SS18 - Donegal Bay (14.47km): Hirvonen fastest through SS18; Henning Solberg second; Latvala third; Loeb fourth after 'moment'; Sordo fifth; Ogier sixth; Atkinson went off in first corner and lost over 60 seconds; Burkart heads the JWRC category; Loeb leads overall by 1min 27secs.

Top ten stage times for SS18:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC08 8mins 09.7secs M
2. Henning Solberg Stobart Ford Focus RS WRC08 +00mins 03.5secs MT
3. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC08 +00mins 07.1secs M
4. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 14.4secs M
5. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 18.4secs M
6. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 31.8secs A8
7. Urmo Aava Stobart Ford Focus RS WRC08 +00mins 32.9secs MT
8. Matthew Wilson Stobart Ford Focus RS WRC08 +00mins 34.7secs A8
9. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC08 +00mins 40.2secs A8
10. Tim McNulty Subaru S12B +00mins 43.0secs A8

Overall times after SS18:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 2hours 47mins 13.7secs M
2. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +01mins 27.0secs M
3. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC08 +02mins 11.7secs M
4. Henning Solberg Stobart Ford Focus RS WRC08 +06mins 35.5secs MT
5. Chris Atkinson Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +07mins 51.6secs MT
6. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +10mins 44.9secs A8
7. Matthew Wilson Stobart Ford Focus RS WRC08 +11mins 18.1secs A8
8. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC08 +14mins 05.9secs A8
9. Eamonn Boland Subaru Impreza WRC +15mins 21.4secs A8
10. Urmo Aava Stobart Ford Focus RS WRC08 +15mins 35.8secs MT
11. Aaron MacHale Ford Focus WRC +16mins 07.5secs A8
12. Tim McNulty Subaru S12B +20mins 58.8secs A8
13. Shaun Gallagher Mitsubishi Evo 9 +21mins 12.0secs N4
14. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC08 +23mins 33.6secs M
15. Gary Jennings Mitsubishi Evo 9 +23mins 57.8secs N4
16. Aaron Burkart Suzuki Swift S1600 +28mins 08.7secs J
17. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +28mins 58.6secs J
18. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +36mins 34.4secs A8
19. Simone Bertolotti Suzuki Swift S1600 +37mins 07.7secs J
20. Yoann Bonato Suzuki Swift Sport +41mins 13.2secs J

Overall JWRC after SS18:

1. Aaron Burkart Suzuki Swift S1600 3hours 15mins 22.4secs J
2. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +00mins 49.9secs J
3. Simone Bertolotti Suzuki Swift S1600 +08mins 59.0secs J

Notable retirements:

SS2/3. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC08 Went off. M*
SS2/3. Niall McShea Proton Satria Neo S2000 Electrical. S2000*
SS3. Kevin Abbring Renault Clio R3 Electrical. J*
SS6. Yoann Bonato Suzuki Swift Sport Stopped in stage. J*
SS6. Urmo Aava Stobart Ford Focus RS WRC08 Went off. MT*
SS6/9. Austin MacHale Ford Focus WRC Withdrawn A8

SS9. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC Went off. A8*
SS14. Hans Weijs Citroen C2 S1600 Accident. J
SS14. Niall McShea Proton Satria Neo Went off. S2000
SS14/15. Gareth MacHale Ford Focus WRC Withdrawn A8

SS17. Ross Forde Suzuki Swift Sport Mechanical. J

* 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