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Rallye de France-Tour de Corse: SS3.

SS3 - Arbellara-Aullene 1 (27.42km): Loeb fastest through SS3; Duval second; Hirvonen third; Petter Solberg fourth despite a 'big moment'; Atkinson fifth; Latvala sixth; Sordo hit a bank and crashed out; Wilson went off and hit some trees - lost over 30 seconds; Prokop heads the JWRC category; Loeb leads the overall event by 14.4 seconds.


Top ten stage times for SS3:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 15mins 51.4secs M
2. Francois Duval BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 03.9secs M
3. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 04.0secs M
4. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 10.9secs M
5. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 14.2secs M
6. Jari-Matti Latvala Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 15.8secs MT
7. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 23.4secs A8
8. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 38.0secs A8
9. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 38.4secs M
10. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 44.4secs M


Overall times after SS3:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 34mins 40.7secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 14.4secs M
3. Francois Duval BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 16.6secs M
4. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 36.3secs M
5. Jari-Matti Latvala Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 36.4secs MT
6. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 38.6secs M
7. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +01mins 40.0secs M
8. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +01mins 45.3secs M
9. Brice Tirabassi Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +01mins 47.5secs A8
10. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +01mins 49.8secs A8
11. Mads Ostberg Adapta WRT Subaru WRC +01mins 57.4secs A8
12. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +02mins 01.9secs A8
13. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +02mins 10.4secs MT
14. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus WRC 07 +02mins 24.8secs A8
15. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +02mins 31.2secs A8
16. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +02mins 42.0secs A8
17. Barry Clark Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +03mins 11.2secs A8
18. Gareth Jones Subaru Impreza WRC S12B +03mins 15.8secs A8


Overall JWRC after SS3:

1. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 38mins 09.9secs J
2. Pierre Campana Renault Clio R3 MAXI +00mins 09.1secs J
3. Alessandro Bettega Renault Clio R3 +00mins 20.0secs J


Notable retirements:

SS1. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 Accident. J
SS3. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC Accident. M

* 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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