. Gigi Galli Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 44.4secs MT
4. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 45.8secs MT
5. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 49.4secs M
6. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +01mins 03.1secs A8
7. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +01mins 14.3secs M
8. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +01mins 24.6secs M
9. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +01mins 58.1secs M
10. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +01mins 58.5secs M
11. Matti Rantanen Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +02mins 07.4secs A8
12. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +02mins 34.8secs A8
13. Luis-Perez Companc Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +03mins 12.1secs MT
14. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +03mins 17.8secs A8
15. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +03mins 34.1secs MT
16. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 07 +04mins 00.7secs M
17. Juha Salo Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 +04mins 27.7secs P
18. Juho Hanninen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +04mins 43.4secs P
19. Patrik Flodin Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +04mins 59.9secs P
20. Jari Ketomaa Subaru Impreza WRX STi +05mins 08.1secs P


Overall JWRC after SS9:

1. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 1hour 00mins 24.0secs J
2. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +00mins 08.9secs J
3. Patrik Sandell Renault Clio S1600 +00mins 15.9secs J


Overall PWRC after SS9:

1. Juha Salo Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 57mins 28.4secs P
2. Juho Hanninen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +00mins 15.7secs P
3. Patrik Flodin Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +00mins 32.2secs 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
SS9. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC Stopped. 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


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