SS6 - Arbellara-Aullene 2 (7.42km): Loeb fastest through SS6; Duval second; Hirvonen third; Petter Solberg fourth; Latvala fifth; Atkinson sixth; Henning Solberg lost over 4 minutes with a puncture - car fell of the jack; Prokop hit something; Campana heads the JWRC category; Loeb leads the overall event by 32.3 seconds at the end of day 1.

Top ten stage times for SS6:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 15mins 48.9secs M
2. Francois Duval BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 05.3secs M
3. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 06.6secs M
4. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 07.6secs M
5. Jari-Matti Latvala Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 11.5secs MT
6. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 14.1secs M
7. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 18.2secs A8
8. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 20.5secs A8
9. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 38.9secs M
10. Brice Tirabassi Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 40.5secs A8

Overall times after SS6:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 1hour 09mins 24.3secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 32.3secs M
3. Francois Duval BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 34.0secs M
4. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +01mins 11.5secs M
5. Jari-Matti Latvala Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 12.7secs MT
6. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +01mins 15.4secs M
7. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +03mins 16.0secs M
8. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus WRC 07 +03mins 18.5secs A8
9. Brice Tirabassi Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +03mins 21.4secs A8
10. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +03mins 23.0secs A8
11. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +03mins 24.5secs A8
12. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +03mins 26.5secs M
13. Mads Ostberg Adapta WRT Subaru WRC +03mins 43.7secs A8
14. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +03mins 54.6secs MT
15. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +05mins 15.5secs A8
16. Barry Clark Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +05mins 42.9secs A8
17. Gareth Jones Subaru Impreza WRC S12B +06mins 21.5secs A8
18. Guy Fiori Renault Clio S1600 +06mins 51.7secs A6
19. Pierre Campana Renault Clio R3 MAXI +06mins 59.4secs J
20. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +07mins 08.5secs J

Overall JWRC after SS6:

1. Pierre Campana Renault Clio R3 MAXI 1hour 16mins 23.7secs J
2. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +00mins 09.1secs J
3. Alessandro Bettega Renault Clio R3 +00mins 13.7secs 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