SS9 - Orkontas (18.54km): Loeb takes first stage win of the day on SS9 from Latvala and Petter Solberg, Loeb extends lead to more than a minute as crews head back to service. Araujo leads PWRC but Sandell closing in, Prokop losing time in JWRC but retains advantage.

Top ten stage times for SS9:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 18mins 36.5secs M
2. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 03.9secs M
3. Petter Solberg PS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC +00mins 04.8secs A8
4. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 11.7secs M
5. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 14.5secs M
6. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 26.9secs MT
7. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 29.0secs A8
8. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 30.4secs MT
9. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 34.8secs MT
10. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 40.6secs M

Overall times after SS9:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 2hr 38mins 03.3secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +01mins 08.3secs M
3. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +01mins 19.1secs M
4. Petter Solberg PS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC +02mins 44.8secs A8
5. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC +05mins 38.8secs MT
6. Evgeny Novikov Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +05mins 56.6secs MT
7. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +06mins 10.2secs A8
8. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +06mins 49.0secs MT
9. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus RS WRC +07mins 56.9secs M
10. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +08mins 47.2secs A8

11. Armindo Araujo Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +11mins 57.5secs P
12. Patrik Sandell Skoda Fabia S2000 +12mins 10.7secs P
13. Nasser Al-Attiyah Subaru Impreza N14 +13mins 06.5secs P
14. Toshi Arai Subaru Impreza +14mins 07.2secs P
15. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +15mins 39.5secs J
16. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 +17mins 21.7secs J
17. Charalambos Timotheou Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +17mins 28.9secs P
18. Andis Neiksans Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +18mins 38.2secs P
19. Simone Campedelli Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +19mins 42.7secs P
20. Nicos Thomas Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +20mins 38.5secs P

Overall PWRC after SS9/ Top 3:

1. Armindo Araujo Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 2hr 50mins 00.8secs P
2. Patrik Sandell Skoda Fabia S2000 +00mins 13.2secs P
3. Nasser Al-Attiyah Subaru Impreza N14 +01mins 09.0secs P

Overall JWRC after SS9:

1. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 2hr 53mins 42.8secs J
2. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 +01mins 42.2secs J
3. Aaron Burkart Suzuki Swift S1600 +15mins 24.1secs J

Notable retirements:

Before SS1. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC Accident on road section MT *
SS6. Aaron Burkart Suzuki Swift S1600 Lost wheel J *

SS8. Frederic Sauvan Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX Stopped in stage P
SS8. Martin Semerad Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX Stopped in stage P
SS9. Nicos Thomas Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 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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