Citroen's Sebastien Loeb wins the Rallye Deutschland, 29.1 seconds up on Francois Duval; Carlos Sainz takes the final spot on the podium, while Markko Martin and Cedric Robert complete the top five...

Overall times after SS24 / Leg 3 - Top 30:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Xsara WRC 4hours 01mins 57.4secs
2. Francois Duval Ford Focus RS WRC 04 +00mins 29.1secs
3. Carlos Sainz Citroen Xsara WRC +01mins 09.5secs
4. Markko Martin Ford Focus RS WRC 04 +02mins 40.4secs
5. Cedric Robert Peugeot 307 WRC +03mins 30.1secs
6. Freddy Loix Peugeot 307 WRC +04mins 06.0secs
7. Toni Gardemeister Skoda Fabia WRC +05mins 44.2secs
8. Mikko Hirvonen Subaru Impreza WRC 2004 +06mins 41.1secs

9. Stephane Sarrazin Subaru Impreza WRC +06mins 58.9secs
10. Alex Bengue Peugeot 206 WRC +10mins 26.7secs
11. Armin Schwarz Skoda Fabia WRC +13mins 24.9secs
12. Nicolas Vouilloz Peugeot 206 WRC +13mins 41.5secs
13. Antony Warmbold Ford Focus RS WRC 02 +14mins 00.4secs
14. Jussi Valimaki Ford Focus RS WRC 02 +21mins 47.1secs 15. Xavier Pons Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +22mins 14.0secs 16. Niall McShea Subaru Impreza +22mins 44.4secs 17. Alister McRae Subaru Impreza WRX +23mins 59.6secs 18. Toshihiro Arai Subaru Impreza WRX +24mins 06.0secs
19. Daniel Sordo Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +25mins 58.2secs 20. Jani Paasonen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +26mins 31.9secs
21. Sandro Wallenwein Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII +26mins 54.6secs 22. Karamjit Singh Proton Pert +28mins 37.2secs
23. Hermann Gassner Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +30mins 10.9secs
24. Bob Colsoul Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +31mins 36.7secs 25. Sebastian Vollak Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI +32mins 24.9secs
26. Stefan Karnabal Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +35mins 29.1secs
27. Hermann Gassner Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +37mins 00.1secs
28. Henk Vossen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI +40mins 14.9secs 29. Georgi Geradzhiev Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +43mins 50.5secs
30. Peter Zehetmaier Honda Civic Type R +45mins 48.6secs

41 cars completed the event in total out of 69 starters.

Overall PCWRC after SS24 / Leg 3:

1. Xavier Pons Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII 4hours 24mins 11.4secs 2. Niall McShea Subaru Impreza +00mins 30.4secs 3. Alister McRae Subaru Impreza WRX +01mins 45.6secs 3. Toshihiro Arai Subaru Impreza WRX +01mins 52.0secs 5. Jani Paasonen Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +04mins 17.9secs 6. Karamjit Singh Proton Pert +06mins 23.2secs 7. Sebastian Vollak Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI +10mins 10.9secs 8. Georgi Geradzhiev Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +21mins 36.5secs

9. Ricardo Trivino Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +26mins 17.1secs 10. Manfred Stohl Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII +28mins 05.3secs

Notable retirements*:

SS1. Marcus Gronholm Peugeot 307 WRC Went off the road.
SS2. Daniel Sola Mitsubishi Lancer WRC04 Went off the road.
SS9. Gilles Panizzi Mitsubishi Lancer WRC04 Went off the road.
SS9. Roman Kresta Skoda Fabia WRC Went off the road.
SS12. Petter Solberg Subaru Impreza WRC 2004 Went off the road.

* Under the new 'SupeRally' system, retired cars can re-start on subsequent legs. However as the system is currently being used only as an experiment, competitors will not be eligible for points and will not be classified in the overall standings.

Italics denotes Production Car World Rally Championship entries.