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Rally New Zealand: SS2 – Hirvonen assumes lead.

SS2 Waitomo 1 Part 1 (25.85km):

Hirvonen goes fastest through SS2 to take the lead overall; Sordo second just 0.01secs behind; Loeb third, Latvala fourth, Atkinson fifth; Duval sixth. Henning Solberg loses two and a half minutes. Baldacci takes lead of PWRC.


Stage times and overall standings after SS2.

Top ten stage times for SS2:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 15mins 12.5secs M
2. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 00.1secs M
3. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 1.4secs M
4. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 06.2secs M
5. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 6.4secs M
6. Francois Duval Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 15.5secs MT
7. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 21.7secs A8
8. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 21.8secs M
9. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 28.9secs M
10. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 36.5secs M


Overall times after SS2:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 32mins 21.8secs M
2. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 05.0secs M
3. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 05.3secs M
4. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 07.5secs M
5. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 23.5secs M
6. Francois Duval Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 37.8secs MT
7. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 46.8secs A8
8. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 59.8secs M
9. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +01mins 06.7secs M
10. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 10.0secs M
11. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 41.2secs M
12. Mirco Baldacci Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +01mins 54.1secs P
13. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +01mins 56.9secs M
14. Richard Mason Subaru Impreza WRX STi +02mins 00.1secs
15. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +02mins 00.4secs A8
16. Fumio Nutahara Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 +02mins 04.3secs P
17. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +02mins 16.1secs P
18. Evgeny Novikov Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +02mins 16.3secs P
19. Toshi Arai Subaru Impreza WRX STi +02mins 18.6secs P
20. Jari Ketomaa Subaru Impreza WRX STi +02mins 31.4secs P


Overall PWRC after SS2:

1. Mirco Baldacci Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 34mins 15.9secs P
2. Fumio Nutahara Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 +00mins 11.2secs P
3. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +00mins 22.0secs P


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

M - denotes Manufacturer entry.
MT - denotes Manufacturer Team entry.
PWRC - denotes Production WRC entry.


Related Pictures

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Mikko Hirvonen (FIN) Jarmo Lehtinen (FIN) Ford Focus RS WRC 07
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Jari-Matti Latvala (FIN) Miikka Antilla (FIN) Volkswagen Polo R WRC
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Lorenzo Bertelli (ITA) Simone Scattolin (ITA) Ford RS WRC
Eric Camilli (FRA) Benjamin Veillas (FRA) Ford Fiesta RS WRC
Lorenzo Bertelli (ITA) Simone Scattolin (ITA) Ford RS WRC
Dani Sordo (ESP) Marc Marti (ESP) Hyundai i20 WRC
Mads Ostberg (NOR) Ola Floene (NOR) Ford Fiesta RS WRC
Michel Fabre (FRA) Maxine Vilmot (FRA) Citroen DS3 R3T
Eric Camilli (FRA) Benjamin Veillas (FRA) Ford Fiesta RS WRC
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