SS8 - Danowo (11.88km): Loeb quickest through SS8 having re-started under the SupeRally; Hirvonen second - 0.7 seconds slower; Latvala third followed by Sordo and Ogier; Novikov sixth - also using the SupeRally; Wilson clipped a bank; Ostberg had radiator issues; Abbring heads the JWRC category; Hirvonen leads overall by 10.5 seconds.

Top ten stage times for SS8:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 6mins 18.1secs M
2. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 00.7secs M
3. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 02.3secs M
4. Dani Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 04.5secs M
5. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 06.3secs A8
6. Evgeny Novikov Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 07.7secs MT
7. Petter Solberg PS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC +00mins 08.2secs A8
8. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +00mins 09.6secs MT
9. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +00mins 10.6secs MT
10. Krzysztof Holowczyc Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +00mins 14.4secs A8

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Overall times after SS8 / Top 20:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 1hour 08mins 41.9secs M
2. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 10.5secs M
3. Dani Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 40.8secs M
4. Petter Solberg PS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC +01min 22.1secs A8
5. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +01mins 30.4secs MT
6. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +01mins 38.5secs A8
7. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +02mins 06.4secs MT
8. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +02mins 47.7secs MT
9. Krzysztof Holowczyc Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +02mins 53.5secs A8
10. Mads Ostberg Adapta Subaru Impreza WRC2008 +05mins 20.3secs A8
11. Michal Bebenek Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +08mins 27.9secs N4
12. Maciej Oleksowicz Peugeot 207 S2000 +09mins 45.3secs N4
13. Kevin Abbring Renault Clio RS R3 +10mins 26.9secs J
14. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 +10mins 54.1secs J
15. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +11mins 04.7secs J
16. Hermann Gassner Jr Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +12mins 11.8secs N4
17. Yoann Bonato Suzuki Swift S1600 +12mins 35.7secs J
18. Valeriy Gorban Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +12mins 50.9secs N4
19. Lukasz Sztuka Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +13mins 22.9secs N4
20. Hans Weijs Citroen C2 S1600 +13mins 55.7secs J

Overall JWRC after SS8 / Top 3:

1. Kevin Abbring Renault Clio RS R3 1hour 19mins 08.8secs J
2. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 +00mins 27.2secs J
3. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +00mins 37.8secs J

Notable retirements:

SS4. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC Went off the road. M*
SS4/5. Evgeny Novikov Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC Went off the road. MT*
SS7. Andreas Mikkelsen Skoda Fabia WRC Engine. A8

* 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