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Rally Australia: SS17

SS17 - Bosch 1 (18.75km): Loeb fastest through a very slippery SS17 - 5.7 seconds up on Sordo; Hirvonen third followed by Ogier and Latvala; Wilson completes top six; Prokop takes the lead in the P-WRC category; Latvala leads overall by 5.1 seconds.


Top ten stage times for SS17:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC 9mins 26.3secs M
2. Dani Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 05.7secs M
3. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 06.3secs M
4. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 11.9secs MT
5. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 14.4secs M
6. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +00mins 22.0secs MT
7. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 32.6secs MT
8. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus RS WRC +00mins 32.7secs MT
9. Khalid Al Qassimi BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 41.1secs A8
10. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +01mins 05.9secs MT


Overall times after SS17 / Top 15:

1. Jari-Matti Latvala BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC 1hour 12mins 51.5secs M
2. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 05.1secs M
3. Mikko Hirvonen BP Ford Abu Dhabi Focus RS WRC +00mins 11.2secs M
4. Sebastien Ogier Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +00mins 11.5secs MT
5. Dani Sordo Citroen Total WRT C4 WRC +00mins 13.9secs M
6. Henning Solberg Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +01mins 54.8secs MT
7. Matthew Wilson Stobart VK Ford Focus WRC +02mins 08.5secs MT
8. Federico Villagra Munchi's Ford Focus RS WRC +02mins 52.0secs MT
9. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen Junior Team C4 WRC +03mins 16.7secs MT
10. Hayden Paddon Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +06mins 10.8secs N4
11. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +06mins 29.5secs P
12. Richard Mason Subaru Impreza WRX STI +06mins 33.2secs P
13. Cody Crocker Subaru Impreza WRX STI +06mins 37.6secs P
14. Bernardo Sousa FIAT Abarth Grande Punto S2000 +07mins 01.9secs P
15. Armindo Araujo Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX +07mins 10.5secs P


Overall PWRC after SS17 / Top 3:

1. Martin Prokop Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX 1hour 19mins 21.0secs P
2. Richard Mason Subaru Impreza WRX STI +00mins 03.7secs P
3. Cody Crocker Subaru Impreza WRX STI +00mins 08.1secs 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
SS15. Chaodong Liu Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX Mechanical. 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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