SS17 Whaanga Coast 2 (29.72km):

Loeb claims a dominant stage win on the second run through Whaanga Coast; Henning Solberg second; Petter Solberg; Sordo fourth; Aava fifth. Andersson drops time with puncture but holds sixth; Loeb leads Sordo by 16.2secs with one stage remaining.

Stage times and overall standings after SS17.

Top ten stage times for SS17:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 20mins 47.0secs M
2. Henning Solberg Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 14.7secs M
3. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 16.5secs M
4. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 18.7secs M
5. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 24.2secs A8
6. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins
31.9secs
M *
7. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 49.1secs M
8. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 57.1secs M
9. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 04.1secs M
10. Juho Hanninen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +01mins 32.3secs P

Overall times after SS17:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 3hr 56mins 14.8secs M
2. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 16.2secs M
3. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 41.8secs M
4. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008+02mins 49.7secs M
5. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +03mins 26.0secs A8
6. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +07mins 34.2secs M
7. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +07mins 53.7secs M
8. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +08mins 34.1secs M
9. Henning Solberg Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +09mins 18.7secs M
10. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +13mins 35.9secs P
11. Patrick Sandell Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +14mins 15.8cs P
12. Martin Rauam Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +14mins 40.4secs P
13. Hayden Paddon Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +15mins 04.5secs P
14. Juho Hanninen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +15mins 52.6secs P
15. Jari Ketomaa Subaru Impreza WRX STi +16mins 18.9secs P
16. Emma Gilmour Subaru Impreza WRX STi +16mins 52.1secs
17. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +17mins
15.2secs
M *
18. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +17mins 32.0secs A8
19. Bernardo Sousa Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +20mins 30.6secs P
20. Stuart Taylor Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +20mins 47.5secs P

Overall PWRC after SS17:

1. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 4hr 09mins 50.7secs P
2. Patrick Sandell Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +00mins 39.9secs P
3. Martin Rauam Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +01mins 04.5secs P

Notable retirements

Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 M Francois Duval Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 M 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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