SS8 - Pano Panagia (28.17km): Hirvonen wins SS8 from Loeb and Petter Solberg to go second overall. Latvala went off the road and loses over 20mins, Ogier ends the stage with damage that suggests a roll, loses more than 2mins. Loeb leads overall by 56.6secs.

Top ten stage times for SS8:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 30mins 29.8secs M
2. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 01.5secs M
3. Petter Solberg PS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC +00mins 13.0secs A8
4. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 15.5secs M
5. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 36.5secs MT
6. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +01mins 00.1secs MT
7. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +01mins 02.0secs MT
8. Evgeny Novikov Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +01mins 16.0secs MT
9. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +01mins 38.7secs A8
10. Toshi Arai Subaru Impreza +01mins 41.9secs P

Overall times after SS8:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 2hr 19mins 26.8secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 56.6secs M
3. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +01mins 04.6secs M
4. Petter Solberg PS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC +02mins 40.0secs A8
5. Evgeny Novikov Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +05mins 11.3secs MT
6. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +05mins 11.9secs MT
7. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +05mins 41.2secs A8
8. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +06mins 18.6secs MT
9. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus RS WRC +07mins 16.3secs M
10. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +07mins 37.5secs A8

11. Armindo Araujo Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +10mins 38.9secs P
12. Patrik Sandell Skoda Fabia S2000 +11mins 11.2secs P
13. Nasser Al-Attiyah Subaru Impreza N14 +11mins 57.4secs P
14. Toshi Arai Subaru Impreza +12mins 52.8secs P
15. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +13mins 24.2secs J
16. Nicos Thomas Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +14mins 39.0secs P
17. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 +15mins 16.0secs J
18. Charalambos Timotheou Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +15mins 29.0secs P
19. Simone Campedelli Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +16mins 04.4secs P
20. Andis Neiksans Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +17mins 15.6secs P

Overall PWRC after SS8/ Top 3:

1. Armindo Araujo Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 2hr 30mins 05.7secs P
2. Patrik Sandell Skoda Fabia S2000 +00mins 32.3secs P
3. Nasser Al-Attiyah Subaru Impreza N14 +01mins 18.5secs P

Overall JWRC after SS8:

1. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 2hr 32mins 51.0secs J
2. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 +01mins 51.8secs J
3. Aaron Burkart Suzuki Swift S1600 +14mins 55.4secs J

Notable retirements:

Before SS1. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC Accident on road section MT *

SS8. Frederic Sauvan Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX Stopped in stage P
SS8. Martin Semerad Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX Stopped in stage P

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

M - denotes Manufacturer entry.
MT - denotes Manufacturer Team entry.
P - denotes Production Car WRC entry.
J - denotes JWRC entry

all times unofficial

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