SS12 - Himos (15.35 km): Hirvonen fastest through SS12; Loeb second; Atkinson third; Galli fourth; Petter Solberg fifth; Rantanen sixth; Sordo complained of a brake problem; Gardemeister had to switch to the manual gearbox; Latvala, Aava and Mikkelsen re-started under the SupeRally; Aava spun; Loeb leads the overall rally by 11.4 seconds.

Stage times and overall standings after SS12.

Top ten stage times for SS12:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 07 8mins 37.3secs M
2. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 03.0secs M
3. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 12.2secs M
4. Gigi Galli Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 13.2secs MT
5. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 14.5secs M
6. Matti Rantanen Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +00mins 15.1secs A8
7. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 16.6secs M
8. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +00mins 17.6secs A8
9. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 19.8secs MT
10. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 22.6secs M

Overall times after SS12:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 1hour 13mins 38.2secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 07 +00mins 11.4secs M
3. Gigi Galli Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 06.4secs MT
4. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 09.9secs MT
5. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +01mins 19.0secs M
6. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +01mins 49.3secs M
7. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +01mins 50.3secs M
8. Matti Rantanen Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +02mins 38.7secs A8
9. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +02mins 40.0secs M
10. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +02mins 46.9secs M
11. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +03mins 34.8secs A8
12. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +04mins 31.6secs A8
13. Luis-Perez Companc Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +04mins 42.2secs MT
14. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +05mins 04.2secs MT
15. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 07 +05mins 49.4secs M
16. Juha Salo Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 +06mins 05.3secs P
17. Juho Hanninen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +06mins 13.3secs P
18. Patrik Flodin Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +06mins 44.1secs P
19. Jari Ketomaa Subaru Impreza WRX STi +06mins 58.8secs P
20. Jussi V?lim?ki Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 +07mins 22.1secs P

Overall JWRC after SS12:

1. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 1hour 24mins 01.8secs J
2. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 +00mins 05.7secs J
3. Patrik Sandell Renault Clio S1600 +00mins 16.8secs J

Overall PWRC after SS12:

1. Juha Salo Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 1hour 19mins 43.5secs P
2. Juho Hanninen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +00mins 08.0secs P
3. Patrik Flodin Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +00mins 38.8secs 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
SS7. Andreas Aigner Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 Accident. N4
SS8. Subhan Aksa Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 Accident P
SS9. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC Went off the road. A8
SS10. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus RS WRC 06 Went off the road. A8#
SS10. Naren Kumar Subaru Impreza WRX Sti Mechanical P
SS12. Evgeniy Vertunov Subaru Impreza WRX STi Mechanical P

* 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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