SS6 Waitomo 2 Part 2 (17.36km):

Loeb wins SS6, but loses 30secs in penalty after starting stage late; Hirvonen second; Sordo third; Aava fourth; Duval fifth; Wilson fails to complete stage; Hirvonen now leads by 27.4secs; Baldacci continues to lead PWRC.

Stage times and overall standings after SS6.

Top ten stage times for SS6:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 13mins 37.8secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 03.3secs M
3. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 09.2secs M
4. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 14.4secs A8
5. Francois Duval Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 16.7secs MT
6. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00min 17.4secs M
7. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 20.6secs M
8. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 23.3secs M
9. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 23.4secs M
10. Henning Solberg Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 25.9secs A8

Overall times after SS6:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 1hr 31mins 40.5secs M
2. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 27.4secs M
3. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 29.4ecs M
4. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 29.8secs M
5. Francois Duval Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 22.5secs MT
6. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +01mins 59.2secs A8
7. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +02mins 23.0secs M
8. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +02mins 49.1secs M
9. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +03mins 45.4secs M
10. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +04mins 42.4secs A8
11. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +04mins 44.1secs M
12. Richard Mason Subaru Impreza WRX STi +04mins 58.8secs
13. Mirco Baldacci Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +05mins 34.2secs P
14. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +05mins 44.6secs P
15. Fumio Nutahara Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 +05mins 45.8secs P
16. Evgeny Novikov Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +05mins 49.9secs P
17. Jari Ketomaa Subaru Impreza WRX STi +06mins 43.9secs P
18. Hayden Paddon Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +06mins 46.9secs P
19. Martin Rauam Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +06mins 59.5secs P
20. Stewart Taylor Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +07mins 05.1secs P

Overall PWRC after SS6:

1. Mirco Baldacci Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 1hr 37mins 25.1secs P
2. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +00mins 10.4secs P
3. Fumio Nutahara Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 +00mins 11.6secs P

Notable retirements

Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 M

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

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

all times unofficial