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Rally Finland: SS12

SS12 - Himos 1 (20.94km): Hirvonen fastest in SS12; Loeb second - 1.4 seconds slower; Latvala third followed by Sordo and Ketomaa; Rantanen completes top six; Raikkonen 19th; Ostberg went off the road; Wilson hit something; Henning Solberg retired from the leg; Prokop heads the JWRC category; Hirvonen leads overall by 6.9 seconds.


Top ten stage times for SS12:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 10mins 31.7secs M
2. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 01.4secs M
3. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 10.9secs M
4. Dani Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 11.8secs M
5. Jari Ketomaa Ketomaa WRT Subaru Impreza WRC +00mins 28.5secs A8
6. Matti Rantanen Munchi's Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 28.6secs MT
7. Petter Solberg PS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC +00mins 30.5secs. A8
8. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 34.4secs MT
9. Evgeny Novikov Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 35.8secs MT
10. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +00mins 41.9secs MT


Overall times after SS12 / Top 20:

1. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 1hour 24mins 48.8secs M
2. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 06.9secs M
3. Dani Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 44.9secs M
4. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 54.6secs M
5. Matti Rantanen Munchi's Ford Focus RS WRC +02mins 11.2secs MT
6. Mads Ostberg Adapta Subaru Impreza WRC2008 +03mins 01.0secs A8
7. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +03mins 19.8secs MT
8. Jari Ketomaa Ketomaa WRT Subaru Impreza WRC +03mins 22.9secs A8
9. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +03mins 35.3secs MT
10. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +05mins 27.2secs A8
11. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +06mins 39.6secs MT
12. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +06mins 47.0secs A8
13. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus RS WRC +07mins 32.5secs MT
14. Juho Hänninen Skoda Fabia S2000 +07mins 53.5secs N4
15. Anton Alén Fiat Grande Punto S2000 +09mins 02.5secs N4
16. Kimi Räikkönen Fiat Grande Punto S2000 +10mins 13.0secs N4
17. Patrik Flodin Subaru Impreza WRX Sti +10mins 16.7secs N4
18. Jarkko Nikara Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X +12mins 29.2secs N4
19. Sveinung Bieltvedt Subaru Impreza WRX Sti +13mins 32.4secs N4
= Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 +13mins 32.4secs J


Overall JWRC after SS12 / Top 3:

1. Martin Prokop Citroen C2 S1600 1hour 38mins 21.2secs J
2. Kalle Pinomaki Renault Clio R3 +00mins 14.6secs J
3. Aaron Burkart Suzuki Swift S1600 +01mins 43.3secs J


Notable retirements:

SS2/3. Evgeny Novikov Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC Accident. MT*
SS3. Jukka Ketomaki Skoda Octavia WRC Mechanical. A8
SS4. Petter Solberg PS WRT Citroen Xsara WRC Went off the road. A8*

SS12. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC Mechanical. MT


* 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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Podium, 1st Andreas Mikkelsen (NOR) Anders Jaeger Synnevag (NOR) Volkswagen Polo R WRC, 2nd Sebastien Ogier (FRA) Julien Ingrassia (FRA) Volkswagen Polo R WRC, 3rd Thierry Neuville (BEL) Nicolas Gilsoul (BEL) Hyundai i20 WRC
Podium - Andreas Mikkelsen (NOR) Anders Jaeger Synnevag (NOR) Volkswagen Polo R WRC
Podium - Volkswagen
Podium - Volkswagen
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Podium - Andreas Mikkelsen (NOR) Anders Jaeger Synnevag (NOR) Volkswagen Polo R WRC
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Sebastien Ogier (FRA) Volkswagen Polo R WRC
Sebastien Ogier (FRA) Julien Ingrassia (FRA) Volkswagen Polo R WRC
Sebastien Ogier (FRA) Julien Ingrassia (FRA) Volkswagen Polo R WRC

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