SS1 - Oslo (2.00km): Petter Solberg begins his first event with his own team in the best way possible by setting the pace in the short opening super special; Hirvonen trails by 0.6 seconds; Loeb completes top three followed by ?stberg and Latvala; Sordo sixth despite stalling at start; Andersson stopped in one hairpin; Novikov had slight off; Sandell sets early pace in P-WRC category; Arai picks up 5 minute penalty for engine change after shakedown; Petter leads overall.

Top ten stage times for SS1:

1. Petter Solberg PS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC 1mins 32.8secs A8
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 00.6secs M
3. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 00.7secs M
4. Mads ?stberg Adapta AS Subaru Impreza WRC +00mins 01.2secs A8
5. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 02.3secs M
6. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 03.0secs M
7. Urmo Aava Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 03.4secs MT
8. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 04.2secs MT
9. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 04.7secs A8
10. Anders Gr?ndal Subaru Impreza WRC +00mins 05.3secs A8

Overall times after SS1:

1. Petter Solberg PS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC 1mins 32.8secs A8
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 00.6secs M
3. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 00.7secs M
4. Mads ?stberg Adapta AS Subaru Impreza WRC +00mins 01.2secs A8
5. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 02.3secs M
6. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 03.0secs M
7. Urmo Aava Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 03.4secs MT
8. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 04.2secs MT
9. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 04.7secs A8
10. Anders Gr?ndal Subaru Impreza WRC +00mins 05.3secs A8
11. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 05.5secs A8
12. Patrik Sandell Skoda Fabia S2000 +00mins 06.2secs P
13. Anders Kjaer Subaru Impreza WRX STI +00mins 06.8secs N4
14. Evgeny Novikov Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 07.1secs MT
15. Andis Neiksans Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +00mins 07.1secs P
16. Peter van Merksteijn Jr. Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +00mins 07.3secs A8
17. Ari Laivola Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +00mins 07.7secs N4
18. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 08.0secs MT
19. Andreas Mikkelsen Subaru Impreza WRX STI +00mins 08.2secs P
20. Jouni Arolainen Ford Focus WRC +00mins 08.3secs A8

Overall PWRC after SS1:

1. Patrik Sandell Skoda Fabia S2000 1mins 39.0secs P
2. Andis Neiksans Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +00mins 00.9secs P
3. Andreas Mikkelsen Subaru Impreza WRX STI +00mins 02.0secs 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.

all times unofficial

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