SS15 Whaanga Coast (29.72km):

Stage win number six for Solberg; Hirvonen second best to take lead of rally; Petter third; Sordo fourth; Loeb fifth; Wilson sixth; Hirvonen leads by 7.1secs with three stages remaining. Prokop continues to lead PWRC.

Stage times and overall standings after SS15.

Top ten stage times for SS15:

1. Henning Solberg Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 21mins 26.4secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 08.6secs M
3. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 10.2secs M
4. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 10.5secs M
5. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 11.7secs M
6. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins
16.3secs
M *
7. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 18.9ecs M
8. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 20.7secs A8
9. Francois Duval Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 21.9secs M
10. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 32.6secs M

Overall times after SS15:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 3hr 27mins 22.7secs M
2. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00 07.1secs M
3. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 08.9secs M
4. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 17.6secs M
5. Francois Duval Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 48.5secs M
6. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +02mins 45.0secs M
7. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +03mins 09.3secs A8
8. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +04mins 52.8secs M
9. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +07mins 11.8secs M
10. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +07mins 30.2secs M
11. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +08mins 00.2secs A8
12. Henning Solberg Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +09mins 18.2secs M
13. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +11mins 18.7secs P
14. Patrick Sandell Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +12mins 21.0secs P
15. Martin Rauam Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +12mins 46.9secs P
16. Hayden Paddon Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +12mins 55.8secs P
17. Juho Hanninen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +14mins 09.5secs P
18. Jari Ketomaa Subaru Impreza WRX STi +14mins 15.9secs P
19. Emma Gilmour Subaru Impreza WRX STi +14mins 23.1secs
20. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +16mins
55.5secs
M *

Overall PWRC after SS15:

1. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 3hr 39mins 41.4secs P
2. Patrick Sandell Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +01mins 02.3secs P
3. Martin Rauam Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +01mins 28.2secs 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