SS3 - Myherin 1 (18.28 km): Latvala fastest through a very slippery SS3; Ostberg second; Loeb third; Sordo fourth; Ogier fifth; Henning Solberg had gearbox problems; Rautenbach had a puncture; Wilks heads the PWRC category; Ogier leads the overall event by 2.3secs.

NB. SS3 was stopped briefly while a marshal received medical attention after being hit by a flying stone. The marshal, who was conscious, was subsequently taken to hospital by helicopter. No more details are currently available.

Top ten stage times for SS3:

1. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 10mins 59.2secs M
2. Mads Ostberg Adapta WRT Subaru WRC +00mins 02.0secs A8
3. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 04.8secs M
4. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 06.7secs M
5. Sebastien Ogier PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 07.2secs A8
6. Per-Gunnar Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 08.0secs M
7. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 09.4secs M
8. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 10.7secs M
9. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 12.8secs M
10. Francois Duval Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 17.1secs MT

Overall times after SS3:

1. Sebastien Ogier PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC 13mins 55.0secs A8
2. Mads Ostberg Adapta WRT Subaru WRC +00mins 02.3secs A8
3. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 03.9secs M
4. Per-Gunnar Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 06.7secs M
5. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 08.1secs M
6. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 10.5secs M
7. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 11.0secs M
8. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 12.8secs M
9. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 13.6secs M
10. Francois Duval Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 15.0secs MT
11. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 32.7secs M
12. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 33.5secs A8
13. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 41.0secs MT
14. Barry Clark Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 46.4secs A8
15. Guy Wilks Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +00mins 53.4secs P / B
16. Patrick Flodin Subaru Impreza WRX STi +01mins 06.4secs P / B
17. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +01mins 10.9secs A8
18. Andreas Aigner Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +01mins 16.5secs P
19. Gwyndaf Evans Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +01mins 18.7secs N4 / B
20. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +01mins 22.6secs P

Overall PWRC after SS3:

1. Guy Wilks Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 14mins 48.4secs P / B
2. Patrick Flodin Subaru Impreza WRX STi +00mins 13.0secs P / B
3. Andreas Aigner Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +00mins 23.1secs P

Notable retirements:

None.

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

M - denotes Manufacturer entry.
MT - denotes Manufacturer Team entry.
P - denotes Production Car WRC entry.
B - denotes registered to score points in the BRC.

all times unofficial

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