SS7 Mystery Creek (3.14km):

Hirvonen wins SS7 to extend lead; Sordo second fastest to move up to third overall; Loeb third; Latvala fourth; Andersson fifth. Hirvonen ends day one with a 27.8secs lead; Baldacci leads PWRC by 9.8secs from Prokop

Stage times and overall standings after SS7.

Top ten stage times for SS7:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 3mins 03.8secs M
2. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 00.2secs M
3. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 00.4secs M
4. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00min 00.7ecs M
5. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 01.4secs M
6. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 02.1secs A8
7. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 22.6secs M
8. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 02.8secs M
8=. Henning Solberg Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 02.8secs M
10. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 03.4secs M

Overall times after SS7:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 1hr 34mins 44.3secs M
2. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 27.8secs M
3. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 30.0secs M
4. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 30.1ecs M
5. Francois Duval Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 27.9secs MT
6. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +02mins 01.3secs A8
7. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +02mins 25.8secs M
8. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +02mins 50.5secs M
9. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +03mins 48.4secs M
10. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +04mins 47.5secs M
11. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +04mins 48.9secs A8
12. Richard Mason Subaru Impreza WRX STi +05mins 09.4secs
13. Mirco Baldacci Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +05mins 42.9secs P
14. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +05mins 52.7secs P
15. Fumio Nutahara Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 +05mins 54.7secs P
16. Evgeny Novikov Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +05mins 59.4secs P
17. Jari Ketomaa Subaru Impreza WRX STi +06mins 53.4secs P
18. Hayden Paddon Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +06mins 57.7secs P
19. Martin Rauam Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +07mins 06.6secs P
20. Patrick Sandell Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +07mins 15.0secs P

Overall PWRC after SS7:

1. Mirco Baldacci Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 1hr 40mins 27.2secs P
2. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +00mins 09.8secs P
3. Fumio Nutahara Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 +00mins 11.8secs P

Notable retirements

Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 M 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

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