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Rally Australia: SS9

SS9 - Castrol Edge East 1 (6.85km): Ogier fastest through SS9 - 1.9 seconds up on Latvala; Sordo third followed by Henning Solberg and Loeb; Hirvonen completes top six; Wilson had power steering problems; Prokop had intercooler issues after hitting a rock; Araujo spun; Mason leads the P-WRC category; Latvala leads overall by 1.1 seconds.


Top ten stage times for SS9:

1. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC 4mins 38.9secs MT
2. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 01.9secs M
3. Dani Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 03.4secs M
4. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +00mins 03.8secs MT
5. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 05.7secs M
6. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 06.1secs M
7. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 08.7secs MT
8. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +00mins 09.3secs MT
9. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 12.5secs MT
10. Richard Mason Subaru Impreza WRX STI +00mins 13.4secs P


Overall times after SS9 / Top 15:

1. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 36mins 09.3secs M
2. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 01.1secs MT
3. Dani Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 12.4secs M
4. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 14.4ecs M
5. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 16.6secs M
6. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +00mins 38.0secs MT
7. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +01mins 10.2secs MT
8. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus RS WRC +01mins 34.0secs MT
9. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +01mins 34.5secs MT
10. Hayden Paddon Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +02mins 55.0secs N4
11. Richard Mason Subaru Impreza WRX STI +03mins 01.0secs P
12. Bernardo Sousa FIAT Abarth Grande Punto S2000 +03mins 04.9secs P
13. Cody Crocker Subaru Impreza WRX STI +03mins 10.2secs P
14. Neal Bates Toyota Corolla S2000 +03mins 18.6secs P
15. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +03mins 21.2secs P


Overall PWRC after SS9 / Top 3:

1. Richard Mason Subaru Impreza WRX STI 39mins 10.3secs P
2. Bernardo Sousa FIAT Abarth Grande Punto S2000 +00mins 03.9secs P
3. Cody Crocker Subaru Impreza WRX STI +00mins 09.2secs P


Notable retirements:

SS5. Mark Tapper Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX Rolled. P
SS7. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC Steering. A8
SS7. Eyvind Brynildsen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX Engine. P

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


M - denotes Manufacturer entry.
MT - denotes Manufacturer Team entry.
P - denotes Production WRC entry.

all times unofficial



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