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Rally New Zealand: SS3 – Hirvonen again.

SS3 Waitomo 1 Part 2 (17.36km):

Hirvonen claims his second fastest stage time of the day; Latvala second; Sordo third; Loeb fourth; Andersson an excellent fifth in the Suzuki. Baldacci holds onto PWRC lead.

Stage times and overall standings after SS3.

Top ten stage times for SS3:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 14mins 13.5secs M
2. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00min 00.3secs M
3. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 04.5secs M
4. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 04.1secs M
5. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 04.2secs M
6. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 20.4secs A8
7. Francois Duval Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 07.5secs MT
8. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 11.1secs M
9. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 11.4secs M
10. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 13.9secs M


Overall times after SS3:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 46mins 35.3secs M
2. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 05.3secs M
3. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 09.4secs M
4. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 11.0secs M
5. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 34.9secs M
6. Francois Duval Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 45.3secs MT
7. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 53.7secs A8
8. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +01mins 10.9secs M
9. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 21.1secs M
10. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +01mins 22.6secs M
11. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +02mins 09.4secs M
12. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +02mins 10.8secs M
13. Richard Mason Subaru Impreza WRX STi +02mins 12.7secs
14. Mirco Baldacci Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +02mins 18.9secs P
15. Fumio Nutahara Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 +02mins 30.8secs P
16. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +02mins 36.5secs A8
17. Evgeny Novikov Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +02mins 39.6secs P
18. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +02mins 40.6secs P
19. Toshi Arai Subaru Impreza WRX STi +02mins 41.9secs P
20. Hayden Paddon Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +03mins 08.1secs P


Overall PWRC after SS3:

1. Mirco Baldacci Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 48mins 54.2secs P
2. Fumio Nutahara Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 +00mins 11.9secs P
3. Evgeny Novikov Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +00mins 20.7secs P


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

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


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Mikko Hirvonen (FIN) Jarmo Lehtinen (FIN) Ford Focus RS WRC 07
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