SS3 Moselland 1 (9.82km):

Loeb takes his third straight stage win; Hirvonen second; Duval third; Sordo fourth; Atkinson fifth to move ahead of Subaru team-mate Petter Solberg overall; Prokop heads J-WRC category; Loeb leads event by 15.3secs from both Hirvonen and Sordo.

Stage times and overall standings after SS3.

Top ten stage times for SS3:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 5mins 29.3secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 02.7secs M
3. Francois Duval Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 03.7secs MT
4. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 04.0secs M
5. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 05.3secs M
6. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 07.1secs M
7. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 7.4secs M
8. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 7.9secs A8
9. Gigi Galli Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 11.3secs MT
10. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 13.6secs A8

Overall times after SS3:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 30mins 15.3secs M
2. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 15.3secs M
3. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 15.3secs M
4. Francois Duval Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 27.9secs MT
5. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 31.0secs M
6. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 32.4secs M
7. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 35.8secs M
8. Gigi Galli Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 55.2secs MT
9. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 55.4secs A8
10. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +01mins 02.0secs A8
11. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +01mins 22.1secs M
12. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +01mins 23.2secs M
13. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +01mins 25.0secs A8
14. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 36.0secs A8
15. Peter van Merksteijn Ford Focus RS WRC 07 +01mins 56.9secs A8
16. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +01mins 57.9secs A8
17. Peter van Merksteijn Jr Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +02mins 08.8secs A8
18. Erik Wevers Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +02mins 10.3secs A8
19. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +02mins 20.5secs A8
20. Gareth Jones Subaru Impreza WRC 07 +02mins 58.3secs A8

Overall JWRC after SS3:

1. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 33mins 15.7secs J
2. Sebastien Ogier Citroen C2 S1600 +00mins 8.9secs J
3. Aaron Burkart Citroen C2 S1600 +00mins 38.2secs J

Notable retirements:

DNS. Mads Ostberg Adapta Subaru Impreza WRC 07 Did not start A8

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

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

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