SS23 - Budor 2 (19.74km): Loeb quickest as Rally Norway ends; Hirvonen second - 2.1 seconds slower; Sordo and Henning Solberg joint third followed by Ogier and Aava; Sandell wins the P-WRC category; Loeb takes the overall victory by 9.8 seconds.

Top ten stage times for SS23:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 10mins 24.7secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 02.1secs M
3. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 03.8secs M
= Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 03.8secs MT
5. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 05.7secs A8
6. Urmo Aava Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 06.1secs MT
7. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 06.6secs M
8. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 07.5secs A8
9. Petter Solberg PS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC +00mins 08.1secs A8
10. Mads ?stberg Adapta AS Subaru Impreza WRC +00mins 13.4secs A8

Overall times after SS23:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 3hours 28mins 15.9secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 09.8secs M
3. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +01mins 21.8secs M
4. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +03mins 33.5secs MT
5. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +03mins 52.0secs M
6. Petter Solberg PS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC +06mins 25.4secs A8
7. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +06mins 35.6secs A8
8. Urmo Aava Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +06mins 49.1secs MT
9. Mads ?stberg Adapta AS Subaru Impreza WRC +10mins 00.5secs A8
10. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +12mins 49.8secs A8
11. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +14mins 29.0secs MT
12. Evgeny Novikov Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +15mins 21.0secs MT
13. Patrik Sandell Skoda Fabia S2000 +21mins 27.7secs P
14. Eyvind Brynildsen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +22mins 11.8secs P
15. Anders Gr?ndal Subaru Impreza WRC +23mins 22.1secs A8
16. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +24mins 24.4secs P
17. Armindo Araujo Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +25mins 24.7secs P
18. Andis Neiksans Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +32mins 07.6secs P
19. Peter van Merksteijn Jr. Ford Focus RS WRC 06 +32mins 53.8secs A8
20. Jaromir Tarabus Fiat Grande Punto S2000 +34mins 17.2secs P

Overall PWRC after SS23:

1. Patrik Sandell Skoda Fabia S2000 3hours 49mins 43.6secs P
2. Eyvind Brynildsen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +00mins 44.1secs P
3. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +02mins 56.7secs P

Notable retirements:

SS3. Toshi Arai Subaru Impreza WRX STI Engine. P
SS7. Bernardo Sousa Fiat Abarth Grande Punto S2000 Engine. P

SS12/13. P-G Andersson Skoda Fabia WRC Clutch. A8

SS19/20. Andreas Mikkelsen Subaru Impreza WRX STI Double puncture. P
SS21. Eamonn Boland Subaru Impreza WRX STI Engine. A8

* 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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