Subaru's Petter Solberg has won the Propecia Rally New Zealand, beating Marcus Gronholm, who was second, by 5.9 seconds; Markko Martin was third, while Sebastien Loeb and Harri Rovanpera completed the top five...

Overall times after SS23 / Leg 3 - Top 30:

1. Petter Solberg Subaru Impreza WRC 2004 4hours 02mins 29.5secs
2. Marcus Gronholm Peugeot 307 WRC +00mins 05.9secs
3. Markko Martin Ford Focus RS WRC 03 +00mins 25.6secs
4. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Xsara WRC +01mins 05.2secs
5. Harri Rovanpera Peugeot 307 WRC +02mins 23.7secs
6. Carlos Sainz Citroen Xsara WRC +03mins 08.9secs
7. Mikko Hirvonen Subaru Impreza WRC 2004 +05mins 42.5secs
8. Daniel Carlsson Peugeot 206 WRC +13mins 23.8secs

9. Dean Herridge Subaru Impreza WRX-STI +15mins 42.9secs 10. Manfred Stohl Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +16mins 23.8secs
11. Cody Crocker Subaru Impreza WRX-STI +17mins 03.3secs 12. Marcos Ligato Subaru Impreza STI +17mins 40.1secs 13. Alister McRae Subaru Impreza WRX +17mins 58.8secs 14. Jani Paasonen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +18mins 14.6secs 15. Toshihiro Arai Subaru Impreza WRX +18mins 22.6secs 16. Xavier Pons Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +20mins 50.9secs
17. Mirco Baldacci Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI +21mins 46.8secs
18. Francois Duval Ford Focus RS WRC 03 +23mins 32.8secs
19. Antony Warmbold Ford Focus RS WRC 02 +24mins 04.5secs 20. Nasser Al-Attiyah Subaru Impreza +25mins 04.4secs 21. Karamjit Singh Proton Pert +25mins 23.7secs
22. Chris West Subaru Impreza STI +26mins 10.7secs 23. Sergio Lopez-F Fombona Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +31mins 00.2secs
24. Kevin Shaw Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII +33mins 54.6secs
25. Malcolm Stewart Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI +33mins 56.9secs
26. Tom Pritchard Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI +33mins 58.2secs 27. Georgi Geradzhiev Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +35mins 36.8secs
28. Maxim Novikov Subaru Impreza WRX 03 +39mins 19.7secs
29. Bruce Warburton Subaru WRX RA +47mins 24.9secs 30. Ricardo Trivino Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +48mins 33.1secs

35 cars finished the event in total out of 57 starters.

Overall PCWRC after SS23 / Leg 3:

1. Manfred Stohl Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII 4hours 18mins 53.3secs 2. Marcos Ligato Subaru Impreza STI +01mins 16.3secs 3. Alister McRae Subaru Impreza WRX +01mins 35.0secs 4. Jani Paasonen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +01mins 50.8secs 5. Toshihiro Arai Subaru Impreza WRX +01mins 58.8secs 6. Xavier Pons Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +04mins 27.1secs 7. Nasser Al-Attiyah Subaru Impreza +08mins 40.6secs 8. Karamjit Singh Proton Pert +08mins 59.9secs

9. Sergio Lopez-F Fombona Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +14mins 36.4secs 10. Georgi Geradzhiev Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +19mins 13.0secs 11. Ricardo Trivino Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +32mins 09.3secs

Notable retirements:

SS2. Gilles Panizzi Mitsubishi Lancer WRC04 Electrical
SS2. Kristian Sohlberg Mitsubishi Lancer WRC04 Electrical

Italics denotes Production Car World Rally Championship entries.