Citroen's Sebastien Loeb has further extended his lead in the 2009 World Rally drivers' championship following his victory in Cyprus.

The Frenchman has now taken a maximum 30 points with victories in each of the three rounds to date, while Mikko Hirvonen, who took the runners-up spot in Cyprus, has strengthened his claim to be the reigning champion's closest challenger. Dani Sordo continues to hold third overall, 13 points adrift of his Citroen team-mate, while Petter Solberg's first podium as a privateer lifts him to fifth overall, one spot and one point behind brothr Henning.

The manufacturers' championship continues to be ruled by Citroen Total WRT, which increased its advantage over BP Ford Abu Dhabi WRT by six in Cyprus, while Munchi's Ford WRT opened its account first time out in 2009.

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World Rally Drivers' Championship (after 3 of 12 rounds):

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 30 points
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 22 points
3. Daniel Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 17 points
4. Henning Solberg Stobart Ford Focus RS WRC 08 10 points
5. Petter Solberg PS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC 9 points
6. Matthew Wilson Stobart Ford Focus RS WRC 08 8 points
7. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 6 points
8. Chris Atkinson Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC 4 points
9. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC 3 points
= Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC 3 points
11. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 08 2 points
= Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus RS WRC 2 points
= Urmo Aava Stobart VK Ford Focus RS WRC 1 point

World Rally Manufacturers' Championship (after 3 of 12 rounds):

1. Citroen Total WRT 48 points
2. BP Ford Abu Dhabi WRT 32 points
3. Stobart VK M-Sport Ford RT 22 points
4. Citroen Junior Team 11 points
5. Munchi's Ford WRT 3 points

Production Car World Rally Championship (for drivers) (after 2 of 8 rounds):

1. Patrik Sandell Skoda Fabia S2000 20 points
2. Armindo Araujo Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 13 points
3. Eyvind Brynildsen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 8 points
4. Andis Neiksans Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 8 points
5. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 6 points

6. Nasser Al-Attiyah Subaru Impreza N14 6 points
7. Toshi Arai Subaru Impreza 5 points
8. Jaromir Tarabus Fiat Grande Punto S2000 3 points
= Charalambos Timotheou Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX
10. Patrik Flodin Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2 points
= Gaurav Singh Gill Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2 points
= Frederic Sauvan Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 2 points

Junior World Rally Championship (for drivers) (after 2 of 8 rounds):

1. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 18 points
2. Aaron Burkart Suzuki Swift S1600 16 points
3. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 8 points
4. Simone Bertolotti Suzuki Swift S1600 6 points
5. Yoann Bonato Suzuki Swift Sport 5 points
6. Kevin Abbring Renault Clio R3 4 points
7. Luca Griotti Renault Clio R3 3 points

Note: Rally Norway did not count as part of the Junior World Rally Championship.