SS3 - Pianki (11.34km): Hirvonen quickest through a very fast SS3; Loeb second; Latvala third; Novikov fourth followed by Sordo and Mikkelsen; Kosciuszko heads the JWRC category; Hirvonen now leads overall by 0.3 seconds.

Top ten stage times for SS3:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 5mins 22.2secs M
2. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 00.8secs M
3. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 02.2secs M
4. Evgeny Novikov Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 03.5secs MT
5. Dani Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 03.8secs M
6. Andreas Mikkelsen Skoda Fabia WRC +00mins 06.8secs A8
7. Krzysztof Holowczyc Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +00mins 08.4secs A8
8. Mads Ostberg Adapta Subaru Impreza WRC2008 +00mins 09.7secs A8
9. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 11.3secs A8
10. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +00mins 11.7secs MT

Overall times after SS3 / Top 20:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 14mins 01.5secs M
2. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 00.3secs M
3. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 06.4secs M
4. Dani Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 08.1secs M
5. Evgeny Novikov Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 14.6secs MT
6. Andreas Mikkelsen Skoda Fabia WRC +00mins 15.2secs A8
7. Petter Solberg PS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC +00min 18.6secs A8
8. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 22.5secs A8
9. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +00mins 23.3secs MT
10. Krzysztof Holowczyc Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +00mins 25.3secs A8
11. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +00mins 25.4secs MT
12. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 33.3secs MT
13. Mads Ostberg Adapta Subaru Impreza WRC2008 +01mins 20.2secs A8
14. Michal Bebenek Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +01mins 33.2secs N4
15. Zbigniew Staniszewski Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +01mins 34.5secs N4
16. Vytautas Svedas Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +01mins 50.9secs N4
17. Maciej Oleksowicz Peugeot 207 S2000 +01mins 52.3secs N4
18. Hermann Gassner Jr Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +01mins 57.2secs N4
19. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 +02mins 12.7secs J
20. Kevin Abbring Renault Clio RS R3 +02mins 13.0secs J

Overall JWRC after SS3 / Top 3:

1. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 16mins 14.2secs J
2. Kevin Abbring Renault Clio RS R3 +00mins 00.3secs J
3. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +00mins 02.8secs J

Notable retirements:

None.

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

M - denotes Manufacturer entry.
MT - denotes Manufacturer Team entry.
J - denotes Junior WRC entry.

all times unofficial

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