SS5 - Portigliolo-Bocca Albitrina 2 (16.62km): Loeb fastest through SS5; Hirvonen second; Duval third; Petter Solberg fourth; Atkinson fifth; Latvala sixth; Prokop heads the JWRC category; Loeb leads the overall event by 25.7 seconds.

Top ten stage times for SS5:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 9mins 22.5secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 05.2secs M
3. Francois Duval BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 05.3secs M
4. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 10.4secs M
5. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 11.4secs M
6. Jari-Matti Latvala Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 12.0secs MT
7. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 14.9secs A8
8. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 16.6secs A8
9. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 24.2secs A8
10. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 26.2secs A8

Overall times after SS5:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 53mins 35.3secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 25.7secs M
3. Francois Duval BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 28.7secs M
4. Jari-Matti Latvala Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 01.2secs MT
5. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +01mins 01.3secs M
6. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +01mins 03.9secs M
7. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +02mins 37.1secs M
8. Brice Tirabassi Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +02mins 40.9secs A8
9. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +02mins 41.5secs A8
10. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +02mins 44.7secs M
11. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +02mins 54.1secs A8
12. Mads Ostberg Adapta WRT Subaru WRC +02mins 56.1secs A8
13. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus WRC 07 +02mins 58.0secs A8
14. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +03mins 04.8secs A8
15. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +03mins 07.8secs MT
16. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +04mins 08.9secs A8
17. Barry Clark Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +04mins 40.6secs A8
18. Gareth Jones Subaru Impreza WRC S12B +05mins 06.3secs A8
19. Guy Fiori Renault Clio S1600 +05mins 24.9secs A6
20. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +05mins 29.9secs J

Overall JWRC after SS5:

1. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 59mins 05.3secs J
2. Pierre Campana Renault Clio R3 MAXI +00mins 06.3secs J
3. Alessandro Bettega Renault Clio R3 +00mins 18.8secs 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