SS7 - Carbuccia - Scalella 1 (21.88km): Loeb fastest through a slippery SS7; Duval second; Hirvonen third; Petter Solberg fourth; Atkinson fifth; Latvala sixth; Mikkelsen lost over 3 minutes with a puncture; Sordo did not re-start - car too badly damaged after incident on day 1 in SS3; Campana heads the JWRC category; Loeb leads the overall event by 36.9 seconds.

Top ten stage times for SS7:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 14mins 26.3secs M
2. Francois Duval BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 02.9secs M
3. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 05.0secs M
4. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 10.6secs M
5. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 13.1secs M
6. Jari-Matti Latvala Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 14.3secs MT
7. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 17.5secs A8
8. Brice Tirabassi Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 29.4secs A8
9. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 35.5secs MT
10. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 37.0secs M

Overall times after SS7:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 1hour 23mins 50.6secs M
2. Francois Duval BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 36.9secs M
3. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 37.3secs M
4. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +01mins 22.1secs M
5. Jari-Matti Latvala Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 27.0secs MT
6. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +01mins 28.5secs M
7. Urmo Aava PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +03mins 40.5secs A8
8. Brice Tirabassi Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +03mins 50.8secs A8
9. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +03mins 53.0secs M
10. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +04mins 07.7secs M
11. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +04mins 12.8secs A8
12. Mads Ostberg Adapta WRT Subaru WRC +04mins 22.7secs A8
13. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +04mins 30.1secs MT
14. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +06mins 18.5secs A8
15. Barry Clark Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +06mins 38.4secs A8
16. Andreas Mikkelsen Ramsport Ford Focus WRC 07 +07mins 05.5secs A8
17. Gareth Jones Subaru Impreza WRC S12B +07mins 34.2secs A8
18. Guy Fiori Renault Clio S1600 +08mins 21.9secs A6
19. Pierre Campana Renault Clio R3 MAXI +08mins 25.7secs J
20. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +08mins 32.6secs A8

Overall JWRC after SS7:

1. Pierre Campana Renault Clio R3 MAXI 1hour 32mins 16.3secs J
2. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +00mins 07.3secs J
3. Alessandro Bettega Renault Clio R3 +00mins 16.3secs 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