SS4 - La Mussara 2 (20.48km): Loeb fastest through SS4; Sordo second; Hirvonen third; Duval fourth; Atkinson fifth; Latvala sixth; Petter Solberg had brake issues; Ogier heads the JWRC category; Loeb leads the overall event by 8.8 seconds.

NB. All the main runners - #1 to #18 - opted for Pirelli's harder compound tyre for the repeat loop.

Stage times and overall standings after SS4.

Top ten stage times for SS4:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 11mins 14.0secs M
2. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 01.3secs M
3. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 03.3secs M
4. Francois Duval BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 04.3secs M
5. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 11.1secs M
6. Jari-Matti Latvala Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 15.2secs MT
7. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 16.3secs M
8. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 16.6secs A8
9. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 18.3secs A8
10. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 31.8secs MT

Overall times after SS4:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 46mins 23.5secs M
2. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 08.8secs M
3. Francois Duval BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 27.9secs M
4. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 29.1secs M
5. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +01mins 12.4secs M
6. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +01mins 20.4secs A8
7. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 23.8secs A8
8. Jari-Matti Latvala Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 25.4secs MT
9. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +01mins 40.4secs M
10. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +02mins 18.4secs M
11. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +02mins 25.4secs MT
12. Brice Tirabassi Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +02mins 41.0secs A8
13. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +02mins 42.2secs A8
14. Henning Solberg Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +02mins 59.6secs MT
15. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +03mins 00.1secs MT
16. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +03mins 14.0secs A8
17. Peter van Merksteijn Ford Focus RS WRC 07 +03mins 39.0secs A8
18. Mads Ostberg Adapta Subaru WRC S12b +03mins 59.4secs A8
19. Sebastien Ogier Citroen C2 S1600 +04mins 06.6secs J
20. Gareth Jones Subaru Impreza WRC S12B +04mins 14.0secs A8

Overall JWRC after SS4:

1. Sebastien Ogier Citroen C2 S1600 50mins 30.1secs J
2. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +00mins 46.6secs J
3. Alessandro Bettega Renault Clio R3 +00mins 53.6secs J

Notable retirements:

SS2. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC Went off the road. M
SS3. Peter Jr van Merksteijn Ford Focus RS WRC 06 Went off the road. A8

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

M - denotes Manufacturer entry.
MT - denotes Manufacturer Team entry.
J - denotes Junior WRC entry.

all times unofficial

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