SS9 - La Llena 1 (17.12km): Loeb fastest through SS9; Sordo second; Duval third; Hirvonen fourth; Aava fifth; Petter Solberg sixth; Ogier heads the JWRC category; Loeb leads the overall event by 23.7 seconds.

Stage times and overall standings after SS9.

Top ten stage times for SS9:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 9mins 35.6secs M
2. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 02.9secs M
3. Francois Duval BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 04.2secs M
4. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 05.9secs M
5. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 11.7secs A8
6. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 14.7secs M
7. Jari-Matti Latvala Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 17.7secs MT
8. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 20.6secs M
9. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 21.6secs A8
10. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 24.8secs MT

Overall times after SS9:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 1hour 46mins 20.7secs M
2. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 23.7secs M
3. Francois Duval BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 50.4secs M
4. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +01mins 01.6secs M
5. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +02mins 34.2secs M
6. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +02mins 44.0secs A8
7. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +03mins 01.8secs M
8. Jari-Matti Latvala Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +03mins 02.2secs MT
9. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus WRC 07 +03mins 28.8secs A8
10. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +05mins 12.6secs MT
11. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +05mins 38.5secs A8
12. Brice Tirabassi Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +05mins 38.8secs A8
13. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +06mins 34.2secs MT
14. Henning Solberg Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +06mins 39.5secs MT
15. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +07mins 33.9secs M
16. Mads Ostberg Adapta Subaru WRC S12b +07mins 52.1secs A8
17. Peter van Merksteijn Ford Focus RS WRC 07 +08mins 09.9secs A8
18. Sebastien Ogier Citroen C2 S1600 +09mins 26.0secs J
19. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +10mins 36.3secs J
20. Eamonn Boland Subaru Impreza WRC S12b +11mins 04.5secs A8

Overall JWRC after SS9:

1. Sebastien Ogier Citroen C2 S1600 1hour 55mins 46.7secs J
2. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +01mins 10.3secs J
3. Alessandro Bettega Renault Clio R3 +02mins 00.5secs J

Notable retirements:

DNS. Francesco Fanari Citroen C2-R2 Did not start - ill. J
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*
SS6/7. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 Retired from day 1 after SS6. A8*
SS6/7. Sergio Perez Citroen C2 S1600 Mechanical. J

* 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