SS16 - Milki 2 (27.07km): Henning Solberg quickest through SS16; Loeb second - 6.3 seconds slower; Hirvonen third followed by Petter Solberg, who stalled at the start; Wilson and Latvala round out top six; Ogier had engine problems and stopped near the start; Novikov slowed to allow Loeb in front and to hand the Citroen 'A' team the extra manufacturers' point; Abbring re-takes lead in JWRC after Kosciuszko crashes out; Hirvonen leads overall by 16.4 seconds.

Top ten stage times for SS16:

1. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC 13mins 56.0secs MT
2. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 06.3secs M
3. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 06.6secs M
4. Petter Solberg PS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC +00mins 07.9secs A8
5. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +00mins 08.1secs MT
6. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 13.6secs M
7. Krzysztof Holowczyc Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +00mins 13.8secs A8
8. Dani Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 15.1secs M
9. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 19.6secs MT
10. Vytautas Svedas Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +01mins 42.3secs N4

Overall times after SS16 / Top 20:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 2hours 57mins 48.1secs M
2. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 16.4secs M
3. Dani Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +01mins 10.7secs M
4. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +02mins 02.7secs MT
5. Petter Solberg PS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC +02mins 25.7secs A8
6. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +04mins 10.2secs MT
7. Krzysztof Holowczyc Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +04mins 26.6secs A8
8. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +06mins 24.2secs MT
9. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +19mins 20.7secs M
10. Evgeny Novikov Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +19mins 26.9secs MT
11. Michal Bebenek Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +21mins 55.5secs N4
12. Kevin Abbring Renault Clio RS R3 +26mins 10.5secs J
13. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +27mins 13.2secs J
14. Lukasz Sztuka Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +29mins 01.5secs N4
15. Yoann Bonato Suzuki Swift S1600 +31mins 25.1secs J
16. Valeriy Gorban Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +31mins 57.1secs N4
17. Vytautas Svedas Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +32mins 04.0secs N4
18. Hans Weijs Citroen C2 S1600 +36mins 07.5secs J
19. Simone Bertolotti Suzuki Swift S1600 +42mins 04.1secs J
20. Mark Wallenwein Renault Clio R3 +44mins 59.2secs A7

Overall JWRC after SS16 / Top 3:

1. Kevin Abbring Renault Clio RS R3 3hours 23mins 58.6secs J
2. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +01mins 02.7secs J
3. Yoann Bonato Suzuki Swift S1600 +05mins 14.6secs 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

SS14/5. Mads Ostberg Adapta Subaru Impreza WRC2008 Retired. A8
SS16. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC Engine. A8
SS16. Michal Kosciuszko Suzuki Swift S1600 Crashed. J

* 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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