Citroen's Sebastien Loeb has won the Rally Italia Sardinia - 59.6secs up on Petter Solberg, who took second for Subaru; Marcus Gronholm completes the podium in his Peugeot 307, with Markko Martin and Toni Gardemeister fourth and fifth respectively...

Overall times after SS17 / Leg 3 - Top 20:

1. Sebastien Loeb Citroen Xsara WRC 4hours 06mins 33.7secs
2. Petter Solberg Subaru Impreza WRC 2005 +00mins 59.6secs
3. Marcus Gronholm Peugeot 307 WRC +03mins 07.3secs
4. Markko Martin Peugeot 307 WRC +04mins 12.3secs
5. Toni Gardemeister Ford Focus RS WRC 04 +08mins 29.3secs
6. Roman Kresta Ford Focus RS WRC 04 +09mins 29.2secs
7. Antony Warmbold Ford Focus RS WRC 04 +09mins 59.8secs
8. Juuso Pykalisto Citroen Xsara WRC +10mins 21.2secs

9. Manfred Stohl Citroen Xsara +10mins 35.6secs
10. Mark Higgins Ford Focus WRC +12mins 21.1secs
11. Francois Duval Citroen Xsara WRC +13mins 29.8secs
12. Stephane Sarrazin Subaru Impreza WRC +15mins 04.4secs
13. Janne Tuohino Skoda Fabia WRC +15mins 30.6secs
14. Tobias Johansson Subaru Impreza WRC 2004 +16mins 32.5secs
15. Henning Solberg Ford Focus RS WRC 04 +18mins 13.6secs
16. Jari-Matti Latvala Subaru Impreza +23mins 16.5secs 17. Daniel Sordo Citroen C2 Super 1600 +28mins 39.7secs
18. Chris Atkinson Subaru Impreza WRC 2005 +31mins 59.6secs 19. Urmo Aava Suzuki Ignis +32mins 13.6secs 20. Kris Meeke Citroen C2 Super 1600 +32mins 33.7secs

Overall JWRC after SS17 / Leg 3 - Top 8:

1. Daniel Sordo Citroen C2 Super 1600 4hours 35mins 13.4secs 2. Urmo Aava Suzuki Ignis +03mins 33.9secs 3. Kris Meeke Citroen C2 Super 1600 +03mins 54.0secs 4. Luca Betti Renault Clio +08mins 44.5secs 5. Per-Gunnar Andersson Suzuki Ignis +18mins 34.6secs 6. Guy Wilks Suzuki Ignis +21mins 34.7secs 7. Martin Prokop Suzuki Ignis +24mins 51.9secs 8. Conrad Rautenbach Citroen C2 S1600 +28mins 18.3secs

Notable retirements*:

SS5. Francois Duval Citroen Xsara WRC Rolled#
SS5. Gigi Galli Mitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC05 Suspension#
SS5. Chris Atkinson Subaru Impreza WRC 2005 Hit a rock#
SS8. Chris Atkinson Subaru Impreza WRC 2005 Hit a rock#
SS10. Armin Schwarz Skoda Fabia WRC Clutch
SS11. Janne Tuohino Skoda Fabia WRC Spun#
SS11. Toni Gardemeister Ford Focus RS WRC 04 No oil pressure#
SS11. Stephane Sarrazin Subaru Impreza WRC Clutch#
SS11/12. Gigi Galli Mitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC05 Gearbox
SS13/SS14. Harri Rovanpera Mitsubishi Lancer Evo WRC05 Retired

EX. Armin Schwarz Skoda Fabia WRC Excluded - outside assistance

* Under the 'SupeRally' system, retired cars can re-start on subsequent legs with time penalties imposed for however many stages they miss.

# denotes elected to re-start.

Italics denotes Junior World Rally Championship entries.