SS8 - Walters Arena 2 (2.29 km): Loeb fastest through SS8; Andersson second; Sordo and Petter Solberg joint third; Latvala fifth; Duval sixth; Wilks heads the PWRC category; Latvala leads the overall event by 12.9secs at the end of day 1.

Top ten stage times for SS8:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 1min 45.0secs M
2. Per-Gunnar Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 00.7secs M
3. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 00.8secs M
= Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 00.8secs M
5. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 +00mins 00.9secs M
6. Francois Duval Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 01.9secs MT
7. Mads Ostberg Adapta WRT Subaru WRC +00mins 02.7secs A8
8. Nasser Al-Attiyah Subaru Impreza WRX STi +00mins 04.1secs P
9. Guy Wilks Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +00mins 04.5secs P / B
10. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 04.6secs A8

Overall times after SS8:

1. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 31mins 20.5secs M
2. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 12.9secs M
3. Per-Gunnar Andersson Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +00mins 22.5secs M
4. Mads Ostberg Adapta WRT Subaru WRC +00mins 24.0secs A8
5. Petter Solberg Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 +00mins 27.4secs M
6. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 32.2secs M
7. Francois Duval Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +00mins 52.0secs MT
8. Sebastien Ogier PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +00mins 54.8secs A8
9. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 04.7secs A8
10. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 33.0secs MT
11. Toni Gardemeister Suzuki WRT SX4 WRC +01mins 47.3secs M
12. Barry Clark Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 07 +01mins 51.5secs A8
13. Guy Wilks Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +02mins 06.4secs P / B
14. Patrick Flodin Subaru Impreza WRX STi +02mins 35.8secs P / B
15. Conrad Rautenbach PH Sport-Citroen C4 WRC +02mins 47.0secs A8
16. Andreas Aigner Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +02mins 47.2secs P
17. Evgeny Novikov Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +03mins 02.5secs P
18. David Higgins Subaru Impreza WRX STi +03mins 03.3secs P / B
19. Patrik Sandell Peugeot 207 S2000 +03mins 12.5secs P
20. Mirco Baldacci Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +03mins 16.8secs P

Overall PWRC after SS8:

1. Guy Wilks Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 33mins 26.9secs P / B
2. Patrick Flodin Subaru Impreza WRX STi +00mins 29.4secs P / B
3. Andreas Aigner Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +00mins 40.8secs P

Notable retirements:

SS3. Giovanni Manfrinato Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 Went off the road. P
SS3. Gaurav Gill Subaru Impreza WRX STi Went off the road. P
SS6. Juho Hanninen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 Engine. P / B
SS7. Chris Atkinson Subaru WRT Impreza WRC 2008 Crashed. 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.
B - denotes registered to score points in the BRC.

all times unofficial

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