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Rally Japan: SS21.

SS21 - Koyka 1 (3.57km): Petter Solberg fastest through a partly icy SS21; Hirvonen second; Andersson third; Henning Solberg fourth; Loeb fifth; Sordo sixth; Gardemeister hit a bank; Arai completed stage with smoke coming from the front of his car; Novikov heads the PWRC category; Hirvonen leads overall by 18.4 seconds.

Note. Petter Solberg and Henning Solberg re-started under the SupeRally.


Top ten stage times for SS21:

1. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 2mins 00.2secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 00.4secs M
3. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 01.2secs M
4. Henning Solberg Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 01.9secs MT
5. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 02.5secs M
6. Dani Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 02.9secs M
7. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 03.3secs M
8. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 03.6secs M
9. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 05.3secs MT
10. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 05.5secs M


Overall times after SS21:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 2hours 23mins 32.4secs M
2. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 18.4secs M
3. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 55.6secs M
4. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +02mins 31.7secs M
5. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +04mins 36.5secs MT
6. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +04mins 41.7secs M
7. P-G Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +05mins 12.6secs M
8. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +10mins 09.1secs MT
9. Jari Ketomaa Subaru Impreza WRX STi +11mins 59.5secs N4
10. Evgeny Novikov Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +12mins 41.0secs P
11. Juho Hanninen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +13mins 00.5secs P
12. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +13mins 02.3secs M
13. Toshi Arai Subaru Impreza WRX STi +13mins 03.8secs P
14. Eyvind Brynildsen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +14mins 15.6secs P
15. Takuma Kamada Subaru Impreza WRX STi +14mins 42.5secs P
16. Mirco Baldacci Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +15mins 24.3secs P
17. Dani Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +15mins 51.0secs M
18. Katsuhiko Taguchi Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +16mins 27.4secs P
19. Fumio Nutahara Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X +18mins 14.1secs P
20. Henning Solberg Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 +19mins 00.3secs MT


Overall PWRC after SS21:

1. Evgeny Novikov Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 2hours 36mins 13.4secs P
2. Juho Hanninen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 +00mins 19.5secs P
3. Toshi Arai Subaru Impreza WRX STi +00mins 22.8secs P


Notable retirements:

SS1. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC Went off the road. A8*
SS2. Hiroshi Yanagisawa Subaru Impreza WRX STi Engine. P
SS6. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC Turbo. M*
SS6. Francois Duval Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 Crashed. MT

SS17. Henning Solberg Munchi's Ford Focus WRC 07 Suspension. MT*
SS18/SS19. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 Went off the road. M*


* denotes elected/able to re-start under SupeRally format.

M - denotes Manufacturer entry.
MT - denotes Manufacturer Team entry.
P - denotes Production Car WRC entry.


all times unofficial


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Petter Solberg (N) Philip Mills (GB) Subaru impreza WRC 2008
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